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June 25, 2022, 4:21 AM

‘We are in a health care crisis in this country’: Gynecologist

ABC News’ Trevor Ault speaks with Dr. Jennifer Villavicencio of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists on what the Supreme Court ruling means for care for millions of women.
June 25, 2022, 4:21 AM
‘We are in a health care crisis in this country’: Gynecologist
June 25, 2022, 4:20 AM

‘The Supreme Court has just failed them’: Planned Parenthood CEO on ruling

ABC News’ Trevor Ault spoke with Alexis McGill Johnson, president and CEO of Planned Parenthood, about the Supreme Court’s ruling to overturn Roe V. Wade.
June 25, 2022, 4:20 AM
‘The Supreme Court has just failed them’: Planned Parenthood CEO on ruling
June 25, 2022, 2:13 AM

Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade | FiveThirtyEight Politics Podcast

Amelia Thomson-DeVeaux speaks with Galen Druke about the Supreme Court justices’ arguments for overturning Roe v. Wade and where the legal debate goes next.
June 25, 2022, 2:13 AM
Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade | FiveThirtyEight Politics Podcast
June 25, 2022, 2:12 AM

How President Biden can protect abortion access with Roe gone

President Joe Biden harshly criticized the Supreme Court's decision and called on Congress to enshrine access in federal law.
June 25, 2022, 2:12 AM
How President Biden can protect abortion access with Roe gone
June 25, 2022, 2:07 AM

Where abortion stands in your state: A state-by-state breakdown of abortion laws

Now that the Supreme Court ruled to overturn Roe v. Wade, ABC News has your state-by-state guide to where abortion laws stand in the U.S.
June 25, 2022, 2:07 AM
Where abortion stands in your state: A state-by-state breakdown of abortion laws
June 25, 2022, 1:31 AM

Mother and daughter debate opposing views on abortion rights

A mother and daughter debate the personal and emotionally- charged motivations behind opposing views on abortion rights.
June 25, 2022, 1:31 AM
Mother and daughter debate opposing views on abortion rights
June 25, 2022, 1:03 AM

Photos: Americans react to the Supreme Court overturning Roe v. Wade

The U.S. Supreme Court overturned the landmark Roe v. Wade abortion decision.
June 25, 2022, 1:03 AM
Photos:  Americans react to the Supreme Court overturning Roe v. Wade
June 25, 2022, 12:57 AM

Top companies respond to ruling overturning Roe v. Wade

Facebook-parent Meta, JPMorgan Chase will cover employee travel for abortions.
June 25, 2022, 12:57 AM
CEOs speak out on ‘crushing blow’ at Supreme Court
June 25, 2022, 12:56 AM

Violence by extremists could occur 'for weeks' in wake of Supreme Court decision: DHS

Violence could occur “for weeks” from extremists in wake of Supreme Court decision: DHS
June 25, 2022, 12:56 AM
Violence by extremists could occur 'for weeks' in wake of SCOTUS decision: DHS
June 25, 2022, 12:32 AM

Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade

The Supreme Court has overturned Roe v. Wade, ruling that the Constitution does not protect the right to an abortion.
June 25, 2022, 12:32 AM
Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade
June 25, 2022, 12:28 AM

Abortion in America: A Visual Timeline

Key moments in the battle for abortion rights in the United States in a timeline.
June 25, 2022, 12:28 AM
A look back at significant events in the fight over abortion rights
June 25, 2022, 12:08 AM

'Seismic impact on women’s lives': 5 things to know after the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade

The court's conservative majority voted to overturn Roe v. Wade as it upheld a Mississippi law.
June 25, 2022, 12:08 AM
5 things to know about the Supreme Court overturning Roe v. Wade
June 25, 2022, 12:01 AM

GOP leader on abortion ruling: ‘The people have won a victory’

“The right to life has been vindicated,” House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy said.
June 25, 2022, 12:01 AM
GOP leader on abortion ruling: ‘The people have won a victory’
June 24, 2022, 11:28 PM

With Roe v. Wade overturned, medication abortions take center stage

Advocates fear that clamping down on access will push women to the margins, further threatening their health, safety, and security
June 24, 2022, 11:28 PM
With Roe v. Wade overturned, medication abortions take center stage
June 24, 2022, 11:26 PM

What can Democrats in Congress do to protect abortion rights? Probably nothing, at least for now

As reaction to the Dobbs decision rolls in, Congressional Democrats are outraged. But don't expect that outrage to translate to passable legislation any time soon.
June 24, 2022, 11:26 PM
Supreme Court abortion ruling leaves Democrats with scant options
June 24, 2022, 11:23 PM

Biden calls overturning of Roe a 'sad day' for Supreme Court, country

President Joe Biden addressed the Supreme Court decision overturning Roe v. Wade.
June 24, 2022, 11:23 PM
Biden criticizes Supreme Court decision, calls on Congress to restore Roe
June 24, 2022, 11:21 PM

With Roe gone, what can Biden do on abortion access? Advocacy groups say plenty

Ahead of a Supreme Court decision on abortion, advocates and legal experts are pitching ideas that advocates say President Biden can take on his own to preserve access.
June 24, 2022, 11:21 PM
With Roe gone, what can Biden do on abortion access?
June 24, 2022, 11:05 PM

