(NEW YORK) -- Some state officials as well as abortion providers are trying to find workarounds to help patients who want to end their pregnancies after the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade. Since the late June ruling, at least 12 states have ended nearly... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- As it gets harder to access abortion care because of state laws and restrictions, self-managed abortions may become more common, abortion providers told ABC News. Self-managed abortions are done by a pregnant person without the formal supervision of a healthcare professional, according to... Read More.
(BATON ROUGE, La.) -- Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards signed two abortion bills into law Tuesday that ban most abortions in the state and criminalize providers who perform the procedure. One of the bills strengthens a 2006 trigger law on the books in Louisiana that... Read More.
(MONTGOMERY, Ala.) -- Alabama's gender-affirming care ban went into effect on May 8, and physicians in the state say they’re scrambling to figure out how provide care for their young transgender patients. S.B. 184, the Vulnerable Child Protection Act, states that anyone who provides gender-affirming... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Health care providers that serve the transgender community in Alabama are struggling to make sense of a new bill moving quickly through the state legislature. The Vulnerable Child Protection Act would ban gender-affirming care for transgender youth in the state. Pediatric endocrinologist Hussein Abdullatif,... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The Supreme Court's conservative majority on Thursday -- over the furious objections of their liberal colleagues -- dealt another blow to Texas abortion providers' quest to challenge SB8 in federal court. SB8, which took effect Sept. 1, banned most abortions in the nation's... Read More.
(DALLAS) -- The impact of Texas's near-total ban on abortions is being felt in states as far away as California and Maryland, according to new research. In the weeks since SB8, which outlaws most abortions after six weeks of pregnancy, went into effect, Texas residents... Read More.
(HOUSTON) -- A day after the nation's most restrictive anti-abortion law went into effect, doctors and advocates reported a steep decline in abortions across Texas. Houston provider Dr. Bhavik Kumar said he normally performs between 20 to 30 abortions a day. Since the new law,... Read More.