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www.npr.org
2 months ago
US news

Medical residents are starting to avoid states with abortion bans, data shows

Medical students are choosing residency programs in states with protected abortion access to ensure they receive comprehensive training. [ more ]
Sacramento Bee
2 months ago
California

California abortion rate rises to highest level in a decade. What experts say

California's abortion rate surged by 16% in 2023, reaching the highest level in a decade due to increased access and out-of-state individuals seeking care. [ more ]
#legal-challenges
www.theguardian.com
2 months ago
Law

Arizona Democrats to make final push to repeal near-total abortion ban

Arizona Democrats aim to repeal near-total abortion ban, seeking bipartisan support for bill approval. [ more ]
Slate Magazine
1 month ago
Medicine

Texas' New Plan for Responding to the Horror of Its Abortion Ban: Blame Doctors

Conservatives blame physicians for medical tragedies after abortion bans, highlighting the importance of exceptions in abortion laws. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
2 months ago
Law

Arizona Democrats to make final push to repeal near-total abortion ban

Arizona Democrats aim to repeal near-total abortion ban, seeking bipartisan support for bill approval. [ more ]
Slate Magazine
1 month ago
Medicine

Texas' New Plan for Responding to the Horror of Its Abortion Ban: Blame Doctors

Conservatives blame physicians for medical tragedies after abortion bans, highlighting the importance of exceptions in abortion laws. [ more ]
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#reproductive-rights
www.npr.org
2 months ago
Medicine

Why is a 6-week abortion ban nearly a total ban? It's about how we date a pregnancy

The medical community dates the start of pregnancy from a woman's last period, leading to a shorter window for decisions like abortions. [ more ]
Truthout
2 months ago
Left-wing politics

Trump Says He Would Let States Prosecute Anyone Who Violates an Abortion Ban

Trump expresses intent to allow states to monitor pregnancies and prosecute for violating abortion bans if reelected, alarming reproductive rights advocates. [ more ]
www.esquire.com
3 months ago
Law

Arizona Supreme Court Affirms 160-Year-Old Near-Total Abortion Ban

Arizona's 1864 territorial law could result in a prison sentence for abortion administration.
GOP's revival of old laws like the Comstock Act poses a threat to reproductive rights post-Roe v. Wade. [ more ]
Creative Bloq
3 months ago
Graphic design

Clever illustration has a powerful message

Women in UK could face prosecution for abortion; Dame Diana Johnson MP's amendment aims to eliminate criminal investigation for ending pregnancies.
MSI Reproductive Choices partners with Uncommon Creative Studio for impactful campaign to support global reproductive choice. [ more ]
Truthout
4 months ago
Health

Internal Debates Divide a Hospital's Abortion Committee in Tennessee

Doctors face challenges in navigating strict abortion laws.
Activists protest for reproductive rights. [ more ]
www.npr.org
2 months ago
Medicine

Why is a 6-week abortion ban nearly a total ban? It's about how we date a pregnancy

The medical community dates the start of pregnancy from a woman's last period, leading to a shorter window for decisions like abortions. [ more ]
Truthout
2 months ago
Left-wing politics

Trump Says He Would Let States Prosecute Anyone Who Violates an Abortion Ban

Trump expresses intent to allow states to monitor pregnancies and prosecute for violating abortion bans if reelected, alarming reproductive rights advocates. [ more ]
www.esquire.com
3 months ago
Law

Arizona Supreme Court Affirms 160-Year-Old Near-Total Abortion Ban

Arizona's 1864 territorial law could result in a prison sentence for abortion administration.
GOP's revival of old laws like the Comstock Act poses a threat to reproductive rights post-Roe v. Wade. [ more ]
Creative Bloq
3 months ago
Graphic design

Clever illustration has a powerful message

Women in UK could face prosecution for abortion; Dame Diana Johnson MP's amendment aims to eliminate criminal investigation for ending pregnancies.
MSI Reproductive Choices partners with Uncommon Creative Studio for impactful campaign to support global reproductive choice. [ more ]
Truthout
4 months ago
Health

Internal Debates Divide a Hospital's Abortion Committee in Tennessee

Doctors face challenges in navigating strict abortion laws.
Activists protest for reproductive rights. [ more ]
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www.mediaite.com
2 months ago
US Elections

Trump Refuses To Say He'd Veto National Abortion Ban Or Giving Full Legal Rights' At Conception In Stunning Exchange

Donald Trump refused to commit to vetoing abortion laws, insisting it should be handled by states. [ more ]
#supreme-court
www.bostonherald.com
3 months ago
Law

US Supreme Court hears arguments on Idaho abortion law this week. How did we get here?

