Georgia Supreme Court reinstates six-week abortion ban

The ban had been overturned one week earlier by a Fulton County judge who ruled it "unconstitutional."

By Kim BellwareNovember 23, 2022

Abortion is now banned in these states. See where laws have changed.

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 TierneyNovember 23, 2022

Doctor says she shouldn’t have to turn over patients’ abortion records

Caitlin Bernard, an Indianapolis-based OB/GYN who conducts abortions, says the Indiana attorney general doesn't have the basis to request patient records.

By Kim BellwareNovember 19, 2022

Justice Alito denies disclosing 2014 Hobby Lobby opinion in advance

Allegation against Supreme Court Justice Samuel A. Alito Jr. comes after leak of draft Dobbs abortion opinion, amid growing public questions about the high court's legitimacy.

By Robert Barnes and Ann E. MarimowNovember 19, 2022

Judge overturns Georgia’s six-week abortion ban

Two key parts of the law “were plainly unconstitutional when drafted," the judge ruled. State officials are expected to appeal.

By Kim Bellware and Rachel RoubeinNovember 15, 2022

Here’s how abortion access fared in the midterm elections in nine states

Follow live results in nine states where abortion-related ballot measures and contests for governor and state legislatures could alter control of abortion laws.

By Caroline Kitchener, Kati Perry and Kevin SchaulNovember 10, 2022

Abortion rights advocates score major midterm victories across U.S.

An antiabortion amendment was defeated in conservative Kentucky, while voters in Michigan backed a measure enshrining abortion rights in the state constitution.

By Caroline Kitchener, Rachel Roubein and Kim BellwareNovember 9, 2022

These comics show: There is no typical abortion story

Political narratives can flatten the reality of abortion. In these four comics, we depicted the complexities.

By Hannah GoodNovember 1, 2022

Covert network provides pills for thousands of abortions in U.S. post Roe

A growing army of community-based distributors is reaching pregnant women through word of mouth and social media — and supplying pills for free.

By Caroline KitchenerOctober 18, 2022

Woman says she had to press Herschel Walker to pay for abortion he wanted

The account, echoed by a person she confided in at the time, adds to the swirl of controversy around the antiabortion Senate GOP candidate in Georgia.

By Annie Linskey and Alice CritesOctober 11, 2022

Spread of Catholic hospitals limits reproductive care across the U.S.

Catholic health systems now control 1 in 7 beds across the country. That means greater limits on reproductive care, from abortion to birth control.

By Frances Stead Sellers and Meena VenkataramananOctober 10, 2022

Abortion measure brings a hint of uncertainty to California’s midterms

There is no threat to abortion in California. But Proposition 1, which seeks to enshrine the right in its constitution, may complicate politics in key races.

By Scott WilsonOctober 9, 2022

Arizona court halts enforcement of near-total abortion ban

Planned Parenthood Arizona had appealed a lower court's decision to revive a 19th century abortion ban with no exceptions for rape and incest victims.

By Andrew JeongOctober 8, 2022

Democrats aim to keep spotlight on abortion, as they face midterm head winds

Their efforts have collided with ramped-up Republican attempts to center the elections around crime and the economy.

By Annie LinskeyOctober 7, 2022

Maine GOP gubernatorial hopeful struggles with abortion questions in debate

Paul LePage’s awkward performance highlights the position many antiabortion Republicans are in, four months after the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade.

By Amy B WangOctober 5, 2022

U. of Idaho may stop providing birth control under new abortion law

Employees could be charged with a felony and fired if they appear to promote abortion, according to new guidance

By Caroline Kitchener and Susan SvrlugaSeptember 26, 2022

Arizona judge reinstates near-total abortion ban from 19th century

An injunction on a law that bans abortions except when the mother is at risk was lifted by a judge.

By Andrew JeongSeptember 24, 2022

Justice Dept. says it would defend Veterans Affairs medical workers in abortion cases

A recently adopted Department of Veterans Affairs policy providing abortions to veterans and their eligible relatives is legally sound and can continue, the Justice Department said.

By Perry SteinSeptember 22, 2022

GOP senator says he won’t back Graham’s proposed national abortion ban

Sen. Lindsey O. Graham’s proposed nationwide abortion ban after 15 weeks has sowed division within the Republican party, with Sen. Mike Rounds of South Dakota being the latest to oppose the bill.

By María Luisa PaúlSeptember 19, 2022

Amid threats, W.Va.’s only Black female lawmaker stood up for abortion

Second-term legislator Danielle Walker lost her effort to persuade the Republican state to protect abortion rights. But she remains optimistic.

By Emmanuel FeltonSeptember 17, 2022