As more people are rising up to challenge systemic racism, we must recognize how Black women and women of color will be most impacted if the court upholds a law designed to shut down abortion clinics.
One June night after 12:30 a.m., Iowa lawmakers mandated a 24-hour waiting period for patients seeking abortion care. A week later at 5:30 a.m., Tennessee lawmakers banned the procedure once a fetal heartbeat is detected.
The Supreme Court in the coming weeks is expected to issue a decision in June Medical Services LLC v. Russo, a major case looking at abortion restrictions.
The Trump administration is ignoring the will of voters and telling Planned Parenthood affiliates to return loans obtained under the Paycheck Protection Program.
In a documentary being released Friday, Norma McCorvey, aka Jane Roe, says she was paid to speak out against abortion.
On Wednesday, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell led a confirmation hearing for Cory Wilson, a staunch opponent to reproductive healthcare and the Affordable Care Act.
Some clinics are seeing patients who traveled hundreds of miles from states such as Texas, which has banned abortions during much of the pandemic on grounds they are nonessential.