Reproductive Rights 2024
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May 1, 2024 at 2:23 PM

Biden blames Trump as 6-week Florida abortion ban takes effect

Vice President Kamala Harris heads to Florida on Wednesday as the state’s new ban goes into effect, outlawing nearly all abortions at six weeks.
May 1, 2024 at 2:23 PM
VIDEO: Biden blames Trump as 6-week Florida abortion ban takes effect
April 30, 2024 at 8:00 PM

Trump 'ripped away' abortion rights, Biden argues as he urges women to back him

Biden will travel to Tampa, Florida, on Tuesday to deliver remarks on abortion access a week before the state's six-week ban goes into effect
April 30, 2024 at 8:00 PM
President Joe Biden speaks about reproductive freedom in Tampa, April 23, 2024.
April 24, 2024 at 2:35 PM

Abortion could dominate the election in Florida. Will that help Dems flip the state?

Democrats say Florida's proposed abortion amendment in November's election can help flip the state in the 2024 election, as Biden tries to beat Trump
April 24, 2024 at 2:35 PM
President Joe Biden speaks, April 22, 2022, in Seattle.
1 month ago

Arizona Republicans block another Democratic effort to repeal 1864 abortion ban

Arizona Republicans on Wednesday again blocked a Democratic-led effort to repeal an 1864 abortion ban
1 month ago
People protest after Arizona's Supreme Court revived a law dating to 1864 that bans abortion in virtually all instances, in Peoria, AZ, April 14, 2024.
1 month ago

Kamala Harris ties Trump to Arizona's strict new abortion ban during campaign visit

Vice President Kamala Harris traveled Friday to Tucson, Arizona, after the state's highest court upheld an 1864 abortion ban.
1 month ago
Vice President Kamala Harris speaks on reproductive freedom at El Rio Neighborhood Center in Tucson, Ariz., April 12, 2024.
1 month ago

Kari Lake says Arizona's abortion ban is 'out of line' after praising it in 2022

After Arizona's 19th-century abortion ban roiled the politics of the state, Kari Lake released a lengthy new video about where she stands on abortion access
1 month ago
In this Feb. 29, 2024, file photo, Arizona Republican U.S. Senate candidate and far-right election denier Kari Lake appears at a news conference, in Phoenix, Arizona.
1 month ago

Colorado abortion access amendment has enough signatures for ballot, organizers say

The Coloradans for Protecting Reproductive Freedom coalition said Friday they have collected over 225,000 signatures for their abortion access ballot initiative.
1 month ago
Abortion rights activists march in protest after the overturning of Roe Vs. Wade by the Supreme Court, in Denver, June 24, 2022.
1 month ago

Trump says Arizona abortion ban ruling goes too far, again touts role in ending Roe

Trump said on Wednesday that a new court ruling in Arizona upholding a near-total ban on abortion in the state had gone too far and "needs to be straightened out"
1 month ago
Republican presidential candidate and former President Donald Trump speaks as he arrives at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport in Atlanta, GA, April 10, 2024.
1 month ago

Trump's abortion position leaves key questions unanswered on major campaign issue

Trump's position on abortion did not address some of the key questions that have come to define the debate since Roe v. Wade was overruled in 2022
1 month ago
Republican presidential candidate former President Donald Trump speaks at a campaign event in Grand Rapids, Mich., April 2, 2024.
1 month ago

Trump keeps teasing an announcement on abortion 'soon' but dodges on specifics

Trump has repeatedly teased an announcement on abortion bans after months of dodging questions about his stance on the specifics, including on Florida's laws
1 month ago
Former President Donald Trump addresses the 2024 National Religious Broadcasters Association International Christian Media Convention, as part of the NRB Presidential Forum in Nashville, TN, Feb. 22, 2024.
2 months ago

How abortion may motivate young people to vote

As election season heats up, two young activists on both sides of the abortion debate have been hitting the ground encouraging their peers to come out to the polls.
2 months ago
VIDEO:  How abortion may motivate young people to vote
2 months ago

Fla. voters will consider abortion rights ballot measure in November, court rules

