Some doctors in Texas are so worried about the abortion bans, they hint to patients with pregnancy complications, "I've heard traveling to Colorado is really nice this time of year."
When Lauren Miller found out one of her twins had a fatal condition, she discovered her doctors in Texas would only say: You need to leave the state. She went to Colorado for a selective reduction.
Monday on Political Rewind: There's been a dramatic escalation of violence between law enforcement and opponents of the planned Atlanta Police and Fire Training Center. Meanwhile, pro-choice activists protested on the 50th anniversary of the now-defunct Roe v. Wade decision.
In a speech delivered on Sunday, the vice president advocated for Congress to take action to protect abortion rights.
The overturning of the Roe v. Wade decision just months ahead of its 50th anniversary has prompted many abortion providers to shift how they serve patients.
On the Thursday Dec. 29 edition of Georgia Today: Court has been postponed for a Georgia prosecutor accused of meddling in the Ahmaud Arbery case, the Christmas cold snap's death toll remains unclear, and a look at one of 2022's best albums.
In the months since Roe v. Wade was overturned, training groups in North Carolina say they've seen an uptick in interest from people wanting to work as abortion doulas.
Wednesday on Political Rewind: Georgia's abortion ban has been ruled unconstitutional by a Fulton County judge. After announcing he'd be running for president in 2024, Donald Trump also sang Herschel Walker's praises publicly. Meanwhile, Democrats sue to restore Saturday early voting ahead of the runoff.
Michigan faces a key vote on abortion rights as patients travel there from other states. At a clinic near Detroit, many women share what abortion access means for their own lives and futures.
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.
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.
Monday on Political Rewind: A challenge to the state’s abortion law heads to court today. The trial starts as more than 800,000 Georgians have already cast ballots. Meanwhile, Sen. Lindsey Graham appeals to the Supreme Court to avoid testifying in the special grand jury investigating the 2020 election.
A trial to determine whether Georgia can continue to ban abortion as early as six weeks into a pregnancy is set to begin in an Atlanta courtroom. Fulton County Superior Court Judge Robert McBurney has scheduled two days of testimony starting Monday in a lawsuit that seeks to strike down the law.
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.
With abortion illegal in a growing number of states, both groups that help patients access the procedure and those who oppose it are reporting more calls for help.