The Unique History Of Women's Reproductive Rights
"The Day Ahead" is exploring the history of women's reproductive rights and all the changes since the 19th century.
Women's reproductive rights have been constantly changing since the 19th century, when abortions were legal, allowed under common law and widely practiced. To better understand where the laws stand now, "The Day Ahead" is going all the way back.
Advocates continue the push to end period poverty
Research shows two in five women struggle to buy period products, and this can lead to substituting products, stretching product use, or being absent.
Kansas could soon approve 'born alive' abortion bill
The bill being voted on says when an abortion procedure inadvertently results in a live birth, medical personnel must take steps to preserve life.
Wyoming governor signs measure prohibiting abortion pills
The pills are already banned in 13 states with blanket bans on all forms of abortion, and 15 states already have limited access to abortion pills.
Sen. McConnell released from inpatient rehab facility after fall
The 81-year-old Kentucky senator will work from home for a few days while he continues to recover.
Hundreds gather for Donald Trump rally at Waco airport
Local authorities say they expect about 10,000 people at the rally.
Putin says Russia will station tactical nukes in Belarus
Russia used the territory of Belarus as a staging ground to send troops into Ukraine, and Moscow and Minsk have maintained close military ties.