In response to increasing abortion restrictions in the region, a Planned Parenthood chapter in Missouri and Illinois is preparing to open a mobile unit providing abortions in southern Illinois.
Roe v Wade
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.
Thursday, nearly all abortions must cease in Indiana after state lawmakers passed a full ban in August. Since Dobbs, Indiana has been a destination for those in surrounding states seeking abortions.
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.
The story of a young rape victim in Ohio who had to travel out of state for an abortion this summer is recalling painful memories for an older generation.
A case in Norfolk, Neb., highlights how evidence from online services is fair game in the post-Roe v. Wade era.
Following the Supreme Court's decision, Carlie Brown and Molly Pela rescheduled their wedding for nine months earlier. They fear that without federal protections, their family remains vulnerable.
Doctors say more of their patients are seeking permanent sterilization procedures, but some patients are reporting that doctors are unwilling to operate on people of childbearing age.
In the month since the Supreme Court voted to strike down Roe v. Wade, 43 clinics across 11 states have halted abortion care, a research group says.
The harassment began soon after her young patient became flashpoint in the national debate over abortion, Dr. Caitlin Bernard told NPR. "It's honestly been very hard for me, for my family," she said.