California state Sen. Nancy Skinner, D-Berkeley, speaks on the floor of the California Senate

California bill aims to protect doctors who mail abortion pills

The bill would not allow California extradite doctors who are facing charges in another state for providing abortion medication.

 | AP

A sign outside of a Planned Parenthood clinic in Utah.

Utah bans abortion clinics; procedure still legal up to 18 weeks

The law prohibits abortion clinics from obtaining new licenses after May 2, unless they fall under the definition of a hospital.

 | Scripps News Staff

Bottles of abortion pills

Hearing set in case that seeks to ban abortion pill nationwide

An anti-abortion rights group questions the safety of mifepristone and is asking for a judge to issue a nationwide injunction.

 | Scripps News Staff

California Gov. Gavin Newsom.

California ends $54M contract with Walgreens over abortion pill

Walgreens announced last week it would not distribute abortion pills in 20 states, following pressure from a group of conservative attorneys general.

 | Gage Jackson

Signs are seen in front of the Walgreens Deerfield headquarters during a protest over a plan to sell abortion pills.

Walgreens warned by states not to distribute abortion pills

Twenty states with Republican attorneys general told major pharmacy chains that it is illegal in their states to distribute abortion pills.

 | Justin Boggs

The U.S. Supreme Court

Texas abortion pill ruling may impact reproductive rights nationwide

A debate over the drug mifepristone is happening in federal court in a case known as Alliance for Hippocratic Medicine vs. FDA.

 | Joe St. George

President Joe Biden speaks about abortion access during a Democratic National Committee event at the Howard Theatre

Abortion rights activists call on President Biden for more action

The issue of medication-based abortion crept up during the pandemic and has only ballooned since.

 | Alexandra Miller

Multiple movie posters are shown.

Hollywood is personifying abortion like never before

More films and shows are bringing up the topic of abortion than ever before, but experts say their depictions aren't entirely accurate.

 | Amber Strong

Vice President Kamala Harris speaks to a crowd at The Moon in Tallahassee, Florida.

VP Harris rallies against GOP push to roll back abortion rights

The White House is trying to show it is determined to restore abortion rights, even though there's little chance of progress on that front in D.C.

 | Scripps News Staff and AP

People participate in the March for Life outside the U.S. Supreme Court

March for Life returns to DC with new post-Roe v. Wade focus

This is the first time the March for Life has occurred since the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade.

 | Alexandra Miller

The Supreme Court building

Supreme Court leak report findings: Lax security, loose lips

The Supreme Court's investigation didn't find the source of a leaked draft decision on abortion rights, but it did bring new insight into the court.

 | AP

Boxes of the abortion drug mifepristone.

FDA Finalizes Rule Expanding Availability Of Abortion Pills

The rule updates the drug's labeling to allow many more retail pharmacies to dispense the pills, so long as they complete a certification process.

 | AP

People gather in front of the Georgia State Capital in Atlanta.

Georgia High Court Reinstates Ban On Abortions After 6 Weeks

Georgia’s ban originally took effect in July, after the U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade.

 | AP and Scripps News Staff

People wait for a Senate hearing to begin to discuss a fetal heartbeat abortion ban in Tennessee.

Patients Are Concerned With The Future Of Fertility Treatments

Infertility advocacy groups fear new laws could be introduced in some state legislatures next session that put barriers on IVF.

 | Stephanie Sandoval

Group protesting the overturning of Roe v. Wade.

Judge Overturns Georgia's 6-Week Abortion Ban

In 2019, Georgia passed a ban on abortions after a fetal heartbeat is detected, which is usually about six weeks into pregnancy.

 | AP and Scripps News Staff

People rally for the right to an abortion.

How Abortion Became A Focus Of Midterm Elections

After the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade in June, the right to an abortion has been a state issue, putting it on the midterm ballots.

 | Amber Strong

Bottom of gun in a man's hand shows an American flag decal with a blue line

Sheriffs And Prosecutors Becoming More Publicly Defiant Of State Laws

Sheriffs and prosecutors in some areas are choosing not to enforce certain state laws like new gun regulations, or prosecute for abortion ban cases.

 | Dan Grossman

An empty recovery area and abortion procedure room

Arizona Agrees Not To Enforce Total Abortion Ban Until 2023

This move means abortions will remain legal until after 15 weeks gestation at least until early January, and likely longer.

 | AP

People gather in front of the Georgia State Capitol in Atlanta to protest abortion restrictions

Trial Over Georgia's Restrictive Abortion Law To Begin

Fulton County Superior Court Judge Robert McBurney has scheduled two days of testimony in a suit seeking to strike down the law on multiple grounds.

 | AP

President Biden

President Biden Vows Abortion Legislation As Top Priority Next Year

President Biden made remarks about legislation codifying Roe v. Wade at a Democratic National Committee event Tuesday in Washington, D.C.

 | AP

Republican candidate for U.S. Senate Herschel Walker.

Herschel Walker Denies Previous Support For National Abortion Ban

Walker insisted his position is the same as Georgia's state law, the so-called heartbeat bill that bans abortion at six weeks.

 | AP and Willie James Inman

Hawaii Gov. David Ige speaks at a news conference.

Hawaii Won't Cooperate With States Prosecuting For Abortions

Hawaii Democratic Gov. David Ige is the latest to sign an order in response to conservative states that have adopted abortion bans or restrictions.

 | AP

The sun rises behind the Supreme Court.

Supreme Court Won't Weigh In On Fetal Personhood Case

The high court declined to take up a case out of Rhode Island over whether fetuses should have constitutional rights.

 | Kellan Howell

Abortion-rights protesters attend a rally outside the state capitol in Lansing, Michigan

Amendments, Measures Affecting Abortion On Ballots In 5 States

Abortion will be directly on the ballot for residents in California, Vermont, Michigan, Kentucky and Montana following the overturning of Roe v. Wade.

 | Stephanie Liebergen

Teenage girl stands outside.

Teen Interest In Long-Lasting Birth Control Soars After Roe

The growing interest exists even in states like North Carolina, where abortion remains legal but the Legislature is conservative.

 | AP

Protesters march around the Arizona Capitol in Phoenix after the Supreme Court decision to overturn Roe v. Wade.

Arizona Judge: State Can Enforce Near-Total Abortion Ban

The ruling means the state's abortion clinics will have to shut down and anyone seeking an abortion will have to go out of state.

 | AP

Carol Tobias, president of National Right To Life, speaks at the Conservative Political Action Conference

Election '22: What Matters: Support For A National Abortion Ban

National Right to Life Committee head Carol Tobias talks about the possibility of a limited federal abortion ban.

 | Scripps News Staff

Abortion-rights protesters fill Indiana Statehouse corridors.

Judge Blocks Indiana Abortion Ban A Week After It Took Effect

The ban replaced Indiana laws that prohibited abortions after the 20th week of pregnancy and restricted them after the 13th week.

 | AP

People rally in support of abortion rights at the state Capitol in Sacramento

California Governor Runs Billboard Campaign For New Abortion Website

California launched a publicly funded website to promote the state's abortion services, listing clinics and linking to financial help for travel.

 | James Packard