A Florida abortion ballot measure can move forward to a vote in November, the state Supreme Court ruled
2 months ago
An abortion rights activist holds a sign at a protest in support of abortion access, March To Roe The Vote And Send A Message To Florida Politicians That Abortion Access Must Be Protected And Defended, July 13, 2022, in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
2 months ago

These states could vote on reproductive rights, abortion access in November

Here's a look at where reproductive rights might be on the ballot in November 2024.
2 months ago
Demonstrators participate in a abortion-rights rally outside the Supreme Court, March 26, 2024, in Washington.
2 months ago

How IVF and abortion access could shape the 2024 election

538's polling column examines Americans' opinions on IVF and abortion access, Trump and Biden's job approval ratings and college athlete unionization.
2 months ago
Welcome to Pollapalooza, 538's roundup of the latest polls.
2 months ago

Harris visits abortion clinic as Democrats bet big on reproductive rights in 2024

Vice President Harris' visit to an abortion clinic spotlights her role leading the Biden administration on an issue Democrats believe will be critical in 2024.
2 months ago
Vice President Kamala Harris arrives to speak during her visit to a Planned Parenthood clinic in Saint Paul, Minnesota, on March 14, 2024.
2 months ago

Biden calls out conservative Supreme Court justices on reproductive rights

Biden briefly called out the Supreme Court's conservative-leaning justices over the loss of constitutional abortion protections.
2 months ago
Biden briefly called out the Supreme Court's conservative-leaning justices over the loss of constitutional abortion protections.
2 months ago

With Alabama IVF patient in attendance, Biden highlights reproductive care

Latorya Beasley was supposed to have an embryo transfer three days ago. On Thursday, the Alabama resident attended the State of the Union with the First Lady.
2 months ago
Maria Shriver, Kate Cox and Latorya Beasley (R) of Alabama sit in the House chamber before President Joe Biden delivers his State of the Union address in Washington, Mar. 7, 2024.
2 months ago

Biden, Democrats' SOTU guests spotlight reproductive rights fight

House Democrats have invited 28 advocates for reproductive rights to President Joe Biden's State of the Union address on Thursday night.
2 months ago
Rep. Katherine Clark speaks during a news conference held by members of the Pro-Choice Caucus and Democratic Women's Caucus at the U.S. Capitol, on March 7, 2024, in Washington, D.C.
3 months ago

These 3 states saw largest increase in abortions after overturn of Roe v. Wade

New data released in the Society for Family Planning's WeCount report shows a surge in abortions in Illinois, Florida and California.
3 months ago
Protestors demonstrate at the March for Reproductive Rights organized by Women's March L.A., April 15, 2023, in Los Angeles.
3 months ago

After Alabama court ruling, Nikki Haley agrees that 'embryos, to me, are babies'

Nikki Haley said in a new interview that she agrees with an Alabama Supreme Court ruling that frozen embryos are considered children in the state
3 months ago
Nikki Haley speaks during a campaign rally in Dallas, TX, Feb. 15, 2024.
3 months ago

Haley clarifies statement about Alabama supreme court ruling on IVF

When asked about the far reaching consequences of the ruling for women in Alabama, Nikki Haley attempted to frame the conversation as a debate over parental rights.
3 months ago
VIDEO: Haley clarifies statement about Alabama supreme court ruling on IVF
3 months ago

Professor calls Alabama Supreme Court ruling on frozen embryos 'uncharted territory'

ABC News' Linsey Davis spoke with Georgetown law professor Michele Goodwin on the Alabama Supreme Court's ruling that frozen embryos are children under state law.
3 months ago
VIDEO: Professor calls Alabama Supreme Court ruling on frozen embryos 'uncharted territory'
3 months ago

Alabama Supreme Court ruling on IVF embryos sparks outrage

Medical experts are protesting the state's highest court ruling which declared that frozen embryos qualify as people under state law.
3 months ago
VIDEO: Alabama Supreme Court ruling on IVF embryos sparks outrage
3 months ago

Trump privately signals support for 16-week abortion ban: Sources

Former President Donald Trump has privately expressed support for a 16-week abortion ban in conversations with allies and advisors, two sources tell ABC News.
3 months ago
Former President Donald Trump speaks to the press at Manhattan Criminal Court, Feb. 15, 2024, in New York.
4 months ago

