An in vitro fertilization embryologist works on a petri dish at a fertility clinic.

Patients Worry How Overturning Of Roe Could Affect IVF

Patients considering IVF worry trigger laws could give embryos legal protection, making some parts of the IVF process a criminal offense.

 | Bianca Facchinei

Doctor performs an ultrasound

Louisiana Abortion Ban Case Heard Before Judge

A Louisiana judge temporarily paused the state's ban on abortions pending the hearing in a lawsuit that claims the law is unconstitutionally vague.

 | AP and Scripps News Staff

Vice President Kamala Harris.

Kamala Harris: Overturning Roe Is 'Deeply Harmful'

"It must be understood that on this subject we are not asking anyone to compromise their beliefs or abandon their faith," said Vice President Harris.

 | AP and Scripps News Staff

Demonstrators gather at the federal courthouse in Austin, Texas.

Texas Hospitals Delaying Care Over Abortion Law, Letter Says

The Biden admin. issued guidance that hospitals must provide abortion care if the pregnant woman's life is at risk. Texas sued over that guidance.

 | AP and Scripps News Staff

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi

House Votes To Restore Abortion Rights, Senate Odds Dim

The legislation, passed 219-210, stands little chance of becoming law, with the necessary support lacking in the 50-50 Senate.

 | AP

Demonstrators protest for abortion access

Texas Sues Biden Administration Over Emergency Abortion Guidance

The lawsuit comes after the Biden administration told hospitals Monday that they "must" provide abortion services if the woman's life is at risk.

 | AP and Scripps News Staff

Indiana's attorney general Todd Rokita.

AG: Doctor Who Performed 10-Year-Old's Abortion Could Be Charged

According to the Columbus Dispatch, a man confessed to sexually assaulting the girl after officials took him into custody this week.

 | Scripps News Staff

procedure room where doctors perform abortions is prepared ahead of the arrival of patients.

The Complex Task Of Enforcing Exceptions To Some States' Abortion Bans

Proving rape or incest to get an abortion in states that ban the process could be difficult task on top of the trauma survivors already have.

 | Cat Sandoval

President Joe Biden speaks to members of the media as he goes on a bike ride.

Biden Says He's Mulling Health Emergency For Abortion Access

President Biden said his administration is trying to do a "lot of things to accommodate the rights of women" after the Supreme Court's ruling.

 | AP and Scripps News Staff

Abortion-rights demonstrators protest outside the White House.

Marches In U.S. On Both Sides Of Abortion Debate

The Women's March group has called for a 'Summer of Rage' in response to the Supreme Court's overturning last month of Roe v. Wade.

 | AP and Scripps News Staff

President Joe Biden signs an executive order on abortion access during an event in the Roosevelt Room of the White House.

President Biden Issues Executive Order For Abortion Rights

Today, President Biden signed an executive order protecting reproductive rights for women, a right the Supreme Court revoked.

 | Isbella Diaz

Demonstrators march for the right to an abortion.

Two Weeks Post-Roe: How Abortion Has Already Changed In The U.S.

The Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade two weeks ago, erasing a woman's right to an abortion and changing U.S. laws almost immediately.

 | Alexandra Miller

U.S. President Joe Biden signs an executive order.

Biden Signs Order On Abortion Access After High Court Ruling

"The fastest way to restore Roe is to pass a national law," President Biden said.

 | AP and Scripps News Staff

Meg Montgomery holds a sign during an abortion-rights rally

States Move To Protect Abortion From Prosecutions Elsewhere

Governors in at least a dozen states have taken action by refusing to cooperate with other states' law enforcement actions regarding abortion.

 | AP

Abortion-rights activists protest outside the Supreme Court in Washington, D.C.

Politicians Quickly Turn Campaign Focus To Issue Of Abortion

In a couple of weeks, voters in five states will head to the polls for primary elections. And in one state, the issue of abortion is on the ballot.

 | Stephanie Liebergen

Abortion rights supporter Elli Morris, left, played her bamboo flute outside the Jackson Women's Health Organization

New Ambiguity With Abortion Laws When It Comes To Medical Emergency

In several states, abortion laws include an exception "in the case of a medical emergency," but there's no definition of what that means.

 | Lindsey Theis

People protest for abortion rights in Oklahoma.

Native Woman Shares Unique Struggles In Oklahoma After Abortion Ban

A Choctaw citizen living in Oklahoma says the state's abortion ban is disproportionately affecting her community.

 | Allison Herrera

People attend an abortion-rights protest at the Utah State Capitol in Salt Lake City

The Reality Of Abortion Today

The Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe is having a major impact, by allowing states to outlaw abortions and raising new questions.

 | Alexandra Miller

South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem

SD Gov.: Bar Abortion Pills, But Don't Punish Women For Them

At issue is so-called telemedicine abortion pills, which have been on the rise in the country since 2000 when the FDA approved mifepristone.

 | AP

Members of the Supreme Court.

The Political Fallout From SCOTUS Overturning Roe V. Wade

Lawmakers, Democrats and Republicans, react to the Supreme Court striking down federal protections over abortion.

 | Willie James Inman

People protest after Roe was overturned.

Roe Is Overturned. What's Next?

A landmark Supreme Court ruling struck down Roe v. Wade, causing ripple effects and reactions across the nation.

 | Scripps News Staff

Dr. Rebecca Gomperts is pictured.

Dutch Doctor Helps Americans Who Want Abortions And Can't Get Them

Through her website Aid Access, people can order abortion pills, even in places that restrict them.

 | Ben Schamisso

People protest for the right to an abortion.

How The U.S. Would Compare To Other Countries If Roe Is Overturned

The U.S. would be an outlier on the global stage for rolling back abortion rights, but it's also an exception at the moment with Roe v. Wade.

 | Ben Schamisso

A woman walks through a clinic.

Cities Prepare For Influx Of Traveling Patients In A Post-Roe America

Efforts are underway at the Idaho-Oregon border to ensure safe travel for women seeking out-of-state abortions in a post-Roe v. Wade America.

 | Sam Eaton

People protest stricter abortion laws with signs reading, "My body, my choice!"

Austin, TX, Moves To Decriminalize Abortion Before Roe V. Wade Ruling

If Roe v. Wade is overturned, Texas is expected to have some of the strictest abortion laws in the nation, which includes a felony charge.

 | Scripps News Staff

Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt

Oklahoma Governor Signs The Nation's Strictest Abortion Ban

Exceptions in the law are to save the life of a pregnant woman or if the pregnancy is a result of rape or incest that has been reported to police.

 | AP

Protesters hold up signs during an abortion rights demonstration in New York

Abortion Rights Backers Rally In Anger Over Post-Roe Future

Cries of "My body, my choice" rang out as activists committed to fighting for what they called reproductive freedom.

 | AP and Scripps News Staff

Abortion rights activists protest outside of the U.S. Supreme Court, Wednesday, May 11, 2022.

Democrats' Effort To Secure Roe V. Wade Falls To Filibuster

"The public will not forget which side of the vote senators fall on today," said Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer ahead of the vote.

 | AP and Nathaniel Reed

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell

Political Reality: Congress Can't Save — Or End — Abortion

A test vote in the Senate on a Democratic bill to protect access to abortions is expected to fail, blocked by a Republican-led filibuster.

 | AP

Abortion Pill Gets Fresh Look As FDA Launches Review Of Restrictions

A Newsy investigation in 2020 found the FDA’s own data show the pill to be safer than Viagra and complications from medication abortions are rare.

 | Angela M. Hill and Karen Rodriguez