At New York’s Pride weekend, a noticeable cloud from the Supreme Court

Amid celebrations, new worries about LGBTQ rights.

By Ashley Fetters Maloy and Jada YuanJune 26, 2022

Biden, other critics fear Thomas’s ‘extreme’ position on contraception

“In future cases, we should reconsider all of this Court’s substantive due process precedents, including Griswold, Lawrence, and Obergefell,” Thomas wrote, also referring to the rights to same-sex relationships and marriage equality, respectively.

By Meryl Kornfield, Timothy Bella and Amy B WangJune 26, 2022

Virginia antiabortion pregnancy center vandalized, police say

Virginia police are investigating vandalism of the antiabortion Blue Ridge Pregnancy Center in Lynchburg.

By Vanessa G. Sánchez June 26, 2022

Abortion is now banned in these states. Others will follow.

Thirteen states had "trigger bans" to criminalize abortion when the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade. Several other states are working to enact other laws.

By Caroline Kitchener, Kevin Schaul, N. Kirkpatrick, Daniela Santamariña and Lauren TierneyJune 26, 2022

Your questions about the end of Roe, answered

As the fallout of the decision unfolds, here are some answers to reader questions about what it means for reproductive health care, civil rights and more.

By Kate Wheeler and Hannah GoodJune 26, 2022

GOP lawmaker calls Roe ruling ‘victory for white life’ as Trump rally cheers

Rep. Mary E. Miller (R-Ill.) meant to say the Supreme Court’s Roe v. Wade decision was a victory for the “right to life,” a spokesman said.

By Jennifer HassanJune 26, 2022

A women’s clinic run by two generations of women braces for the post-Roe era

After the Supreme Court on Friday overturned the fundamental right to abortion established nearly 50 years ago in Roe v. Wade, abortion clinics in states like Michigan where the procedure could soon face further restrictions are even more on edge.

By Kim BellwareJune 26, 2022

Seeking an abortion? Here’s how to avoid leaving a digital trail.

Simple privacy precautions anyone can take when researching or arranging an abortion in the United States.

By Heather Kelly, Tatum Hunter and Danielle AbrilJune 26, 2022

How the Roe v. Wade ruling evolved: A behind-the-scenes visual tour

Internal Supreme Court documents reveal that the justices’ thinking on Roe evolved dramatically over the course of eight months of deliberations.

By James D. RobenaltJune 26, 2022

Conservatives on the march: GOP gains ground despite Democratic control

The conservative Supreme Court's landmark victories this week on abortion and guns capped a year-long string of victories on the right.

By Michael SchererJune 26, 2022

Planned Parenthood sues to halt Utah’s ‘trigger law’ abortion ban

Utah is one of 13 states in the country with “trigger bans” that were designed to prohibit abortion if Roe were to fall.

By Praveena SomasundaramJune 25, 2022

The Supreme Court prompts the question: Who gets rights in America?

For many Americans, the court's action took the country back to a time when White men held all of the power and most of the rights.

By Karin BrulliardJune 25, 2022

For some, the abortion decision heralded good news — and misgivings

Because of the Supreme Court decision, Mississippi will soon outlaw abortions.

By Sarah FowlerJune 25, 2022

How Washington Post readers feel about the Supreme Court’s abortion ruling

More than 23,000 people decried and celebrated the toppling of Roe v. Wade.

By Leslie Shapiro and N. KirkpatrickJune 25, 2022

Officer running for state Senate drops out after punching opponent

Jeann Lugo is under criminal investigation and has dropped out of the race for the Rhode Island state Senate after he allegedly punched Jennifer Rourke at an abortion protest in Providence.

By Timothy Bella and James BikalesJune 25, 2022

Abortion rights groups grasp for a post-Roe strategy

It’s a precarious moment for the abortion rights movement, which must grapple with determining how to divide its resources and money during the biggest political fight of its life since the 1973 Roe v. Wade ruling legalizing abortion.

By Rachel Roubein and Brittany ShammasJune 25, 2022

Why John Roberts’s wise prudence was the wrong answer on abortion law

The chief justice's gradualist instincts were the wrong fit for a legal regime that was still doing damage

By Hugh HewittJune 25, 2022

Emboldened Supreme Court majority shows it’s eager for change

Reinforced by Trump appointments, conservatives take on controversies dear to the right.

By Robert BarnesJune 25, 2022

Chasm opens between states over abortion pills and out-of-state care

The court's overturning of Roe v. Wade is likely to lead to the greatest tensions between states with competing laws since the Civil War.

By Jacob Bogage and Christopher RowlandJune 25, 2022

U.S. abortion decision draws cheers, horror abroad

Others responded in support of the move. The Vatican said that the decision would challenge “the whole world."

By Adam Taylor, Erin Cunningham, Karina Tsui and Claire ParkerJune 25, 2022