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How major abortion laws compare state by state: Map

The Fuller Project’s interactive map highlights the major abortion restrictions in the US, state by state.

The draft abortion ruling that shook the states

Five things to help make sense of what it means.

Pregnant Ukrainian refugees struggle to get abortion care

“I can’t keep this baby, it reminds me all the time of what I’ve been through,” said one who called a hotline in Poland.

Where democracy falters, so do reproductive rights

Where populist authoritarianism is on the rise, anti-abortion politics aren’t far behind.

The South’s abortion battle has a new front: telemedicine

A new bill making its way through the Georgia statehouse would criminalize access to abortion pills by telemedicine — a common, safe, easy way to end early pregnancies that the federal government first allowed last…

It’s not just Texas and Mississippi: Abortion access is in jeopardy across the Deep South

As all eyes turn to the landmark case before the Supreme Court, advocates in the South say they’ve been sounding the alarm on access for years.

Poland’s abortion rights protests lead to a louder call for gender equity

Women across Poland have been at the heart of a protest movement railing against a ruling that would ban most abortions — the country’s largest protests since the end of Communism 30 years ago. Now…

‘We know it’s the work of quack doctors’: Pandemic fans the flames of backstreet abortions in Kenya

Anecdotal reports suggest teenage pregnancies are soaring in Kenya, resulting in unsafe late-term terminations and abandoned babies.

Could the coronavirus make telemedicine abortion the new normal?

During the coronavirus pandemic, telemedicine abortion has become a way of bringing providers directly into patients’ homes, bypassing clinics altogether. Could this become the new normal?

Worried About Abortion Laws? Catholic Hospital Mergers Also Seen as Threat to Women’s Health Care

Rules written by Catholic bishops ban procedures deemed “immoral” by the church, like abortion, contraception, in-vitro fertilization and tubal ligation.

Wisconsin’s Catholic Hospitals Limit Reproductive Procedures

In reproductive care, critics argue, Catholic ethics can trump medical best practice and patients can be denied the care they desire or need.

One-Fifth of Women Don’t Know if Abortion Is Illegal in Kenya, New Study Shows

A new study by Marie Stopes Kenya showed that 20.7 per cent of women seeking abortion services in Nairobi “do not know” whether the process is illegal.

‘Dumped Babies Are Just the Tip of the Iceberg’: The Deadly Consequences of Curbing Reproductive Rights

Abortions are illegal in Kenya. Every day, 320 women are hospitalised – and seven die – as a result of dangerous ‘quack’ abortions in Kenya.

How to Make Abortion Great Again

Poland has one of the most restrictive abortion laws in the EU. But four women, nicknamed the "abortion dream team," are pushing back.

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