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.
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.
But it's far from the only state where a health department's efforts could effectively end abortion access.
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 headline-grabbing wrongful death case over an aborted embryo taps into the "fetal personhood" movement that's currently gaining momentum.
Studies show that, in most cases, laws requiring doctors to have admitting privileges at a nearby hospital are not necessary for the health and safety of women getting abortions.
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 petition to the Supreme Court to bar the law from taking effect brings the potential for the next major abortion ruling.
Texas offers Americans a glimpse into what the future may look like if the Trump administration passes new reproductive rules.
Pacific Standard spoke to secular and religious ethicists about the controversial proposal.
A look at the research on what happens to contraceptive access for low-income Americans when the government withholds funding to family-planning clinics.
The White House plans to announce a rule today that would bar federal funds from going to any clinic that provides abortions or refers their patients to abortion providers.
Shootings like the one at a Colorado clinic are rare. Stalking, hate mail, and intimidating protests are the daily reality.
Garbage has become an unlikely battleground in the abortion debate, as anti-abortion groups seek evidence of privacy violations in clinics’ trash. “Is it a little bit on the sketchy side?” one activist said of such tactics. “Yeah, maybe.”
Across the country, those who support abortion rights and those who oppose them are feuding in court over how much information should be disclosed about women undergoing abortions. Supporters say there’s no margin for error. Opponents say it’s about ensuring quality care.
A new law that forces doctors to give their patients misinformation about an untested procedure is just the latest example of how anti-choice restrictions undermine evidence-based medical care. It’s long past time to stop taking abortion opponents’ hypocritical claims of concern for “patient safety” seriously.
Last year was dubbed “the year of the abortion story.” Though these narratives have changed some hearts and minds, dismantling abortion stigma won’t happen overnight. And it certainly won’t ensure reproductive freedom for all.
After the recent Supreme Court decision, clinics will likely have to turn to injunctions to keep protesters away, taking on the additional expense themselves or passing it on to those they serve.