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 TierneyAugust 16, 2022

College students: How do you feel about returning to school post-Roe?

Tell us how the Supreme Court’s decision impacts your life on campus.

By Washington Post StaffAugust 15, 2022

Idaho’s top court allows strict abortion ban to kick in

An abortion ban with few exceptions is scheduled to take effect on Aug. 25. The court is separately reviewing the merits of the law.

By Andrew JeongAugust 13, 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 AbrilAugust 12, 2022

Being adopted has shaped their views on abortion — in different ways

Since the fall of Roe v. Wade, a number of people who were adopted have been vocal on both sides of the debate.

By Olivia McCormackAugust 10, 2022

Democrats seek edge with women as Michigan prepares to vote on abortion

The purple state with competitive races for governor and Congress is shaping up as one of the most politically consequential battlefronts in a larger fight.

By Hannah KnowlesAugust 9, 2022

Abortion bans complicate access to drugs for cancer, arthritis, even ulcers

Some chronically ill women face questions about critical medications that could be used to end a pregnancy.

By Katie Shepherd and Frances Stead SellersAugust 8, 2022

Biden signs executive order aimed at helping patients travel for abortions

After Roe's fall, Biden and Attorney General Merrick Garland vowed to protect Americans’ ability to cross state lines for reproductive health services.

By Tyler PagerAugust 3, 2022

Democrats emboldened after Kansas abortion vote, as they eye fall campaign

Party leaders pointed to the moment as the strongest evidence yet that the conservative-leaning high court’s ruling and other efforts by Republicans to curb abortion rights would backfire politically.

By Annie Linskey and Katie ShepherdAugust 3, 2022

How Kansas became a bellwether for abortion rights

If it had passed, the ballot initiative would have ended the state's constitutional right to abortion.

By Amber PhillipsAugust 3, 2022

Kansans resoundingly reject amendment aimed at restricting abortion rights

Kansans voted Tuesday to uphold the state’s constitutional protection of the right to abortion in the first electoral test since Roe v. Wade was overturned.

By Annie Gowen and Colby ItkowitzAugust 3, 2022

Justice Dept. sues Idaho over near-total abortion ban coming Aug. 25

The lawsuit filed Tuesday was the Biden administration’s first legal action since the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade in June.

By Perry Stein and Devlin BarrettAugust 2, 2022
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Misleading Kansas abortion texts linked to Republican-aligned firm

The messages were sent using numbers leased by Alliance Forge, a Nevada-based firm, and crafted by a PAC led by former congressman Tim Huelskamp (R-Kan.).

By Isaac Stanley-BeckerAugust 2, 2022

Major legal fights loom over abortion pills, travel out of state

The overturning of Roe v. Wade after nearly 50 years is expected to trigger a new set of legal challenges for which there is little precedent.

By Ann E. Marimow, Laurie McGinley and Caroline KitchenerJuly 31, 2022

A Texas blueprint for converting the ‘abortion-minded’: Lattes and a view

With abortion banned, a crisis pregnancy center plots a $10 million waterfront expansion for the post-Roe era.

By Caroline Kitchener and Beth ReinhardJuly 31, 2022

Man accused in plot to kill Kavanaugh eyed other justices, FBI says

Nicholas Roske went online to seek advice on how to take out justices who favored overturning Roe v. Wade, FBI affidavit alleges.

By Dan MorseJuly 29, 2022

Abortion ruling will worsen military personnel crisis, Pentagon says

State restrictions adopted since the reversal of Roe v. Wade threaten to further weaken the outlook for recruiting and retention, officials and service members warn lawmakers.

By Alex Horton and Rachel RoubeinJuly 29, 2022

Gen Z activist mocked by Gaetz raises $1M for abortion access in 72 hours

Olivia Julianna, the 19-year-old activist who turned an insult from Rep. Gaetz into a fundraiser, has now raised more than $1.3 million for women seeking abortions.

By Andrew JeongJuly 29, 2022

Girl, 12, challenges W.Va. lawmakers on abortion: ‘What about my life?’

Addison Gardner questioned lawmakers about the state abortion bill's lack of protections against rape and incest: “Does my life not matter to you?”

By Timothy BellaJuly 28, 2022