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Virginia could be key to abortion access in the South. Its laws could hinge on this Democratic primary.
Lashrecse Aird is challenging incumbent state Sen. Joe Morrissey, a disbarred defense attorney who has faced a number of personal scandals and who has not been clear on what, if any, restrictions he would support or oppose.
How we told the story of the summer Roe v. Wade fell
Health reporter Shefali Luthra reflects on how America lost Roe v. Wade in the summer of 2022 and how The 19th was able to tell that story.
Florida advocates set to launch campaign to get abortion rights on the ballot in 2024
Supporters will be racing against the clock to get enough signatures to put the measure on the ballot. Then, the campaign will need to mobilize Democrats and rope in independents and moderate Republicans.
North Carolina passes 12-week abortion ban
The abortion ban, which now goes to the governor, could severely curtail already limited access in the South. And if they all vote together, Republicans could override a veto.
Colorado becomes the first state to ban controversial abortion pill reversals
As pills emerge as the latest front in the war over abortion, the practice of administering progesterone after mifepristone may soon be labeled as ‘medical misconduct’ in the state.
93 days: The summer America lost Roe v. Wade
Twelve Americans — patients, doctors, politicians, activists — relived the uncertainty and chaos of losing federal abortion protections. This oral history chronicles their stories.
Nikki Haley calls for a ‘consensus’ on abortion restrictions. It’s not clear what she supports.
The GOP presidential hopeful, addressing a prominent anti-abortion group that says it would not back any candidate who doesn’t support at least a 15-week ban, said the issue should be addressed with ‘sensitivity and respect, not judgment and hate.’
Supreme Court decision allows abortion pill to continue being distributed by mail
Friday’s ruling on the use of mifepristone will help ease the time, travel and cost associated with medication abortions.
Supreme Court rules that mifepristone will remain available without tightened restrictions — for now
Despite recent efforts to severely limit access to the abortion pill, mifepristone can continue to be used for abortions up to 10 weeks of pregnancy and distributed by mail.
Supreme Court temporarily blocks mifepristone restrictions in a rare win for abortion rights
The decision, issued Friday, delays a ruling from a federal appeals court and will allow abortion providers to continue providing the drug as usual for now.