‘How sick is sick enough?’ Abortion bans leave providers and patients questioning when care is OK
While the abortion debate often centers on elective procedures, many happen because of medical emergencies or to end a pregnancy where a baby would not live long, if at all. Yet post-Roe, pregnant individuals have been unable to get needed care because of bans that have left doctors unsure of what procedures they can perform.
‘Confusing’ and ‘chilling’: First legislative sessions after Roe produce patchwork of laws on abortion
The first full state legislative sessions after the fall of Roe v. Wade produced hundreds of bills that are all over the map on abortion, including proposals to do what was once considered unthinkable: criminalize pregnant people themselves.