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Future of Roe v. Wade

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Senate Democrats press tech firms on abortion-related location data

Concern is growing that cellphone tracking data could be used to target both patients and abortion providers if Roe v. Wade is overturned.
Image: Idaho Planned Parenthood
Image: Idaho Planned Parenthood

Alito says overturning Roe gives women a voice on abortion. In the South, it's not that simple.

If Roe v. Wade falls, states will determine abortion access. Civil rights advocates say places with the tightest restrictions are also some of the toughest places to vote.
Mississippi Voters Go To The Polls In Senate Run-Off Election
Mississippi Voters Go To The Polls In Senate Run-Off Election

'We have our ways': Polish feminists may serve as a model for U.S. women if Roe falls

"It may be difficult to get abortions in Poland, but we have our ways," Polish feminist Krystyna Kacpura says.
A protest against the abortion ban in Warsaw
A protest against the abortion ban in Warsaw
4d ago

The new strategy for securing abortion rights

Enshrining reproductive rights in state constitutions through ballot measures will guarantee the protection of reproductive health.
State Sen. Wendy Davis
State Sen. Wendy Davis

Abortion fight thrusts state attorney general races into the forefront

If Roe falls, it will be the attorneys general in states where pre-Roe bans are already on the books who could have the say over whether they're enforced.
Abortion protest outside the Wisconsin Capitol
Abortion protest outside the Wisconsin Capitol

Support for abortion rights hits new high as midterm outlook is grim for Democrats

63% oppose overturning Roe v. Wade and Democratic enthusiasm ticks up in a new NBC News poll, but Biden's job approval rating falls to 39% amid economic worries.
Abortion rights demonstrators and advocates march during the ‘Bans Off Our Bodies’ rally from the National Mall to the Supreme Court in Washington on May 14, 2022.
Abortion rights demonstrators and advocates march during the ‘Bans Off Our Bodies’ rally from the National Mall to the Supreme Court in Washington on May 14, 2022.

Nationwide protests draw thousands in support of abortion rights

Demonstrators are protesting in more than 370 rallies across the country Saturday to show "how serious the threat to those rights is in this moment," according to organizers.
Abortion rights demonstrators and advocates attend the ‘Bans Off Our Bodies’ rally on the National Mall in Washington on May 14, 2022.
Abortion rights demonstrators and advocates attend the ‘Bans Off Our Bodies’ rally on the National Mall in Washington on May 14, 2022.

Justice Clarence Thomas says abortion leak has changed Supreme Court

He described the leak as an unthinkable breach of trust while speaking at a conference Friday evening in Dallas.
Associate Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas
Associate Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas

Trump isn't talking about delivering on a major abortion campaign promise

Trump's unusual silence about having named the Supreme Court justices who appear set to overturn Roe v. Wade may speak to his eying a 2024 general election.
President Trump Attends Swearing-In Of Supreme Court Associate Justice Brett Kavanaugh
President Trump Attends Swearing-In Of Supreme Court Associate Justice Brett Kavanaugh

House Judiciary panel to hold hearing on impact of overturning Roe v. Wade

After the Senate failed to codify abortion protections, congressional Democrats are turning to other political tools to highlight the issue and up the pressure on Republicans.
An abortion-rights protester shouts during a demonstration
An abortion-rights protester shouts during a demonstration

Complicated legal landscape hinders abortion pill access in some states — with or without Roe

Most states have at least one restriction on medication abortion beyond FDA rules. Overturning Roe v. Wade would further limit access.
A woman who self-managed her abortion holds a packet of misoprostol.
A woman who self-managed her abortion holds a packet of misoprostol.