On Abortion, Kansas Voters Held the Line

In many ways, across state and even party lines, voters did it together.

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Ohio Girl’s Abortion Case Shows How New Bans Will Impact Young Patients

One 10-year-old became the focus of debate, but more than 1,000 girls under 15 seek abortions each year. “How are we going to help the pregnant kids?”

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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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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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Women on Why They’re Stocking Up on the Morning-After Pill

Sales of the emergency contraceptive surged after the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade.

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Pride March in New York Infused With New Sense of Urgency

The annual parade included joyous celebration, but the Supreme Court’s abortion ruling and the threat to gay rights cast an undeniable shadow.

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Century-Old State Laws Could Determine Where Abortion Is Legal

In Wisconsin, Michigan and other states, abortion bans that were long considered dormant could determine if access to the procedure survives the overturning of Roe.

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In 6-to-3 Ruling, Supreme Court Ends Nearly 50 Years of Abortion Rights

The decision will lead to all but total bans on the procedure in about half of the states.

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Turns Out These Anti-Roe Justices Don’t Believe in Precedent After All

Before they were confirmed, this is what these five justices had to say about Roe v. Wade.

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Supreme Court’s Abortion Decision Roils Midterm Elections

Democrats hope the fall of Roe v. Wade will jolt abortion rights supporters into action in midterm elections. But is it enough to turn voters’ attention away from inflation?

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Inside a Florida Abortion Clinic Ahead of the Supreme Court’s Decision

The Planned Parenthood clinic in Fort Myers, Fla., has seen an increase in patients arriving from Texas, even as it struggles to keep up with increasing restrictions in its own state.

#abortion, #florida, #planned-parenthood-federation-of-america, #roe-v-wade-supreme-court-decision, #women-and-girls

Every Day, We’re Told to Use New Lingo. What Does That Really Accomplish?

Constantly updating terminology isn’t going to achieve progressive aims.

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Michigan Judge Suspends an Abortion Ban From 1931

The law is obsolete because of Roe v. Wade but still on the books. Abortion rights advocates are worried that a potential Supreme Court ruling overturning Roe will revive it.

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Will Crypto Play a Role in Funding Abortion Access?

Activists and nonprofits are considering digital currencies as a way to raise funds. But can they really do anything other payment methods can’t?

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Abortion Rally Draws Thousands in Houston

The event was among numerous protests planned across the country this weekend.

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Demonstrators Gathered in Front of Supreme Court After Leaked Draft

Armed with megaphones, signs, buttons and at least one letterpress for speedy poster production, groups supporting and opposing abortion rights demonstrated.

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Maryland Lawmakers Expand Abortion Access, Overriding Governor’s Veto

The new law allows trained medical professionals other than physicians to perform abortions and requires insurance providers to cover more costs.

#abortion, #guttmacher-institute, #hogan-lawrence-j, #law-and-legislation, #maryland, #planned-parenthood-federation-of-america, #state-legislatures

Abortion Pills, Once a Workaround, Are Now a Target

In advance of a Supreme Court decision, states are proposing new restrictions and heavier criminal penalties on medication abortion.

#abortion, #law-and-legislation, #oklahoma, #planned-parenthood-federation-of-america, #republican-party, #roe-v-wade-supreme-court-decision, #supreme-court-us, #texas

9 Who Blocked Abortion Clinic Are Charged With Federal Offenses

Prosecutors said the defendants had used their bodies, furniture, chains and ropes to block the doors to an abortion clinic in Washington in 2020 and had livestreamed their actions on Facebook.

#abortion, #civil-rights-and-liberties, #constitution-us, #garland-merrick-b, #jonathan-darnel, #justice-department, #lauren-handy, #planned-parenthood-federation-of-america, #washington-dc

Kentucky Passes Legislation Banning Abortion After 15 Weeks

The measure, approved by the Republican-controlled legislature, mirrors the Mississippi law now before the Supreme Court.

#abortion, #beshear-andrew-g-1977, #democratic-party, #kentucky, #law-and-legislation, #planned-parenthood-federation-of-america, #republican-party, #state-legislatures, #women-and-girls

MacKenzie Scott Tallies Her Donations So Far: $12 Billion to 1,257 Groups

The philanthropist announced new donations to Ukraine aid and Planned Parenthood, and said she would soon debut a database of all her giving.

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Arson Destroyed Knoxville Planned Parenthood Clinic, Officials Say

Investigators have not identified any suspects in the arson case. The health clinic, in Knoxville, Tenn., was shot at by someone last year.

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Overturning Roe Will Make Miscarriage Care Worse

The worst day of your life could become more painful and more dangerous.

#abortion, #gynecology-and-gynecologists, #internal-sub-only-nl, #miscarriages, #national-institutes-of-health, #parenting, #planned-parenthood-federation-of-america, #pregnancy-and-childbirth, #roman-catholic-church, #supreme-court-us

It May Not Feel Like It Right Now, but There Is a World of Good We Can Do

A few worthies from Times Opinion’s giving guide and a few … unworthies.

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I Couldn’t Vote for Trump, but I’m Grateful for His Supreme Court Picks

What might the Republican Party look like in a post-Roe America?

#abortion, #birth-control-and-family-planning, #national-organization-for-women, #planned-parenthood-federation-of-america, #republican-party, #roe-v-wade-supreme-court-decision, #supreme-court-us, #trump-donald-j, #womens-rights

Planned Parenthood Says Hacker Compromised Information for 400,000 Patients

The group’s Los Angeles affiliate said it did not know who was responsible for the ransomware attack and did not believe any information had been used for “fraudulent purposes.”

