Ad spending by Democrats on abortion-related messaging took off after the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade. Meanwhile, Republican spending on crime ads tripled in September.
Vice President Harris has held more than 20 events on abortion rights since May. She's been traveling the country to listen and speak about what's become a top issue for Democratic voters.
Laws banning abortion in many conservative U.S. states are expected to boost birth rates among adolescents, whose bodies often aren't built for safe childbirth, or for carrying a pregnancy to term.
A New York woman seeking to end a dangerous ectopic pregnancy in a fallopian tube finds the procedure more complicated and expensive than expected — even in a state with liberal abortion laws.
Planned Parenthood says it will provide abortions out of an RV-based clinic in southern Illinois by the end of the year. It will reduce travel time for some patients coming from surrounding states.
Prescribing medical abortions across state lines is now risky for doctors. "We're talking about something that's a protected right in one state and a felony in a sister state," says one legal scholar.
The race for an open U.S. Senate seat in Ohio has put abortion rights and women voters in the national spotlight.
With abortion illegal in a growing number of states, both groups that help patients access the procedure and those who oppose it are reporting more calls for help.
On the eve of the 2022 election, Arena Stage presents monologues on the theme of choice by eight female playwrights. The show runs for 18 performances and tickets are $18, a nod to the US voting age.
One year after a restrictive abortion law took effect, a poll shows a majority of Texans surveyed say they support abortion access in most or all cases. Many say the issue will motivate them to vote.