Supreme Court to decide emergency abortion access fate in Idaho. [ more ]
Fast Company
3 months ago
Law

Arizona's abortion ban could bring zombie laws back to life in other states

Old, unenforced laws can resurface if legal precedents are overturned, as seen with the enforcement of a 1864 abortion ban in Arizona. [ more ]
Harvard Gazette
3 months ago
Law

Up next for Supreme Court on abortion: Idaho - Harvard Gazette

Justices to hear a case on a near-complete abortion ban in Idaho following the overturning of Roe v. Wade, amidst a shifting legal landscape. [ more ]
www.mercurynews.com
3 weeks ago
Law

The Supreme Court allows emergency abortions in Idaho for now in a limited ruling

The Supreme Court cleared the way for Idaho hospitals to provide emergency abortions amidst ongoing legal battles. [ more ]
www.bostonherald.com
3 months ago
Law

US Supreme Court hears arguments on Idaho abortion law this week. How did we get here?

Supreme Court to decide emergency abortion access fate in Idaho. [ more ]
Fast Company
3 months ago
Law

Arizona's abortion ban could bring zombie laws back to life in other states

Old, unenforced laws can resurface if legal precedents are overturned, as seen with the enforcement of a 1864 abortion ban in Arizona. [ more ]
Harvard Gazette
3 months ago
Law

Up next for Supreme Court on abortion: Idaho - Harvard Gazette

Justices to hear a case on a near-complete abortion ban in Idaho following the overturning of Roe v. Wade, amidst a shifting legal landscape. [ more ]
www.mercurynews.com
3 weeks ago
Law

The Supreme Court allows emergency abortions in Idaho for now in a limited ruling

The Supreme Court cleared the way for Idaho hospitals to provide emergency abortions amidst ongoing legal battles. [ more ]
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www.mediaite.com
3 months ago
Law

Kari Lake Flip-Flops AGAIN On Arizona's Near-Total Abortion Ban, Now Wants State to Enforce 1864 Law

Kari Lake expressed changing views on abortion laws in Arizona, accusing the state government of not enforcing the existing law while pushing for an extreme abortion law. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
3 months ago
Left-wing politics

Video: Biden Says Trump Is Responsible for Nightmare' State Abortion Laws

President Biden holds Trump responsible for impending Florida abortion law, linking it to nationwide abortion bans by MAGA supporters. [ more ]
#poland
www.dw.com
3 months ago
Law

Poland: Lawmakers send forward bill to ease abortion law DW 04/12/2024

Poland's abortion laws are undergoing a debate for liberalization after being one of the strictest in the European Union. [ more ]
www.dw.com
3 months ago
Law

Poland: Parliament to debate easing strict abortion law DW 04/11/2024

The upcoming parliamentary debate in Poland on abortion laws is expected to be contentious, with the potential for liberalization facing resistance from conservative factions in the government.
The existing abortion law in Poland is among the strictest in the European Union, allowing abortion only in limited circumstances such as rape, incest, or when the woman's life is at risk. [ more ]
www.dw.com
3 months ago
Law

Poland: Lawmakers send forward bill to ease abortion law DW 04/12/2024

Poland's abortion laws are undergoing a debate for liberalization after being one of the strictest in the European Union. [ more ]
www.dw.com
3 months ago
Law

Poland: Parliament to debate easing strict abortion law DW 04/11/2024

The upcoming parliamentary debate in Poland on abortion laws is expected to be contentious, with the potential for liberalization facing resistance from conservative factions in the government.
The existing abortion law in Poland is among the strictest in the European Union, allowing abortion only in limited circumstances such as rape, incest, or when the woman's life is at risk. [ more ]
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Axios
3 months ago
Law

