Where the Risks of Pregnancy Meet Abortion Laws and Health Care

Even before the wave of abortion bans, medical treatment and advice for pregnancy has largely focused on fetal safety over the mother’s.

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In a Post-Roe World, We Can Treat Mothers and Children With Dignity

Especially in hard cases like ectopic pregnancy. we can offer more love and material support to mothers and children.

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Abortion, Like Prohibition, Has a Clear Racial Dimension

How long before this unpopular repression also loses favor and falls into decline?

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Abortion Bans Will Affect Americans Rich and Poor

The notion that rich women will be fine, regardless of what the law says, is probably comforting to some. But it is simply not true.

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‘The Pro-Life Generation’: Young Women Fight Against Abortion Rights

Many American women mourned the Supreme Court decision to overturn Roe, but for others it is a moment of triumph and a matter of human rights.

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The Latest on U.S. State Abortion Laws, Blocks and Bans

Eight states have now outlawed abortion, including Texas, which allowed a 1925 law to go into effect on Friday night.

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Texas Supreme Court Lifts Freeze on Abortion Ban

The decision, overturning a lower court ruling that had temporarily blocked the ban, allowed a 1925 law to take effect.

#abortion, #birth-control-and-family-planning, #law-and-legislation, #supreme-courts-state, #texas

The Anti-Abortion Movement Wants to Punish Women for Having Sex

In the America where I came of age, I was told my life was worth more than my ability to have babies. And my sexuality was nothing to be ashamed of.

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When Where You Work Determines if You Can Get an Abortion

After the Dobbs v. Jackson decision, many women are discovering that their employer can shape major decisions in their lives even more than it did a week ago.

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Seeing Norma: The Conflicted Life of the Woman at the Center of Roe v. Wade

Norma McCorvey, the plaintiff in the case that made abortion legal, struggled with her role. Her personal papers offer insight into her life, her thinking — and her continued relevance.

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The Federal Government Subsidizes Abortions. Will That Last?

Individuals can often use health insurance or flexible spending accounts to pay for abortions or deduct the cost on tax returns. Congress might weigh in.

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New York Fights Back on Guns and Abortion After Supreme Court Rulings

Lawmakers passed measures that would prohibit concealed weapons in a number of public places. They are also poised to move forward on a bill to protect abortion rights.

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N.Y. State Senate Passes New Bill to Restrict Concealed Guns

The bill, which would prohibit concealed weapons in a number of public places, such as theaters, colleges, and health care facilities, is now being considered by the State Assembly.

#abortion, #albany-calif, #constitutions, #democratic-party, #elections-governors, #firearms, #gun-control, #hochul-kathleen-c, #law-and-legislation, #new-york-state, #politics-and-government, #republican-party, #sepulveda-luis-r, #state-legislatures, #times-square-and-42nd-street-manhattan-ny, #zeldin-lee-m

Abortion Abolitionists Want to Punish Women for Abortion

Abortion “abolitionists” are the outer edge of the anti-abortion movement. They’re looking to gain followers after the decision to overturn Roe, unsettling mainstream anti-abortion groups.

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Google Says It Will Delete Location Data When Users Visit Abortion Clinics

Under pressure from employees and supporters of reproductive rights, the company announced privacy changes for the post-Roe era.

#abortion, #google-inc, #privacy, #roe-v-wade-supreme-court-decision

Will Companies Help Their Employees Get Abortions?

There’s no ducking this fight.

#abortion, #employee-fringe-benefits, #health-insurance-and-managed-care, #internal-sub-only-nl

New York Moves to Enshrine Abortion Rights in State Constitution

The Equal Rights Amendment prohibits discrimination against anyone based on race, ethnicity, national origin, disability or sex — specifically sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, and pregnancy.

#abortion, #constitutional-amendments, #democratic-party, #law-and-legislation, #new-york-state, #referendums

An Abortion Rights Champion of the 1970s on Life Before and After Roe

Fifty years ago, Nancy Stearns, a lawyer, was on the front lines of the battle to secure legal access to terminations for American women.

#abortion, #law-and-legislation, #legal-profession, #new-york-state, #stearns-nancy, #womens-rights

How Overturning Roe v Wade Will Impact Texas Families

Even some anti-abortion adherents say Texas is failing families left impoverished by its war against abortion.

#abortion, #pregnancy-and-childbirth, #roe-v-wade-supreme-court-decision, #supreme-court-us

Why the 14th Amendment Should Protect Fetal Life

The unborn child’s state of existential dependence upon its mother, not its autonomy, makes it especially entitled to care, nurture and legal protection.

#abortion, #dobbs-v-jackson-womens-health-organization-supreme-court-decision, #fourteenth-amendment-us-constitution, #womens-rights

America’s Post-Roe Chaos Is Here

The reality of criminalized abortion is going to shock people 

#abortion, #birth-control-and-family-planning, #law-and-legislation, #states-us, #united-states-politics-and-government, #women-and-girls

A 30,000-Foot View of the Abortion Ruling’s Political Fallout

What will happen in the midterms? How are state-by-state battles unfolding? What about the Supreme Court’s legitimacy? We spoke with Kate Zernike, a Times reporter who has been covering the abortion debate.

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These Companies Will Cover Travel Expenses for Employee Abortions

Dozens of companies have committed to helping their employees get access to reproductive care.

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Protection of the Rights to Contraception and Same-Sex Marriage and Intimacy Is in the Constitution

Why the Supreme Court should not overturn the right to same-sex marriage.

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Post-Roe, Her Facebook Group Went Viral

Veronica Risinger made a little online spot for neighbors to share information on abortion. Then 30,000 people joined.

