The state's abortion bans make no exceptions for fatal fetal anomalies. Two women had devastating pregnancy diagnoses — one could leave the state for an abortion, and the other could not.
Wednesday on Political Rewind: On International Women's Day, our panel is looking at the issues that affect women in Georgia and across the nation.
Prescribing medical abortions across state lines is now risky for doctors. "We're talking about something that's a protected right in one state and a felony in a sister state," says one legal scholar.
A Fulton County judge could soon decide whether to once again temporarily block Georgia’s six-week abortion ban, which a federal appeals court allowed to take effect last month.
Dr Atul Gawande, the surgeon and bestselling health writer talks, to NPR about the problems he has inherited as the new head of USAID's global health office.
The clinic is now headed to Las Cruces, New Mexico, about 40 miles north of El Paso, Texas.
Anti-vaccine advocates have repurposed a catchy, succinct, and potent slogan. Its unlikely source: the reproductive rights movement, which has been linked to the phrase for more than 50 years.
Condé Nast CEO Roger Lynch calls it a "crushing blow" and says in an internal memo to employees of Vogue, New Yorker and Vanity Fair among others to use their journalism to respond to the moment.
Some nonprofit groups have welcomed the U.S. Supreme Court decision. But many global reproductive and women's rights groups condemned the ruling.
Despite gaining national traction in the 1970s, the history of the anti-abortion movement in the U.S. goes back more than a century before the landmark Supreme Court decision.
Rules around the country cut out unmarried women and LGBT people of maternity benefits, even as China's leaders try to get citizens to have more babies to reverse the declining birthrate.
The bill would ban most abortions as early as around six weeks, allow people to sue anyone who helps end a pregnancy after that point and fine physicians $10,000 for each such abortion they perform.
Carafem, which operates clinics in Georgia, Illinois, Tennessee and Maryland, began mailing abortion pills to patients in Georgia in 2019 when it joined the TelAbortion study, an ongoing project run by the reproductive health nonprofit Gynuity that received federal permission to study the safety of telemedicine abortions.
Some people have reported getting a lighter or heavier period after getting a COVID-19 vaccine. Cause for concern? Doctors say no. Could it be a temporary side effect? That's harder to determine.