Biden, at abortion rights campaign rally, interrupted by pro-Palestinian protesters

They disrupted his major 2024 event with chants of "Genocide Joe."
4 months ago
President Joe Biden delivers remarks, during a campaign event focusing on abortion rights in Manassas, Va., Jan. 23, 2024.
4 months ago

Biden administration announces new actions to protect abortion on Roe anniversary

The Biden administration announced several actions to protect contraceptives, abortion access and emergency abortion care on what would have been Roe's 51st anniversary.
4 months ago
President Joe Biden speaks in the East Room during an event to welcome mayors attending the U.S. Conference of Mayors Winter Meeting to the White House, Jan. 19, 2024, in Washington.
4 months ago

Where the 2024 presidential candidates stand on abortion

Reproductive rights are among the most discussed issues in the 2024 presidential election.
4 months ago
Reproductive rights are among the most discussed issues in the 2024 presidential election.
4 months ago

Here's where the 2024 presidential candidates stand on abortion

Abortion is a key issue in the 2024 presidential election: Here's where presidential candidates stand
4 months ago
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5 months ago

Where the 2024 GOP candidates stand on the Kate Cox Texas abortion case

Kate Cox is the Texas woman who was denied an abortion by the state Supreme Court ruling after she learned of her fetus’ fatal diagnosis.
5 months ago
Republican presidential candidate and former New Jersey Governor Chris Christie speaks during the fourth Republican candidates' presidential debate of the 2024 presidential campaign at the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa, Ala., Dec. 6, 2023.
5 months ago

Nikki Haley talks Trump, Israel, abortion rights and more

The Republican presidential candidate explains to ABC News' Linsey Davis why former President Donald Trump is not the "right person" for the job.
5 months ago
VIDEO: Nikki Haley talks Trump, Israel, abortion rights and more
6 months ago

Dems slam Trump on abortion as Biden increasingly focuses on possible 2024 rematch

Democrats are highlighting Trump's record on abortion restrictions with billboards in Iowa ahead of his campaign trip this weekend along with other GOP candidates
6 months ago
The Democratic National Committee purchased billboard spots in Iowa to attack former President Donald Trump on abortion ahead of his visit to Fort Dodge on Saturday, Nov. 18.
6 months ago

Fla. could see next big abortion vote, as advocates keep winning with ballot measures

Florida could be the next state to put the issue on the ballot after a recent victory for abortion access in Ohio
6 months ago
In this July 13, 2022 file photo An abortion rights activist holds a sign at a protest in support of abortion access, March To Roe The Vote And Send A Message To Florida Politicians That Abortion Access Must Be Protected And Defended, in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
6 months ago

As voters keep rejecting abortion restrictions, GOP candidates say there's more to do

Five of the leading Republican candidates for president this week reiterated their opposition to abortion after the Ohio and Virginia election results
6 months ago
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, former UN ambassador Nikki Haley, Vivek Ramaswamy, Former Gov. of New Jersey Chris Christie, and Senator from South Carolina Tim Scott attend the third Republican presidential primary debate in Miami, November 8, 2023.
6 months ago

Anti-abortion pushback at the polls

Some voters, even within Republican-held states, are pushing back on some of the restrictions on abortion access that have been adopted since the end of Roe v. Wade.
6 months ago
VIDEO:  Anti Abortion Push Back At the Polls
6 months ago

Why Ohio voters approved abortion ballot measure, according to exit polling

Ohio Issue 1 exit polling shows striking liberal turnout, a comparative dearth of voters who backed Donald Trump in 2020 and broad support for legal abortion
6 months ago
Supporters cheer following the announcement of the projected passage of Issue 1, a state constitutional right to abortion, during a gathering in Columbus, Ohio, Nov. 7, 2023.
6 months ago

Ohio voters projected to add abortion protections to state constitution

Ohio issue 1 and issue 2 results: Voters are projected to add abortion rights to their constitution
6 months ago
The Ohio Statehouse, located in Columbus, Ohio is seen in this undated stock photo.
6 months ago

Where do voters stand on abortion rights?

