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.
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.
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.
Opinion polls have shown a sharp drop in approval of the Supreme Court and trust for the institution.
It’s the first time VA doctors will be able to perform abortions on federal property.
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.
Last week, Kansas voters overwhelmingly rejected a ballot measure that would have allowed state lawmakers to tighten restrictions on abortion.
“If in fact an unwanted pregnancy is an act of god, then impotency must be an act of god," Indiana state Rep. John Bartlett said.
"We are concerned that this law will hinder Lilly’s – and Indiana’s - ability to attract diverse scientific, engineering and business talent from around the world," Eli Lilly said in a statement.
One of the directives allows states that have not outlawed abortion to apply for specific Medicaid waivers that would, in effect, help them treat women who have traveled from out of state.
The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled on Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization and overturned the landmark 1973 Roe v. Wade decision that legalized abortion nationwide, letting the states have the final say.
A Kentucky judge has issued a ruling that continues to keep the state’s near-total ban on abortion from taking effect.
Abortion clinics in Louisiana can continue operating while a lawsuit challenging the state’s near total ban on abortions is resolved, a state judge ruled Thursday.
An Indianapolis doctor who performed an abortion on a 10-year-old rape victim from Ohio took the first step Tuesday toward suing Indiana’s attorney general for defamation.
The Mississippi abortion clinic that was at the center of the U.S. Supreme Court decision that overturned Roe v. Wade has ended a lawsuit in which it was seeking to block the state from enforcing a law banning most abortions.
Democrats argued intensely in favor of enshrining marriage equality in federal law, while Republicans steered clear of openly rejecting gay marriage.
The Unborn Child Support Act comes less than a month since the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade.
The suit seeks to block the US Department of Health and Human Services from using the Emergency Medical Treatment and Active Labor Act (EMTALA) to require hospitals to perform abortions.
The rape charges came days after some conservatives, including Ohio's Republican governor and attorney general, had raised questions about whether the case was real.
The Biden administration said Monday that federal law on emergency treatment guidelines preempts state laws in jurisdictions that now ban abortion procedures without any exceptions.