Abortion ruling is ‘a dark day for women,’ NY governor says

Democrat Kathy Hochul said the ruling by the Supreme Court was “repulsive at every level.”
June 24, 2022, 11:05 PM
Abortion ruling is ‘a dark day for women,’ NY governor says
June 24, 2022, 9:58 PM

Pelosi on Supreme Court abortion ruling: ‘The harm is endless’

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi condemned Republicans in response to the Supreme Court decision.
June 24, 2022, 9:58 PM
Pelosi on Supreme Court abortion ruling: ‘The harm is endless’
June 24, 2022, 9:46 PM

Texas senator on Supreme Court abortion decision: 'We’re happy today'

Texas state Sen. Bryan Hughes, a Republican who authored the state's fetal heartbeat bill, reacts to the Supreme Court decision overturning Roe v. Wade.
June 24, 2022, 9:46 PM
Texas senator on Supreme Court abortion decision: 'We’re happy today'
June 24, 2022, 9:46 PM

Separating church and state in the abortion discussion

Maureen Ferguson, senior fellow at the Catholic Association, reacts to the Supreme Court decision overturning Roe v. Wade.
June 24, 2022, 9:46 PM
Separating church and state in the abortion discussion
June 24, 2022, 9:46 PM

The legalities of the Supreme Court's most striking down Roe v. Wade

Columbia University law professor Olatunde Johnson discusses the legal impacts of the Supreme Court's overturning of Roe v. Wade.
June 24, 2022, 9:46 PM
The legalities of the Supreme Court's most striking down Roe v. Wade
June 24, 2022, 9:28 PM

Politicians react to Supreme Court decision overturning Roe v. Wade

The landmark case decided nearly 50 years ago was overturned in the Supreme Court in a 5-4 majority.
June 24, 2022, 9:28 PM
Politicians react to Supreme Court decision overturning Roe v. Wade
June 24, 2022, 9:20 PM

Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade: What’s next for states expected to ban abortion?

ABC News legal expert Kate Shaw breaks down the aftermath of the landmark Supreme Court decision, which overturned the federal right to abortion.
June 24, 2022, 9:20 PM
Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade: What’s next for states expected to ban abortion?
June 24, 2022, 9:16 PM

Supreme Court decision leaves abortion rights up to states

Terri Austin, host and legal analyst of the Law and Crime Network, discusses how the overturning of Roe v. Wade will leave abortion rights up to state legislatures.
June 24, 2022, 9:16 PM
Supreme Court decision leaves abortion rights up to states
June 24, 2022, 9:16 PM

Impact overturning of Roe v. Wade will have on women of color

Teresa Younger, CEO of Ms. Foundation for Women, weighs in on the racial disparities that are evident in the health care system, and how this decision by the Supreme Court may further the divide.
June 24, 2022, 9:16 PM
Impact overturning of Roe v. Wade will have on women of color
June 24, 2022, 9:16 PM

Breaking down the Supreme Court’s decision overturning Roe v. Wade

ABC News offers thorough analysis of the Supreme Court opinion striking down Roe v. Wade.
June 24, 2022, 9:16 PM
Breaking down the Supreme Court’s decision overturning Roe v. Wade
June 24, 2022, 8:40 PM

Abortion ruling a ‘health care crisis,’ VP Harris says

“This is the first time in the history of our nation that a constitutional right has been taken from the people of America,” Harris said.
June 24, 2022, 8:40 PM
Abortion ruling a ‘health care crisis,’ VP Harris says
June 24, 2022, 8:07 PM

Supreme Court opens door to overturning rights to contraceptives, same-sex relationships and marriage

As Roe v. Wade is overturned, Justice Clarence Thomas considered other rights to be challenged including same-sex marriage.
June 24, 2022, 8:07 PM
Supreme Court opens door to overturning rights to contraceptives, same-sex marriage
June 24, 2022, 7:50 PM

What the overturning of Roe v. Wade could mean for birth control access, maternal care

The Supreme Court's conservative majority voted to overturn Roe v. Wade.
June 24, 2022, 7:50 PM
What overturning Roe v. Wade means for women's health care
June 24, 2022, 7:21 PM

Abortion ruling ‘a sad day for the court and for the country,’ Biden says

President Joe Biden criticized the ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court which overturned the landmark Roe v. Wade decision.
June 24, 2022, 7:21 PM
Abortion ruling ‘a sad day for the court and for the country,’ Biden says
June 24, 2022, 7:01 PM

Ahead of Supreme Court decision on abortion, Texas is already a 'post-Roe world,' advocates say

What it's been like on the ground after months of a strict abortion ban.
June 24, 2022, 7:01 PM
On the ground in Texas, a test case for a post-Roe America
June 24, 2022, 6:31 PM

Public reacts to Supreme Court abortion decision

Protesters from both sides of the issue gathered outside the Supreme Court Friday after its decision on abortion rights.
June 24, 2022, 6:31 PM
Public reacts to Supreme Court abortion decision
June 24, 2022, 6:08 PM

