Abortion rights groups submit 2023 fall ballot measure in Ohio
The measure would require restrictions imposed past a fetus' viability outside the womb to be based on evidence of patient health and safety benefits.
Satanic Temple launches telehealth abortion care in New Mexico, hopes to expand
The Satanic Temple, which doesn’t believe in a literal Satan, has claimed its abortion ritual is exempt from bans because it’s part of religious practice.
'We won't go back': Abortion rights activists rally 50 years after Roe
Sunday is the 50th anniversary of the now-overturned Roe v. Wade Supreme Court decision that established a federal right to an abortion.
Idaho court tosses lawsuits aiming to block abortion bans
Idaho's Constitution does not implicitly enshrine abortion as a fundamental right, the state Supreme Court ruled Thursday as it dismissed a series of lawsuits brought by Planned Parenthood.
South Carolina’s top court strikes down state’s abortion ban
Currently, South Carolina bans most abortion at 20 weeks. The decision comes two years after Republican Gov. Henry McMaster signed the measure into law.
Opponents file lawsuit targeting medication abortions
The lawsuit was filed by the Alliance for Defending Freedom, which was also involved in the Mississippi case that led to Roe v. Wade being overturned.
Kentucky Supreme Court hears arguments over statewide abortion ban
Tuesday's hearing comes a week after Kentucky voters rejected an anti-abortion ballot measure.
Biden says there’s still not enough votes to codify abortion rights
Although Democrats will hold on to control of the Senate after midterm elections, they're still likely to lose control of the House, which would allow Republicans to block any abortion rights laws.
Kentucky voters asked whether there's a right to an abortion as midterms near
The future of abortion access in Kentucky could hinge on a constitutional question on the ballot next week.
California Gov. Newsom's campaign puts up pro-abortion billboard in Austin
The billboard marks at least the second time California Gov. Gavin Newsom has paid for advertising in Texas concerning abortion.
Judge blocks restrictive Ohio 'heartbeat' abortion law as suit proceeds
An Ohio law that bans virtually all abortions will remain blocked while a state constitutional challenge proceeds, a judge said Friday in a ruling that will allow pregnancy terminations through 20 weeks’ gestation to continue for now.
South Carolina legislators unlikely to make abortion laws stricter
The South Carolina House voted Tuesday to reject changes the state Senate made to the current six-week ban. Lawmakers wanted to see a ban on all abortions, with exceptions for rape, incest, or if the life of the mother was threatened.
Louisiana woman carrying fetus with no skull forced to travel to New York to get abortion
Nancy Davis was one of the first women to get caught in the confusing whirlwind of trigger laws in her home state of Louisiana since Roe v. Wade was overturned in June.
They ended wanted pregnancies. Post-Roe, they face new pain.
Women say these terminations for medical reasons don’t feel like a choice — instead they are forced upon them by the condition of the fetus they carry.
Chrissy Teigen says her ‘miscarriage’ was actually an abortion to save her life: ‘Heartbreaking’
Chrissy Teigen and John Legend made the decision to abort their son Jack at 20 weeks in 2020 because they said 'he had absolutely no chance.'
West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice signs bill into law banning abortions
The law has exemptions for medical emergencies and for rape and incest victims until eight weeks of pregnancy for adults and 14 weeks for children.
State by state: Abortion laws across the U.S.
With Roe vs. Wade overturned, abortion bans are taking effect in roughly half the states. Here is an overview of abortion access and the expected impact of the court's decision in every state.
Chief Justice John Roberts defends legitimacy of Supreme Court
Opinion polls have shown a sharp drop in approval of the Supreme Court and trust for the institution.
VA to offer abortions to veterans in certain cases
It’s the first time VA doctors will be able to perform abortions on federal property.
South Carolina House approves abortion ban with exceptions
South Carolina’s bill currently allows abortions if a mother's life is in danger and then lists several different medical emergencies that would fit into that exception.