Illinois to Pass Laws to Give Women Better Access to Abortions
Due to restrictive laws in neighboring states, women nearby could also have the procedure there.
SCOTUS To Make Landmark Decision on Abortion This Week
The conservative majority Court could effectively overturn Roe v. Wade as it rules on a Louisiana law.
Ohio Passes Nation's Strictest Anti-Choice Bill
Opponents argue it essentially bans the procedure—and is a direct threat to Roe v. Wade.
SURVEY: Black Women Overwhelmingly Support Roe v. Wade
They also lead the way in opposing the nomination of anti-abortion Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.
READ: Why Abortion Rights For Black Women Are a Blow to White Supremacy
Reproductive rights activist Yamani Hernandez: “Black liberation is not measured in numbers of Black births; it is measured by thriving, autonomous Black lives.”
READ: Why Overturning Roe v. Wade Is An Assault On More Than Abortion Rights
Though women of color stand to be hardest hit, reproductive rights activist Nancy Northrup argues that overturning the law would negatively impact everyone living in America.
Anti-Choice Group Using SCOTUS Decision to Dismantle Abortion Laws
The Alliance Defending Freedom is targeting laws that govern the responsibilities of “fake women’s health centers” in Hawaii and Illinois as unconstitutional.
Supreme Court Rules in Favor of 'Fake Women's Health Centers'
The Supreme Court just issued a blow to women’s right to obtain abortions.
Lawsuit Challenges Texas Abortion Laws That Target Women of Color
As state lawmakers continue to pass restrictive measures, a coalition of reproductive rights advocates are working on what they call a “big fix” to Texas’ restrictive abortion laws.
SCOTUS Dismisses Lower Court Decision That Allowed Immigrant Teen to Obtain Abortion
A broader challenge to the administration’s health care policy for detained, pregnant teens of undocumented status is still winding its way through the courts.
Trump's Appointee to Run Family Planning Program is Staunchly Anti-Choice
As deputy secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services, Diane Foley will oversee the Title X program, which funds reproductive care for lower-incoming earning people.
Trump Administration Cuts Funds to Orgs That Provide Abortions
The new policy targets Planned Parenthood and other organizations that serve lower-income earning women.
Federal Judge Rules Against Trump Administration, Allows Undocumented Teens Access to Abortions
The temporary injunction also prevents the government from barring access to medical appointments.
Mississippi Governor Signs into Law the Country's Most Restrictive Abortion Ban
The Center for Reproductive Rights immediately filed a lawsuit challenging the 15-week abortion ban, calling it “unconstitutional.”
Activists, Politicians Call on Trump Administration to Fire Office of Refugee Resettlement Director
Representative Jerry Nadler on Scott Lloyd: “It sounds like a scene from ‘The Handmaid’s Tale,’ but for these young women in Scott Lloyd’s custody, it’s far from fiction.”
Campaign Aims to Give California Public University Students Full Access to Reproductive Care
The justCARE campaign introduced legislation that would improve access to medication abortion for public university students.
DOJ Asks Supreme Court to Vacate Ruling That Granted Undocumented Teen Access to Abortion
ACLU: “We won’t let this distract us from the real issue here, which is that there are many more young women like Jane Doe out there who are still unable to get the care they need because of the Trump administration’s unconstitutional policies.”
Undocumented Teen Has Abortion After Weeks of Battling Trump Administration
“I made my decision, and that is between me and God. Through all of this, I have never changed my mind.”
UPDATE: Federal Appeals Court Rules That Undocumented Teen Can Obtain Abortion
The decision overrules the Trump administration’s objections.
In the Face of Federal Gridlock, States Are Moving Forward With New Abortion Laws
While the federal government isn’t moving much policy, state legislatures across the country have been busy reducing or increasing abortion access at nearly equal rates.