Changes to the Title X family planning programs have brought onboard a new kind of reproductive health clinic. What does that mean for patients?
We've highlighted the five major conclusions of Pacific Standard's latest investigation.
Without the fanfare of a bill signing or a Supreme Court decision, the first state without an abortion clinic is in sight.
The update may make mifepristone and misoprostol more readily available worldwide. But in the U.S., not much is expected to change.
Activists are trying to help women navigate the complicated legal landscape around misoprostol and mifepristone, "essential medicines" according to the World Health Organization.
This spring's sweeping abortion bans represent the greatest assault on abortion rights since Roe v. Wade.
Abortion storytelling projects, aimed at reducing stigma, have proliferated in recent years, but what's their real effect on public opinion?
This research is particularly important at a time when states across the country are passing new laws concerning abortion.
Women who sought but did not receive an abortion were in worse health five years later than peers who did get one, a new study finds.
While abortion is often talked about in ideological terms, in many states it's a lack of brick-and-mortar clinics that prevents women from seeking the care they need.
Netflix, Disney, CBS, NBC, Sony, and Showtime have threatened to end production in Georgia after the state passed a bill outlawing abortion after six weeks.
As Republican legislatures pass bills limiting reproductive rights, women are being forced to travel farther from home to obtain the care they need.
But it's far from the only state where a health department's efforts could effectively end abortion access.
By some measures, pro-choice groups outspend their pro-life counterparts by as much as 10-to-one. But it all depends on what you count as an abortion policy group.
A woman speaks during a protest against recently passed abortion ban bills at the Georgia State Capitol building, on May 21st, 2019, in Atlanta, Georgia.
Alyssa Milano's proposal was unpopular, but the practice of sex strikes goes back to the dawn of humanity.
Here's what will happen to abortion access in your state if the Supreme Court decision ensuring legal abortion throughout America is overturned.
The Alabama Senate on Tuesday voted in favor of a measure that would effectively ban abortion in the state. Here's a selection of Pacific Standard stories about recent challenges to abortion access.
Georgia's governor has also signed a six-week ban, giving the Supreme Court yet more opportunities to overturn Roe v. Wade.
The Trump administration strengthened protections for "conscientious objectors" to abortion and assisted suicide. We talked to ethicists about balancing patients' and providers' rights.
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.
The bans mark an unprecedented year for abortion legislation—and a potential political turning point.
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 headline-grabbing wrongful death case over an aborted embryo taps into the "fetal personhood" movement that's currently gaining momentum.