Trump says abortion should be left to states, doesn't endorse national ban

Abortion laws to be determined by states based on vote or legislation.
Trump advocates for exceptions in cases of rape, incest, and life of the mother. [ more ]
#healthcare-access
www.npr.org
4 months ago
Law

Montana judge declares 3 laws restricting abortion unconstitutional

Three Montana laws restricting abortion rights struck down in court as unconstitutional
Laws aimed to impose severe burdens on abortion access without clear justification [ more ]
Chicago Tribune
5 months ago
Women

Letters: 'Exceptions' in abortion bans do not support women

Draconian abortion laws in some states lead to neglect, legal prosecution, and denial of healthcare for women in emergency situations.
Exceptions to these laws are unreliable and inhumane, endangering women's lives. [ more ]
www.npr.org
4 months ago
Law

Montana judge declares 3 laws restricting abortion unconstitutional

Three Montana laws restricting abortion rights struck down in court as unconstitutional
Laws aimed to impose severe burdens on abortion access without clear justification [ more ]
Chicago Tribune
5 months ago
Women

Letters: 'Exceptions' in abortion bans do not support women

Draconian abortion laws in some states lead to neglect, legal prosecution, and denial of healthcare for women in emergency situations.
Exceptions to these laws are unreliable and inhumane, endangering women's lives. [ more ]
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BBC News
5 months ago
Women

More women investigated for illegal terminations, says abortion provider

Increased number of women investigated for illegal pregnancy termination
Concerns over trauma and stigma faced by women under investigation [ more ]
Slate Magazine
6 months ago
Privacy professionals

Phony Originalism Could Cost Florida Women Their Abortion Rights

A challenge to Florida's abortion laws is currently before the conservative Supreme Court.
The case revolves around the original public meaning of the privacy right in the Florida Constitution. [ more ]
www.mediaite.com
1 month ago
Health

Joy Reid Labelds Missouri a Slave State' Over Abortion Laws

Missouri faces intense criticism from Joy Reid and Claire McCaskill for strict abortion laws and lack of access to contraceptives. [ more ]
#roe-v-wade
Poynter
1 week ago
Left-wing politics

JD Vance says the media twisted his remarks on abortion and domestic violence. We looked closer. - Poynter

Vance defended Trump's stance on abortion and criticized Biden's support for taxpayer-funded abortions.
The article fact-checks Vance's claims regarding abortion rates in the U.S. and addresses the complexities of abortion laws and Roe v. Wade.
The Women's Health Protection Act of 2021 aimed to codify a right to abortion but faced challenges in the Senate. [ more ]
Truthout
1 month ago
Health

More Than 171,000 People Crossed State Lines to Get an Abortion in 2023

Around 171,300 individuals traveled across state lines for abortion services in 2023, reflecting a substantial increase post the Roe v. Wade aftermath. [ more ]
Poynter
1 week ago
Left-wing politics

JD Vance says the media twisted his remarks on abortion and domestic violence. We looked closer. - Poynter

Vance defended Trump's stance on abortion and criticized Biden's support for taxpayer-funded abortions.
The article fact-checks Vance's claims regarding abortion rates in the U.S. and addresses the complexities of abortion laws and Roe v. Wade.
The Women's Health Protection Act of 2021 aimed to codify a right to abortion but faced challenges in the Senate. [ more ]
Truthout
1 month ago
Health

More Than 171,000 People Crossed State Lines to Get an Abortion in 2023

Around 171,300 individuals traveled across state lines for abortion services in 2023, reflecting a substantial increase post the Roe v. Wade aftermath. [ more ]
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www.mediaite.com
3 weeks ago
Law

Supreme Court Allows Emergency Abortions in Idaho Following Court Leak

The Supreme Court allowed emergency abortions in Idaho after a leaked ruling the day before and raised questions about state vs. federal laws on abortion. [ more ]
Los Angeles Times
1 month ago
Law

Column: Two years after the Supreme Court's abortion decision, meet the expert on post-Roe America

Mary Ziegler plays a crucial role as a leading authority on abortion laws in the U.S., offering insights to activists, litigators, and reporters. [ more ]
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