You Can Support Abortion Rights and Feel a Pregnancy Is More Than a Clump of Cells

Pregnancy loss and reproductive rights are not at odds.

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The Supreme Court’s Abortion Decision, Haunted by Brown v. Board of Education

The justices cited the landmark 1954 decision banning segregation in public schools 23 times, debating its meaning and methods.

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Religious Doctrine, Not the Constitution, Drove the Dobbs Decision

Women have become refugees fleeing their home states for reproductive health care that less than a month ago was theirs by right.

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Georgia’s 6-Week Abortion Ban Begins Immediately After Court Ruling

A federal appeals court said the law, which was signed in 2019 but quickly halted for violating Roe v. Wade, could go into effect.

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Women Face Risks as Doctors Struggle With Medical Exceptions on Abortion

Of the 13 states with trigger bans, all make exceptions for abortions to save the life of the mother. But what defines a medical emergency?

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How Abortion Bans Are Restricting Miscarriage Care

The reversal of Roe v. Wade has caused some doctors to worry that recommending certain procedures might have legal repercussions.

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Why Is the Right Making Women Who Miscarry Suffer?

Some Republicans reject even lifesaving abortions.

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What Will Happen if Doctors Defy the Law to Provide Abortions?

Those who withhold care get conscience protections. What about those who want to provide it?

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‘Governors Are the C.E.O.s’: State Leaders Weigh Their Might

At a National Governors Association gathering, attendees from both parties speculated about 2024 at a moment of increasing frustration with Washington.

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After Abortion, Republicans Are Targeting the Right to Travel

And now they have the right to travel in their sights.

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It’s Terrifying to Be a Doctor in Post-Roe America

A colleague’s terrifying ordeal shows that physicians are at risk just for doing their jobs.

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Book Review: “The Sewing Girl’s Tale,” by John Wood Sweet

John Wood Sweet’s “The Sewing Girl’s Tale” tells the story of an unusual prosecution in 18th-century New York — and its contemporary relevance.

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A 10-Year-Old Endures the Predictable Result of an Abortion Ban

Why is the right in denial about what their laws do?

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For New York’s Anti-Abortion Veterans, Roe’s Fall Is Not a Full Victory

Checking in with activists from sanctuary states who have spent more than 50 years fighting abortion.

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Please Laugh About My Abortion With Me

Amid the grief over Roe v. Wade, comedy can be a coping mechanism.

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Abortion Insurance Coverage Is Now Much More Complicated

In the wake of the Supreme Court ruling, abortion benefits will depend even more on where a woman lives and who provides her insurance.

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A Culture Warrior Goes Quiet: DeSantis Dodges Questions on Abortion Plans

Gov. Ron DeSantis of Florida faces political pressure from Republicans to further curb abortions — and risks to his re-election campaign and any presidential aspirations if he goes too far.

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What Will Post-Roe Medical Care Look Like? A Times Event.

The Opinion podcast host Lulu Garcia-Navarro explores the future of reproductive health care in a virtual event on July 21.

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Why Overturning Roe Will Unleash a Legal Storm for the Supreme Court

Battles over laws related to abortion like criminalizing out-of-state travel for the procedure will intensity in the legal system.

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Democrats Should Declare a Day of Abortion Rights

Declaring a national day for abortion rights would send a strong message.

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Democrats Schedule Votes on Abortion Access, but Lack a Legislative Path

Under pressure to act, Democrats have scheduled votes on bills to preserve abortion access. But with Republicans and at least one Democrat opposed, they lack the support to succeed.

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States With Abortion Bans Risk Losing Their Economic Edge

The Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade has prompted Democratic governors to pitch their states as better alternatives for business.

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F.D.A. to Weigh Over-the-Counter Sale of Contraceptive Pills

The first U.S. application for sale of a nonprescription birth control pill has taken on new meaning in the wake of the Supreme Court decision ending the constitutional right to abortion.

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Even if Republicans Outlaw Abortion, Americans Will Soon Rebel

Prohibition couldn’t even last 14 years. Will an abortion ban last that long?

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The End of Roe Doesn’t Need to Bring an Increase in Maternal Mortality

Many of Europe’s abortion laws are stricter than many Americans may realize, but maternal health outcomes in Europe are much better.

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What the Biden Administration Could Do Now to Protect Abortion Rights

The most urgent step the federal government can take is to ensure access to medication abortion.

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Louisiana Judge Allows Abortion Ban to Take Effect

The fast-changing status in the state is emblematic of the chaotic national landscape that has unfolded in the two weeks since the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade.

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Under Pressure, Biden Will Issue Executive Order on Abortion

After the Supreme Court’s ruling, some of the president’s supporters have wanted him to push harder to protect abortion access, but details about what his new order will do remain unclear.

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Michelle Goldberg Grapples With Feminism After Roe

The Times Opinion columnist considers the current backlash against feminism — and where the movement goes next.

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These New Breastfeeding Guidelines Ignore the Reality of Many American Moms

On the heels of Roe being overturned, a formula shortage and the failure to pass the PUMP Act, the recommendation to breastfeed for “two years or beyond” was ill timed.

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Roe Gave Us Modern Politics. Who Are the Parties Without It?

Michelle Goldberg and Ross Douthat on what comes next for Democrats and Republicans.

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Americans Are Losing Their Right to Not Conform

The freedom to define oneself has deep roots in the American traditions of pluralism and independence.

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Infertility Patients and Doctors Fear Abortion Bans Could Restrict I.V.F.

The new state bans don’t explicitly cover embryos created outside the womb, but legal experts say overturning Roe could make it easier to place controls on genetic testing, storage and disposal of them.

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Christian Nationalists Are Excited About What Comes Next

The way the movement’s leaders see it, Dobbs is just a way station.

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I’m Terrified for My Patients Now That Roe Is Gone

A high-risk obstetrician explains what his patients will have to endure.

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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 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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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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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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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.

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The Single Best Guide I’ve Heard to the Supreme Court’s Rightward Shift

The legal scholar Kate Shaw walks me through the Supreme Court’s decades-long conservative counterrevolution.

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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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The End of Roe, the End of Trump

After Dobbs, the Republican Party doesn’t need Trump.

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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.

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