When will the ruling come? Mississippi abortion case could overturn Roe v. Wade
- The News-Star
Rep. Pat Moore said her pro-life stance is based on her experience as being the product of a 1958 rape.
"I am alarmed they chose to reject the stability the ruling has provided for two generations of Americans," the West Virginia Democrat said.
I was 16 years old when I had my first abortion. I’d been sexually assaulted and got pregnant. I told my mom that I needed an abortion and she said no. So I had to tell my dad, and he took me to my appointment in Jacksonville, FL, where I lived. On the way home from the clinic, he threw out my birth control prescription and told me I needed to keep my legs closed. Later, I tried to get birth control from my pediatrician, who was Catholic, and he refused because of my parents; he said I didn’t ne
- Lexington Herald-Leader
Kentucky recorded abortions at six facilities in 2020, according to a state report. Where were the procedures performed, and what types were the most common? Here’s the commonwealth’s data.
- Kansas City Star
“I would look for Republicans as a result of this to extend their strength in the Electoral College,” Hawley said. “And that’s very good news.”
- Yahoo Life
The former first lady of California reminded her followers that it is OK to feel "heartbroken" and "scared" in the wake of the Supreme Court ruling.
- Yahoo Life
April Salazar chose to have an abortion at 21 weeks gestation after doctors discovered a lethal birth defect. She shares her story with Yahoo Life.
A victim told HuffPost that the agitated driver careened into protesters on purpose in downtown Cedar Rapids. At least one person was hospitalized.
- Fort Worth Star-Telegram
The state will be about as restrictive as possible, but some will wrongly push for more. [Opinion]
- Business Insider
Merrick Garland said the agency's ruling on the safety and efficacy of the drug mifepristone could not be invalidated by state law.
- Savannah Morning News
Readers offer their thoughts on access to reproductive care, pregnancy and abortion after the Supreme Court ruling on Roe v. Wade.
- USA TODAY
Anti-abortion advocates will take the fight to statehouses. Several groups say they'll be working to get more support for expecting and new parents.
- The Hill
Story at a glance The decision will have wide reaching impacts on women across the country and will disproportionately impact those living in poverty. Unregulated abortion procedures, which will likely increase in the wake of the decision, increase the risks of adverse events. Historic trends of declining rates of abortion reversed in 2020, which saw…
- USA TODAY Opinion
With Roe v. Wade now overturned, it could be the surest way for Americans to ensure they are living under governments that best reflect their values.
An American woman who was denied a request for abortion in Malta after suffering the symptoms of a miscarriage, has been allowed to travel to Spain to terminate her pregnancy there, her lawyer said on Thursday. Andrea Prudente, 38, who is 16 weeks pregnant, was on holiday in Malta with her partner Jay Weeldreyer when she started to miscarry a week ago. Amid fears for Prudente's health, the couple requested an abortion when told that the pregnancy was no longer viable.
Germany on Friday abolished a Nazi-era law forbidding doctors from providing information about abortions. The Bundestag lower house of parliament voted to scrap the law, meaning doctors are now allowed to give out additional information about abortions without fear of prosecution. Under the law, doctors in Germany had been allowed to say that they offered termination of pregnancies but they were not allowed to give any further details on the procedures involved.
The conservative-majority court opened the door to state-level abortion bans that could force people to continue with unsafe and unwanted pregnancies.
- Rolling Stone
The former vice president and other prominent Republicans are not only praising the end of Roe v. Wade but signaling bigger plans to strip women of their rights
- Kansas City Star
A new guest commentary from Rabbi David M. Glickman of Congregation Beth Shalom in Overland Park. | Opinion
"A lot of people have made headlines talking about GCS. Almost all of them have one thing in common: They’ve never actually been through it. I have."