ABC News’ Alex Presha traveled to Ohio to speak to voters both for and against the ballot referendum that would enshrine abortion rights into the Ohio State constitution.
6 months ago
VIDEO: Where do voters stand on abortion rights?
6 months ago

How Ohio voters' decision on Issue 1 could impact abortion access in the state

Ohio voters are casting their ballots on Issue 1, which could decide whether to enshrine abortion rights in the state's constitution, and affect access to the procedure.
6 months ago
A woman wears a pro-choice button to a canvassing meeting ahed of the election in Columbus, Ohio on Nov. 5, 2023.
6 months ago

Va. legislative races could change abortion policy and offer 2024 clues: What to know

On Tuesday, voters in Virginia will head to the polls in an election for the General Assembly that both parties see as critical
6 months ago
Candidate signs are seen at the Spotsylvania county early voting site in Fredericksburg, Va., Oct. 26, 2023.
7 months ago

Abortion rights are on the ballot in Ohio this Election Day

538's analysis of Ohio Issue 1, the ballot measure to protect abortion rights in the state constitution.
7 months ago
Signs for and against a proposed constitutional amendment to protect abortion rights in Ohio stand in front of the Greene County Board of Elections in Xenia, Ohio, on Oct. 11, 2023.
8 months ago

Democrats, Republicans release dueling abortion ads in high-stakes Virginia elections

Democrats and Republicans release dueling ads discussing abortion ahead of high-stakes Virginia elections.
8 months ago
Abortion rights protesters demonstrate outside Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito's home, June 27, 2022, in Alexandria, Va.
8 months ago

DeSantis commits to a 15-week national abortion ban for the first time

Gov. Ron DeSantis says for the first time he would support a 15-week national abortion ban.
8 months ago
Florida Governor Ron DeSantis speaks during the second Republican presidential primary debate at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library in Simi Valley, Calif., on Sept. 27, 2023.
8 months ago

Candidate who signed strict abortion ban in his state wouldn't outlaw it nationwide

North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum signed a strict abortion ban in his state, but said he would not support a nationwide ban if elected president
8 months ago
North Dakota Governor Doug Burgum reacts during an event for announcing he enters the 2024 presidential race, joining a growing field of candidates hoping to topple Donald Trump and secure the Republican nomination, in Fargo, N.D. June 7, 2023.
8 months ago

Florida court hearing spotlights DeSantis' dance on abortion: ANALYSIS

A Florida Supreme Court hearing on the state's 15-week abortion ban is tied to Gov. Ron DeSantis' record on the issue
8 months ago
Republican candidate for president Governor Ron DeSantis speaks during the Republican Party of Iowa 2023 Lincoln Dinner at the Iowa Events Center, July 28, 2023, in Des Moines, Iowa.
8 months ago

3 things to know about the abortion issue ahead of the GOP primary debate

Three things to know about where abortion stands ahead of the first GOP primary debate, including that activists are pushing candidates to embrace a 15-week ban.
8 months ago
Presidential candidate and Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis speaks at The Gathering in Atlanta, Aug. 18, 2023.
8 months ago

Anti-abortion group praises some candidates, criticizes others for GOP debate answers

One of the most spirited debates on stage Wednesday was over abortion -- an issue that Republicans have struggled with electorally and in messaging in a post-Roe world
8 months ago
Former Governor of Arkansas Asa Hutchinson, former Governor of New Jersey Chris Christie, former Vice President Mike Pence, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis, entrepreneur and author Vivek Ramaswamy, former Governor from South Carolina and UN ambassador Nikki Haley, Senator from South Carolina Tim Scott and North Dakota Governor Doug Burgum, take part in the first Republican Presidential primary debate at the Fiserv Forum in Milwaukee, Aug. 23, 2023.
8 months ago

Trump faces chorus of GOP critics after pushing back on 6-week abortion ban

Trump's campaign defended his record from criticism from other Republican leaders on abortion in the wake of Trump denouncing DeSantis for signing a six-week ban
8 months ago
Former President Donald Trump is greeted by Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds as he arrives for an event at the Adler Theatre, March 13, 2023 in Davenport, Iowa.