The number of Democrats citing abortion rights as a top priority for the federal government to address jumped from less than 1% in 2021 to 13% in a new poll.
The law bans nearly all abortions, and doctors providing pregnancy care are hoping for more clarity soon, as legal challenges continue.
The legislation bans abortions as soon as a heartbeat can be detected, which typically occurs about six weeks into a pregnancy. The controversial law is expected to trigger a lengthy legal battle.
Ohio is the latest Republican-led state to pass a ban on abortion once a fetal heartbeat can be detected. But Tennessee this week backed off on a similar bill, fearing costly legal battles. What now?
Expect more aggressive regulatory action from the Trump administration while skirmishes continue in Congress and statehouses across the U.S. Many of these policies will ultimately land in court.
The nonprofit organization And Then They Were None offers financial assistance, job search help, and spiritual and emotional support to workers who leave jobs at clinics that provide abortions.
Since the election of Donald Trump, the abortion debate has been ramping up. At one clinic in Texas, two women on opposite sides recently changed their minds about how they view abortion.
After a decision by the U.S. Supreme Court last month reaffirmed a woman's right to an abortion, anti-abortion groups are rethinking their approach. And they don't all agree on the best next steps.
National foes of abortion rights helped facilitate a Texas law that is now being tested before the U.S. Supreme Court. Advocates for abortion rights have measured the law's effects in real time.
David Cohen and Krysten Connon, authors of Living in the Crosshairs, discuss the harassment, violence and constant fear that many abortion providers face — both in their clinics and at their homes.