#abortion, #computers-and-the-internet, #facebook-inc, #social-media, #travel-and-vacations

Florida Judge Will Temporarily Block 15-Week Abortion Ban

The ban, passed by Republican lawmakers and signed by Gov. Ron DeSantis, was scheduled to take effect on Friday.

#abortion, #florida

Deleting Your Period Tracker Won’t Protect You

Tweets telling women to do that went viral after Roe v. Wade was overturned, but experts say other digital data are more likely to reveal an illegal abortion.

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Dobbs Is Not the Only Reason to Question the Legitimacy of the Supreme Court

America’s age of norms is over.

#abortion, #constitution-us, #courts-and-the-judiciary, #dobbs-v-jackson-womens-health-organization-supreme-court-decision, #mcconnell-mitch, #supreme-court-us

The Lightning Rod Issue That Looms Over the Governor’s Race

Lee Zeldin, the Republican candidate, is anti-abortion, while Gov. Kathy Hochul is a strong backer of abortion rights.

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The Supreme Court Takes Us Back … Way Back

Think about what the world was really like before Roe.

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Is the Supreme Court Facing a Legitimacy Crisis?

Warnings of the court’s declining credibility are hardly new, but after Roe’s fall, they’ve intensified and moved well beyond the bench.

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In States Banning Abortion, a Growing Rift Over Enforcement

A reluctance by some liberal district attorneys to bring criminal charges against abortion providers is already complicating the legal landscape in some states.

#abortion, #district-attorneys, #law-and-legislation, #texas

How Zeldin’s Anti-Abortion Stance May Affect the N.Y. Governor’s Race

Representative Lee Zeldin, the Republican candidate for governor, said the decision to overturn Roe v. Wade was a victory for family, life and the Constitution.

#abortion, #dobbs-v-jackson-womens-health-organization-supreme-court-decision, #elections-governors, #hochul-kathleen-c, #new-york-state, #politics-and-government, #zeldin-lee-m

Our Data Is a Curse, With or Without Roe

There is so much digital information about us out there that we can’t possibly control it all.

#abortion, #data-mining-and-database-marketing, #internal-sub-only-nl, #law-and-legislation, #privacy

Payment Data Could Become Evidence of Abortion, Now Illegal in Some States

Financial companies collect a lot of payment data from customers. Prosecutors could subpoena those records for evidence of abortion, legal experts say.

#abortion, #banking-and-financial-institutions, #bernard-tara-siegel, #computers-and-the-internet, #corporations, #credit-cards, #debit-cards, #fourth-amendment-us-constitution, #law-and-legislation, #lieber-ron, #mobile-applications, #national-advocates-for-pregnant-women, #personal-finances, #pregnancy-and-childbirth, #privacy, #subpoenas, #women-and-girls

When Reproductive Choice Is a Family Value

What it’s like to be a second-generation director of a North Carolina abortion clinic.

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‘Let the people in’

Trump and his top aides knew that the Jan. 6 rally was likely to turn violent.

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This Is What a Post-Roe Abortion Looks Like

Self-managed abortion is not a substitute for having full reproductive rights. But it’s one of the best tools we have right now.

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Women Wonder What’s Next for Abortion Rights After Roe’s Reversal

After the reversal of Roe v. Wade, some women are reconsidering their plans, including where they live, and wondering how best to channel their anger.

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What is Ectopic Pregnancy and Will the Roe Decision Affect Treatment?

Some women and health care providers have concerns about how this rare but life-threatening pregnancy complication will be treated now that Roe v. Wade has been overturned.

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‘No Magic Bullet’ for Preserving Abortion Access, Biden’s Health Secretary Says

With the White House under pressure to push back on the Supreme Court ruling on abortion, Xavier Becerra unveiled several steps aimed at protecting access to the procedure.

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Texas Pre-Roe Ban on All Abortions Temporarily Blocked by Judge

But a 2021 law that bans abortions after about six weeks of pregnancy is still valid in the state.

#abortion, #american-civil-liberties-union, #harris-county-tex, #paxton-ken, #texas, #whole-womans-health

When Abortion Pills Were Banned in Brazil, Women Turned to Drug Traffickers

With Roe v. Wade overturned, states banning abortion are looking to prevent the distribution of abortion medication. Brazil shows the possible consequences.

#abortion, #abortion-drugs, #brazil, #drugs-pharmaceuticals, #telemedicine, #women-and-girls, #your-feed-healthcare

The U.S. Abortion Map

What access to the procedure now looks like across America.

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What the Reversal of Roe Means for Women’s Work

Women pay a greater price for freedom than do men.

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Democrats Press the White House for a More Assertive Response to Roe’s Fall

The initial response by President Biden and other Democratic leaders to the overturning of Roe struck many Democrats as painfully inadequate.

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Abortion Rights Groups Take Up the Fight in the States

Abortion rights advocates filed lawsuits to halt or delay bans on abortion in some states, with judges in Louisiana and Utah temporarily blocking new laws.

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Lessons From the Terrible Triumph of the Anti-Abortion Movement

What pro-choice activists can learn from their enemies. 

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Companies Scramble to Work Out Policies Related to Employee Abortions

Some have offered to cover travel and other expenses for employees, and are working to ease worker fears about safety and confidentiality.

#abortion, #dobbs-v-jackson-womens-health-organization-supreme-court-decision, #health-insurance-and-managed-care, #privacy, #united-states, #women-and-girls

America Before and After Roe v. Wade

Three women lived through a time without Roe, and the early years after it. Their experiences working for abortion rights mimic the fight that continues today.

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