#abortion, #computers-and-the-internet, #cyberattacks-and-hackers, #los-angeles-calif, #planned-parenthood-federation-of-america

Where the Pro-Choice Movement Went Wrong

How abortion-rights groups failed to stop the erosion of Roe v. Wade.

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Roe Is as Good as Gone. It’s Time for a New Strategy.

Abortion-right supporters need to stop banging our heads against the Supreme Court’s marble walls.

#abortion, #mississippi, #planned-parenthood-federation-of-america, #roe-v-wade-supreme-court-decision, #supreme-court-us, #texas

Supreme Court Again Refuses to Block Texas Abortion Law

But the court said it would hear arguments on Nov. 1 on challenges to the law from the Biden administration and abortion providers in the state.

#abortion, #law-and-legislation, #planned-parenthood-federation-of-america, #pregnancy-and-childbirth, #supreme-court-us, #texas, #womens-rights

Abortions in Texas Do Not Fully Resume Despite Judge’s Ruling

At least six clinics had returned to performing the procedure, but most of the state’s roughly two dozen abortion clinics were waiting, weighing the risks under the new law.

#abortion, #law-and-legislation, #pitman-robert-lee, #planned-parenthood-federation-of-america, #texas, #whole-womans-health

Why Scores of Female Athletes Are Speaking Out on Abortion Rights

With a Supreme Court ruling in the balance, an Olympic medalist joined a group of more than 500 athletes supporting reproductive rights.

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What Sandra Day O’Connor Stood For on the Supreme Court

Forty years after her appointment as the court’s first female justice, it’s worth reflecting on the path she took.

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The Texas Abortion Law Didn’t Come Out of Thin Air

It’s a watershed moment in a long-running war on reproductive rights in the state.

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Texas Judge Grants Restraining Order Against Anti-Abortion Group

The order’s effect is narrow, as it will prevent Texas Right to Life and its associates from suing Planned Parenthood only until Sept. 17.

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Texas Is Trying to End Roe v. Wade All by Itself

Outpacing Mississippi in the race for the worst state for women.

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Federal Judge Blocks Ban on Nearly All Abortions in Arkansas

The law would have banned the procedure except to save the life of a pregnant woman in a medical emergency.

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Citizens, Not the State, Will Enforce New Abortion Law in Texas

The measure bans abortions after about six weeks of pregnancy. And it effectively deputizes ordinary citizens to sue people involved in the process.

#abortion, #guttmacher-institute, #lubbock-tex, #planned-parenthood-federation-of-america, #pregnancy-and-childbirth, #state-legislatures, #texas, #texas-right-to-life

The Free Ride May Soon Be Over for Anti-Abortion Politicians

Until now, the courts have saved them from their efforts to restrict the procedure.

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Supreme Court to Hear Abortion Case Challenging Roe v. Wade

The case, arising from a Mississippi law that bans most abortions after 15 weeks, could undermine the constitutional right to abortion established in Roe v. Wade.

#abortion, #constitution-us, #jackson-womens-health-organization, #planned-parenthood-federation-of-america, #roe-v-wade-supreme-court-decision, #supreme-court-us, #united-states-politics-and-government

Planned Parenthood Is Done Making Excuses for Margaret Sanger

We must reckon with Margaret Sanger’s association with white supremacist groups and eugenics.

#birth-control-and-family-planning, #planned-parenthood-federation-of-america, #race-and-ethnicity, #womens-rights

Utah Will Require Fathers to Help With Pregnancy Bills

The law, set to take effect in May, requires any father whose paternity has been confirmed to pay half of a mother’s insurance premiums while she is pregnant, and any related medical costs.

#abortion, #cox-spencer-j-1975, #law-and-legislation, #planned-parenthood-federation-of-america, #pregnancy-and-childbirth, #utah

They Say They Are Attacking Abortion. They Are Really Hurting the Poor.

Deep in the heart of Texas, poverty means illness reigns.

#abortion, #health-insurance-and-managed-care, #medicaid, #planned-parenthood-federation-of-america, #texas

The New Abortion Rights Advocates Are on TikTok

Gen Z activists have been unapologetic and confrontational, a shift in tactics for a movement at a crossroads.

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Planned Parenthood’s Plan for Amy Coney Barrett

As one woman, Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett, stands ready to derail reproductive rights, another, Planned Parenthood President Alexis McGill Johnson, stands ready to defend them.

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Why Only the Republicans Are Talking About Abortion

The G.O.P. convention featured an extreme anti-abortion activist. The Democrats mostly kept mum.

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The Ghost of Margaret Sanger

Planned Parenthood and the complexities of anti-racism.

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A.O.C.’s Powerful Rebuke to Sexism in Congress

Readers praise the congresswoman for standing up to verbal abuse by Representative Ted Yoho. Also: Dr. Fauci’s advice; how to think about renaming; President Trump and Vladimir Putin.

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When the Bake Sale Goes Global, Millions Are Raised to Fight Injustice

Online sales have become blockbuster events as long-sidelined pastry chefs lead a charge toward activism.

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Planned Parenthood in N.Y. Disavows Margaret Sanger Over Eugenics

The group will remove the reproductive-rights pioneer’s name from a Manhattan clinic as it reconsiders her views.

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Sex, Sisters and Dr. Donald

Who wants to trust their reproductive life to Trump?

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