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.
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.
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.
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.”
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.