Roe’s gone. Now antiabortion lawmakers want more.
On the heels of their greatest victory, antiabortion activists are eager to capitalize on their momentum by enshrining constitutional abortion bans and pushing Congress to pass a national one, prohibiting abortion pills, and limiting people’s ability to get abortions across state lines.
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.
For some, the abortion decision heralded good news — and misgivings
Because of the Supreme Court decision, Mississippi will soon outlaw abortions.
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.
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.
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.
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
Emboldened Supreme Court majority shows it’s eager for change
Reinforced by Trump appointments, conservatives take on controversies dear to the right.
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.
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."
Emotional protests continue after Supreme Court strikes down Roe v. Wade
Crowds grew in the nation’s capital Saturday and demonstrations continued nationwide in outpourings of emotion over the divisive ruling.
Florida emerges as key battleground in state-by-state abortion fight
Gov. Ron DeSantis’s efforts to manage his statewide and national political fortunes will be complicated if Florida becomes an epicenter of the abortion battle.
For these young Americans, abortion is personal — and complicated
Those younger than 30 are arguably the most immediately affected by the decision.
The abortions we didn’t have
The right to choose abortion is important. Even when women don’t choose it.
France’s Roe v. Wade was the trial of a 16-year-old girl
The sensational 1972 “Bobigny trial” of Marie-Claire Chevalier for obtaining an illegal abortion helped decriminalize abortion in France just before Roe v. Wade.
Abortion will soon be banned in 13 states. Here’s which could be next.
Thirteen states have "trigger bans" to criminalize abortion now that the Supreme Court has overturned Roe v. Wade. Several other states are likely to enact similar laws.
Roe is gone. How will state abortion restrictions affect IVF and more?
Our research suggests that both Republicans and Democrats want to preserve infertility care, although some laws could have unintended consequences.
A Thurgood Marshall opinion offers another path to secure legal abortion
After Dobbs, feminist lawyers need new and expanded arguments.
GOP governors in four blue states pledge to uphold right to seek abortion
New Hampshire's Chris Sununu, Maryland's Larry Hogan, Massachusetts's Charlie Baker and Vermont's Phil Scott govern with a relatively light touch on social issues.
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.