Abortion access

As Abortion Pills Take Off, Some States Move to Curb Them

BY: - March 16, 2022

In June, the U.S. Supreme Court is expected to weaken or topple its nearly 50-year-old abortion rights decision, Roe v. Wade, giving states wide latitude to restrict the procedure.   But most legislatures will be adjourned by then, and anti-abortion lawmakers aren’t waiting to address what they expect will be one result of widespread limits […]

Here’s How Abortion Access Would Change if Supreme Court Erodes Roe

BY: - January 28, 2022

This is part five of Stateline’s 2022 State of the States series. As the nation awaits a U.S. Supreme Court ruling that could significantly erode abortion rights, state laws on the issue have taken on a whole new meaning. Soon, more than at any time in nearly half a century, obtaining an abortion will depend on where you […]

Citizen Enforcement of Texas Abortion Ban Could Spread to Other Laws

BY: - September 23, 2021

The Texas anti-abortion law that incentivizes ordinary people to file lawsuits against health care providers has human rights advocates and legal experts worried that the legal maneuver will spread to other states—and other social issues. So far, the citizen enforcement clause in the Texas law has fulfilled its intended purpose, dramatically curtailing the number of […]