With Roe overturned, experts fear for incarcerated people and reproductive care

Experts warn about state of reproductive care in prisons and jails if the Supreme Court takes away protections to the right to abortion.
June 24, 2022, 6:08 PM
With Roe overturned, experts fear for incarcerated people and reproductive care
June 24, 2022, 5:52 PM

Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade in landmark case involving abortion access

The Supreme Court on Friday ruled to overturn Roe v. Wade and the fundamental right to abortion that has been the law for almost 50 years.
June 24, 2022, 5:52 PM
Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade in landmark case involving abortion access
June 24, 2022, 3:57 PM

Dr. Jennifer Ashton shows options women have following Roe v. Wade being overturned

Medical professionals remain "committed to providing safe reproductive health care," Ashton said.
June 24, 2022, 3:57 PM
Dr. Jennifer Ashton shows options women have following Roe v. Wade being overturned
June 24, 2022, 3:50 PM

Major US abortion pill producer says it has ample supply if demand soars

Danco Labs, a U.S. maker of the abortion pill Mifeprex, says it has enough supply if demand soars following a Supreme Court decision on Roe v Wade.
June 24, 2022, 3:50 PM
Major US abortion pill producer says it has ample supply if demand soars
June 23, 2022, 8:18 PM

Woman who had miscarriage on Malta trip can't get abortion

A pregnant American woman who suffered an incomplete partial miscarriage while vacationing in Malta is getting airlifted to a Spanish island because Maltese law prohibits abortion under any circumstances
June 23, 2022, 8:18 PM
Woman who had miscarriage on Malta trip can't get abortion
June 23, 2022, 2:14 PM

50-year battle for reproductive rights

Abortion rights activists speak on the Supreme Court's possible dismantling of their 50-year effort: "This is a constitutional right that we fought for."
June 23, 2022, 2:14 PM
50-year battle for reproductive rights
June 21, 2022, 7:46 PM

Senators agree on draft of gun violence bill after snags on abortion, 'red flags,' more

Sen. Chris Murphy told reporters on Tuesday that a deal has been reached on the legislative text of a gun violence bill and that text will be out "shortly"
June 21, 2022, 7:46 PM
Senators agree on draft of gun bill after snags on abortion, 'red flags,' more
June 21, 2022, 5:54 PM

Louisiana governor signs abortion bills imposing criminal penalties on providers

Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards signed two strict abortion bills into law targeting providers and mail-order pills.
June 21, 2022, 5:54 PM
Governor signs abortion bills imposing criminal penalties on providers
June 20, 2022, 7:13 PM

For these Black activists, abortion isn't just a woman's issue. It's about race, too

Buried in the data about the nation’s abortion debate is an uncomfortable truth: A disproportionate number of women seeking to end their pregnancies are Black.
June 20, 2022, 7:13 PM
For these Black activists, abortion isn't just a woman's issue. It's about race, too
June 17, 2022, 8:53 PM

Iowa Supreme Court: Abortion not fundamental right in state

The Iowa Supreme Court has made it easier for lawmakers to limit or outlaw abortion in the state, reversing a decision by the court just four years ago that guaranteed the right to abortion under the Iowa Constitution
June 17, 2022, 8:53 PM
Iowa court: Abortion not protected by state constitution
June 16, 2022, 10:40 AM

These Christian women are fundamentally divided on abortion. But one common thread unites them

With the Supreme Court set to rule on Roe v. Wade, these Christian women are fundamentally divided on abortion. But their concerns are also linked by a common thread.
June 16, 2022, 10:40 AM
These Christian women are divided on abortion. But one common thread unites them
June 15, 2022, 5:05 PM

6 questions answered after SCOTUS declines block Texas abortion law

The law is considered the most restrictive abortion law in the nation.
June 15, 2022, 5:05 PM
6 questions answered after SCOTUS declines block Texas abortion law
June 15, 2022, 12:07 AM

Kentucky AG sues over abortion law blocked by federal court

The Republican attorney general went to court over the state's new abortion law.
June 15, 2022, 12:07 AM
June 14, 2022, 4:52 AM

New York state to protect abortion providers under new laws

The laws expand legal protections for people seeking and providing abortions.
June 14, 2022, 4:52 AM
June 13, 2022, 3:03 PM

Why doctors say the 'save the mother's life' exception of abortion bans is medically risky

Doctors say abortion ban exceptions to save the mother's life make it unclear how imminent death must be before a provider can act.
June 13, 2022, 3:03 PM
Why 'save the mother's life' abortion exceptions prompt concern
June 13, 2022, 2:55 PM

Yelp CEO says abortion rights stand is a risk worth taking

Many major companies have chosen to stay quiet on the abortion debate
June 13, 2022, 2:55 PM
Yelp CEO says abortion rights stand is a risk worth taking
June 8, 2022, 8:46 PM

The future of Roe v. Wade

ABC News' Devin Dwyer reports on the anti-abortion rights advocates gearing up to take their fight to the states as the nation awaits the Supreme Court decision on Roe v. Wade.
June 8, 2022, 8:46 PM
The future of Roe v. Wade