With Roe overturned, Democrats present a patchwork of countermeasures

The ruling created a new rallying cry for Democrats, but also revealed some divergences in the party and unsettled questions about the path forward.

By Annie Linskey, Mike DeBonis, Marianna Sotomayor and Tyler PagerJuly 3, 2022

Trust in Supreme Court falters after Roe decision

For many of those opposed to the decision, the rolling back of the constitutional right to an abortion was another example of how American democracy is broken.

By Yvonne Wingett Sanchez, Patrick Marley and Matthew BrownJuly 3, 2022

Texts, web searches about abortion have been used to prosecute women

The data privacy risks associated with abortion aren’t hypothetical. Cases around the world show how a digital trail can become evidence.

By Cat Zakrzewski, Pranshu Verma and Claire ParkerJuly 3, 2022

Texas Supreme Court blocks order that allowed abortions to resume

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton has said he is committed to making the state “fully pro-life.”

By Adela SulimanJuly 2, 2022

N.Y. passes law on guns, starts abortion rights process after Supreme Court rulings

Gov. Kathy Hochul (D) pushed lawmakers to act after the U.S. Supreme Court struck down a state gun-control law and overturned Roe v. Wade.

By Praveena Somasundaram, Andrew Jeong and Meryl KornfieldJuly 2, 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 TierneyJuly 1, 2022

What it’s like to have a baby in the states that will ban abortion

Many of the states that are banning abortion have the highest rates of uninsured women and the highest rates of maternal deaths.

By Amy Joyce and Lauren TierneyJuly 1, 2022

Debunking myths about vasectomies as their popularity increases post-Roe

Physicians spoke to The Washington Post about vasectomies as people rush to schedule them after last week's Supreme Court decision overturned Roe v. Wade.

By Meena VenkataramananJuly 1, 2022

D.C.-area officials move to help abortion clinics after Roe ruling

Local officials expect an influx of patients from states with trigger laws that went into effect after the U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade.

By Antonio Olivo, Michael Brice-Saddler and Teo ArmusJune 30, 2022

Florida judge to block law that would ban abortions after 15 weeks

Judge says the measure violates the privacy provision of the state’s constitution.

By Lori RozsaJune 30, 2022

More than 180 arrested at abortion rights protest near Supreme Court

U.S. Capitol police said they arrested 181 people for obstructing the intersection at First Street and Constitution Avenue NE.

By Omari Daniels and Hau ChuJune 30, 2022

Texas lunges into the center of battles over personal freedom

The state passed an early abortion ban and now Atty. Gen. Ken Paxton (R) indicated he might move against gay rights.

By Annie GowenJune 30, 2022

Miss. lawmaker says 12-year-old incest victims should carry pregnancies to term

"I believe life begins at conception,” Mississippi House Speaker Philip Gunn (R) said.

By Timothy BellaJune 30, 2022

Can Biden provide abortion on federal lands?

There's not much Biden can do on his own to protect abortion rights nationwide. But he has some ways to make abortion slightly easier to access in red states.

By Amber PhillipsJune 30, 2022

Planned Parenthood suspends marketing trackers on abortion search pages

Planned Parenthood says it's removing some trackers and reevaluating its data-sharing with companies including Google and Facebook.

By Tatum HunterJune 30, 2022

Biden calls for suspending filibuster rules to guarantee abortion rights

The president stakes out his strongest position so far on reproductive rights, but chances of a change in the Senate remain slim.

By Matt Viser and Ashley ParkerJune 30, 2022

How a song by the Chainsmokers became TikTok’s abortion rights anthem

The lyric "If we go down, we go down together" from the Chainsmokers' song "Paris" has become a rallying cry for efforts to support women seeking abortions.

By María Luisa PaúlJune 30, 2022

Antiabortion lawmakers want to block patients from crossing state lines

Some advocacy groups and their allies are crafting legislative language that could be adopted in Republican-led state capitals.

By Caroline Kitchener and Devlin BarrettJune 30, 2022

A ban, a lawsuit, an election: Abortion firestorm erupts in Wisconsin

Some already see signs of heightened Democratic energy in this battleground state that will help decide control of the Senate, including surges in donations.

By Hannah KnowlesJune 30, 2022