In response to increasing abortion restrictions in the region, a Planned Parenthood chapter in Missouri and Illinois is preparing to open a mobile unit providing abortions in southern Illinois.
Lawyers for Nicole Moore, a Black woman, say she was often given unfair workloads, demeaned in front of coworkers and retaliated against for speaking up about racism within the company.
Planned Parenthood says it will provide abortions out of an RV-based clinic in southern Illinois by the end of the year. It will reduce travel time for some patients coming from surrounding states.
The Justice Department is leading an effort to monitor changes in state law after the Supreme Court overturned the constitutional right to abortion.
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.
The nation's leading abortion rights advocacy organization, Planned Parenthood, plans to spend a record $50 million ahead of November's midterm elections. It's pouring money into contests where access to abortion will be on the ballot.
A Supreme Court ruling overturned Roe v. Wade. Now there's a big push to increase funding for Title X, a federal program that offers birth control and other reproductive care to low-income patients.
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.
Abortion clinics were forced to turn patients away following a decision by federal court to enact Georgia House Bill 481 without a grace period.
Montana is an island of legal abortion, but four of the state's five clinics now restrict abortion pills from people in states with trigger bans to shield themselves and patients from legal attacks.
Clinics were shutting down abortion services in the nation's second-largest state Saturday after the Texas Supreme Court blocked an order allowing the procedure to resume in some cases.
A Georgia representative wants Congress to condemn attempts to criminally prosecute people who perform abortions or women who have abortions or experience miscarriages. Rep. Nikema Willams is introducing her House resolution on Thursday.
The 5-4 decision of Planned Parenthood v. Casey upheld Roe in 1992 but paved the way for more restrictions on abortion access.