Even the Trump-era surgeon general is concerned about the repercussions for women's health, as doctors say they are reluctant to practice in states that have banned abortion.
Jaci and Dustin Statton didn't think Oklahoma's abortion bans would affect them. They were open to having more kids. They didn't imagine Jaci would face a life-threatening pregnancy, though.
A new study shows women who call the hospitals in Oklahoma get confusing information about the state's abortion bans. One family lived through that confusion with dire consequences last month.
When she gave birth to her baby with a fatal condition two months early, Samantha Casiano scrambled to raise funds for the funeral. Anti-abortion advocates say Texas laws are "working as designed."
State Supreme Court justices heard arguments from both sides on Tuesday in a case that bring into question the constitutionality of Georgia's abortion law, which currently bans abortions past about six weeks of pregnancy.
In states with abortion bans, doctors may hesitate to provide abortion care in a medical emergency. Some ethicists argue doctors should practice civil disobedience and put patients' lives first.
A proposed amendment would state explicitly that there is no right to abortion in Kentucky's state constitution, complicating efforts to challenge two state abortion bans.
Thursday, nearly all abortions must cease in Indiana after state lawmakers passed a full ban in August. Since Dobbs, Indiana has been a destination for those in surrounding states seeking abortions.
A cascade of new abortion restrictions known as "trigger bans" are taking effect in the aftermath of the Supreme Court decision overturning the right to the medical procedure.
Many of the states that are moving to ban abortion tend to have less access to health care, worse maternal and infant health care outcomes and weaker social supports for children and families.
After Wisconsin left an 1849 near-total abortion ban in place, some providers began commuting to Illinois to treat patients. These Planned Parenthood partnerships could be a model for the future.
Dr. Caitlin Bernard was publicly vilified for providing abortion care to a 10-year-old rape victim. And that's got some medical residents who were open to practicing in Indiana thinking again.
The DOJ argues that a restrictive new ban conflicts with a federal law that requires doctors to give pregnant women appropriate medical care, including abortion when necessary.
In the month since the Supreme Court voted to strike down Roe v. Wade, 43 clinics across 11 states have halted abortion care, a research group says.
A wave of strict abortion bans in the Southeast is putting pressure on states with more accessible timelines.