How State Health Departments Are Closing Abortion Clinics: Five Key Takeaways
We've highlighted the five major conclusions of Pacific Standard's latest investigation.
How Health Officials in Pro-Life States Are Quietly Dismantling Abortion Access
Without the fanfare of a bill signing or a Supreme Court decision, the first state without an abortion clinic is in sight.
How Democratic Contenders Competed for the Votes of Black Women at the Essence Festival
Though Kamala Harris was the weekend's clear winner, candidates like Elizabeth Warren and Pete Buttigieg also found fans.
'We're a Divided Nation': Pro-Life Leaders on This Year's Abortion Laws
This spring's sweeping abortion bans represent the greatest assault on abortion rights since Roe v. Wade.
Missouri Could Become the First State in the Nation Without an Abortion Clinic
But it's far from the only state where a health department's efforts could effectively end abortion access.
Alabama Is Poised to Pass an Outright Ban on Abortion
Georgia's governor has also signed a six-week ban, giving the Supreme Court yet more opportunities to overturn Roe v. Wade.
A New Title X Rule Stripping Sexual Health Access for Millions of Women Could Take Effect Next Week
The future of federal family planning programs will be decided by May 3rd, as four separate lawsuits seek to block the Trump administration's plans to target abortion access.
How Six-Week Abortion Bans Are Fueling a 'Radical' Year for Abortion Law
The bans mark an unprecedented year for abortion legislation—and a potential political turning point.
Why We're Still Fighting Over the Equal Rights Amendment in 2019
The amendment was originally defeated in the late 1970s, and today's reignited movement to ratify it has much in common with the earlier fight.
The FDA Just Approved the First-Ever Drug for Postpartum Depression. Who Will Be Able to Afford It?
Women with lower socioeconomic status are among those at a higher risk for developing postpartum depression—and the new treatment is estimated to cost $34,000 per patient.
What Will Alabama's 'Baby Roe' Lawsuit Mean for the Abortion Debate?
The headline-grabbing wrongful death case over an aborted embryo taps into the "fetal personhood" movement that's currently gaining momentum.
What Crisis Pregnancy Centers Stand to Gain From Trump's New Title X 'Gag Rule'
In banning federal funding from groups that refer women for abortion services, the president is presenting a golden opportunity for faith-based, anti-abortion clinics.
The Future of Abortion in America Is in Chief Justice John Roberts' Hands
After a surprising vote to stay a Louisiana law, the future of women's constitutional right to abortion appears to hang on the judgment of a single man.
A Late-Night Supreme Court Ruling Has Saved Louisiana's Abortion Clinics—for Now
With just hours to spare, the Supreme Court stepped in Thursday to keep abortion clinics open in the state. But how long will the reprieve last?
A Louisiana Law Could Give the Supreme Court a Chance to Remake Abortion Law in America
A petition to the Supreme Court to bar the law from taking effect brings the potential for the next major abortion ruling.
Why Is the GOP 'Losing With Women'? Leading Female Republicans Talk About How to Get More Votes.
A dispatch from the Southern Republican Leadership Conference.