Debating and Speaking About Abortion

May 13

These are the states where abortion rights will still be protected if Roe v. Wade is overturned

Red states race to enact new abortion restrictions

May 12

The Senate’s doomed vote on abortion rights, explained 

The end of Roe will mean more children living in poverty

Red states plan special sessions to target abortion

May 11

Three unlikely but not totally impossible paths toward restoring Roe’s protections

Blue states are preparing to become abortion safe havens

Republicans see little danger in abortion showdown

Newsom adds $60 million to budget for expected influx of abortion patients 

Majority now disapproves of Supreme Court’s performance in wake of abortion leak: poll

May 10

State laws muddle national GOP’s abortion messaging

Chicago expanding abortion access for residents of city, neighboring states

Abortion fight could cap Pelosi’s long, historic career

May 9

If Roe v. Wade falls, are LGBTQ rights next?

Police investigating possible arson at Wisconsin anti-abortion office

Whitmer: I’m not g0ing to wait for Congress to act on abortion

Abortion battle moves to homes of Supreme Court justices

May 8

Michigan AG warns of state-sanctioned investigations into abortion if Roe v. Wade overturned

Lawmakers split over future of abortion rights

May 7

McConnell says national abortion ban “possible”

May 6

Biden can’t do much about abortion rights, but here’s what he could try

What happens if the public loses faith in the Supreme Court?

How we got here: Roe v. Wade from 1973 to today

What police could find out about your illegal abortion

May 5

The companies helping their employees access abortion

Senate GOP ducks questions on federal abortion bans

Biden’s discomfort with abortion comes under scrutiny

Bill to make abortion a crime of homicide in Lousiana advances

Connecticut governor signs law protecting abortion seekers traveling from other states

After Roe: 9 legal experts on what rights the Supreme Court might target next

Abortion has been treated as a fringe issue by Democrats for decades. This is the result.

May 4

Abortion fight puts spotlight on governors

57 percent in new poll want Supreme Court to support abortion rights

Leaked SCOTUS abortion draft marks true insurrection

Canada says door open for Americans to get abortions with Roe in peril

How one lawyer engineered the right’s (likely) successful crusade against Roe v. Wade

The dire health consequences of denying abortions, explained

The fight for the Senate has become a fight over abortion rights

May 3

Leaders across the country are creating abortion safe havens in case Roe v. Wade is overturned

The case against SCOTUS

Most Americans support legal abortion

Here are the states poised to gut abortion rights if Roe v. Wade is overturned 

SCOTUS leaked abortion opinion is rooted in a time women had no rights

Ocasio-Cortez: Supreme Court ‘isn’t just coming for abortion’

What happens next if the Supreme Court strikes down Roe

The end of Roe could be a double-edged sword for Republicans 

How anti-abortion activists may have won the Supreme Court 

Where will abortion still be legal after Roe v. Wade is overruled?

May 2

Abortion rights groups plan ‘historic” spending on midterms

April 29

Doctors may not get abortion training if Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade

April 26

Medication abortion can be dispensed without an ultrasound or physical exam, study finds

April 18

State courts set to be next battleground over abortion

April 14

As more states restrict abortion rights, access to the abortion pill is also at risk

Core Controversies

Will the overturn of Roe v. Wade lead to the restriction of other court-protected rights (birth control, interracial marriage, etc)?

Will the overturn of Roe benefit Democrats in the midterms?

Will states protect abortion rights after Roe is overturned?

Can states that ban abortion prevent their residents from seeking abortions in other states?

Is abortion access on-balance desirable?

Is denying abortion a threat to women’s rights?

Is deny abortion a threat to health care?

Will denying abortion increase poverty?

Will denying abortion reduce sex trafficking?