The post-Roe rise in births in the U.S. will be concentrated in some of the worst states for infant and maternal health. Plans to improve these outcomes are staggeringly thin.
Believing that your sibling was “almost aborted” has a way of crystallizing one’s convictions.
Ballot initiatives—not party politics—are allowing new majorities to emerge in support of more lenient abortion policies.
Where Dr. Oz stumbled, John Fetterman only had to say Roe v. Wade. And so it went across the nation.
The abortion debate will not be resolved by either side declaring the other illegitimate.
“It was never going to be the case that if voters wanted abortion to be legal, the movement would be comfortable with that,” Mary Ziegler says.
Scandals once sank campaigns. Now, for many voters, winning isn’t everything—it’s the only thing.
After Roe, the anti-abortion movement faces a new opponent: popular opinion.
Plus: A proposal for rethinking early-childhood education on gender
Even where the words remain the same, a shifting political culture has changed the impact of suddenly revived statutes.
In the U.S., medication abortion usually consists of two drugs. One of them has always mattered more.
Instead of offering voters contrasting solutions to the same problems, the two parties are highlighting entirely different issues.
Television this summer has been preoccupied with a timely question: How far will women go when systems fail them?
The Constitution doesn’t have to be something we merely inherit; it could be something we can change ourselves—starting with rewriting the too-stringent rules for making such changes.
A legal battle in Mississippi will test whether states can criminalize those who merely provide information.
The benevolence of employers is a terribly shaky safety net.
A new memoir on the unfinished sexual revolution explores the difficulty of enacting one’s political beliefs in intimate spaces.
A mysterious pro-abortion-rights group is claiming credit for acts of vandalism around the country, and right-wing activists and politicians are eating it up.
The surprise defeat of a ballot measure may hold lessons for November and abortion access in other states.
The defeat of an anti-abortion ballot measure could buoy Democratic hopes for an outraged electorate this fall.