After Roe v. Wade was overturned, a law still on the books from 1849 left the legality of abortions in dispute in the state. This week, Planned Parenthood resumes services.
It's already harder to get an abortion in many places and access is likely to be limited more with the passage of new laws.
An economics professor at Middlebury College and her undergrad research assistants have been tracking access to abortion care since 2009. These maps show the dramatic changes in the past decade.
The lawsuit over access to the abortion pill goes before the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans on Wednesday, the next step on a path that will likely end at the U.S. Supreme Court.
Monday on Political Rewind: The New York Times reported on testimony alleging Donald Trump took part in a discussion about plans to access sensitive election data in Coffee County. Plus, Gov. Brian Kemp will not attend the state GOP convention, another sign of his disapproval with the political party.
A federal judge in Amarillo, Texas, on Friday ordered the Food and Drug Administration to rescind its approval for the abortion drug, mifepristone. The ruling was set to go into effect on Friday, but it could be put on hold after the Justice Department filed an appeal on Monday.
It can be a lifeline for patients who can't afford the time or costs of driving or flying commercially. It's an example of the unconventional tactics of abortion rights groups in a post-Roe America.
The U.S. District Court judge who could end more than two decades of legal access to medication abortion underwent extensive questioning about LGBTQ equality at his December 2017 confirmation hearing — and very little about his views on abortion.
Georgia officials have asked a court to immediately block a judge's ruling striking down the state's abortion ban. The ruling allowed the procedure to again be performed beyond about six weeks of pregnancy.
Georgia’s strict abortion ban was debated again in court this week as part of a bench trial in a constitutional challenge of the recently implemented law.
Thursday on Political Rewind: Our panel looks at polled responses in yesterday's poll from GPB News, the AJC, and the Georgia News Collaborative. Voters were asked about a variety of hot-button issues. Plus, a new poll from Quinnipiac says the governor's race is too close to call.
A court will hear oral arguments in the new state constitutional challenge of Georgia’s strict abortion law later this month. On Wednesday, a Fulton County judge shot down a motion to delay the case until after the consequential Nov. 8 midterms.
Seventeen states, including Georgia, have banned or further restricted abortion access in the 100 days since the overturning of Roe v. Wade. Stakeholders met at the White House Tuesday to hear testimony from physicians about the aftermath.
Owen County Judge Kelsey Hanlon issued a preliminary injunction against the ban being enforced, putting the new law on hold as abortion clinic operators argue that it violates the state constitution.
Republican incumbent Gov. Brian Kemp praised the Supreme Court's ruling in June that returned the decision on abortion care back to states.