"I didn’t want this to happen. But thank god, I was in such capable hands when it did."
Since the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, doctors who provide abortion care and who practice in states where the procedure has been banned or severely restricted have had to navigate medically and ethically murky waters.
In an unprecedented move, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) will provide abortion services in some cases, regardless of state abortion laws, in response to the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn the federal right to an abortion. Republicans have already called into question the legality of the Biden administration’s decision to change the VA’s health care policy to include abortion. Republicans and Democrats have been going back and forth citing different laws to support their opposing arguments. Jennifer Oliva, law professor at the University of California Hastings College of the Law, and Benjamin McMichael, associate law professor at the University of Alabama School of Law, spoke to Yahoo News to help explain the legality of this emerging controversy in Congress.
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How Roe v. Wade inspired this former Miss America to run for Congress: 'We need more women at that table'
After Roe. v Wade was overturned, former Miss America Cara Mund is running to become North Dakota's first woman in the U.S. House of Representatives.
A person familiar with Graham’s thinking said that the senator was unwilling to put “the rights of the states over the rights of the unborn.” But however deeply held Graham’s views may be, they could jeopardize his party’s chances in November’s midterms.
When it comes to abortion — the most fraught and factious issue of the 2022 midterm elections now that Roe v. Wade is no longer the law of the land — Colorado Republican Senate nominee Joe O'Dea likes to use a word that Americans don’t hear much these days: "balance."
With abortion access already expected to be a major issue in November’s midterm elections, Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham supercharged the debate over reproductive rights by introducing a bill that would ban most abortions after the 15th week of pregnancy.
At a press conference on Tuesday, Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., announced his intention to introduce a bill that would ban abortion nationwide after 15 weeks of pregnancy.
AT&T actress Milana Vayntrub speaks candidly about her abortion at 22 years old: 'There was no part of me that was like weighting the options'
Milana Vayntrub revisited her abortion story during an appearance on Rachel Bilson's podcast Broad Ideas. The actress, who was introduced to many as AT&T saleswoman "Lily Adams" in the media company's advertisements, joined Bilson and her co-host Olivia Allen to talk through both her career and her personal life. When discussing her activism and thoughts about the overturning of Roe v. Wade, Vayntrub spoke openly about getting an abortion at the age of 22.
AT&T actress Milana Vayntrub revisits her abortion at 22 years old: 'I just never felt like it was my child'
The 35-year-old actress and activist discusses her thoughts on abortion rights.
A Democratic congresswoman in a key swing district in Virginia is pushing to take advantage of a backlash to the Supreme Court’s abortion ruling to fend off a Republican challenger who represents growing support for the GOP in the Hispanic community.
The Michigan Supreme Court ruled Thursday that an initiative potentially enshrining abortion protections in the state constitution will appear on the ballot this fall, overcoming opposition from Republican election officials.
"I think there's plenty of well-meaning reasons why men may feel like it's not appropriate for them to talk about [abortion]", she tells GQ.
Kids are going back to school in a post-Roe world. Parents and teachers share how the year may look different.
Will the classroom look different in the wake of Roe v. Wade being overturned? Parents and teachers weigh in.
The agency says 'Kochava’s sale of geolocation data puts consumers at significant risk.'
The ripple effect of the U.S. Supreme Court decision on Roe v. Wade is being felt in Louisiana, where a woman says she was not able to terminate her pregnancy after being told that her fetus would likely die due to a birth defect.
Louisiana woman who claims she was denied abortion says she would have 'to carry my baby to bury my baby'
Nancy Davis, who says she was denied an abortion in Louisiana after her fetus was diagnosed with a rare abnormality, says forcing her to carry her pregnancy to term would mean she has to "carry my baby to bury my baby.” Video is courtesy of WBRZ-TV.
Struggling in polls, Arizona Republican Senate candidate Blake Masters is trying to purge his previous record of total opposition to legal abortion. And other Republican candidates in key statewide races are also shying away from their previous hard-line positions.
Near-total abortion bans went into effect this week in Texas, Idaho and Tennessee following the Supreme Court’s June decision to overturn the federal right to an abortion. Texas and Idaho are involved in separate lawsuits that stem from guidance restated by the Biden administration concerning the emergency care of a pregnant person under the Emergency Medical Treatment and Active Labor Act of 1986. Yahoo News spoke with Seema Mohapatra, law professor at Southern Methodist University at Dedman School of Law in Dallas, and Elizabeth Sepper, law professor at the University of Texas at Austin, to provide some clarity on these lawsuits and emergency abortion care.
In the wake of Roe v. Wade being overturned, Google announced that it is making it easier to use its Maps and Search products to find medical providers that offer abortions. When someone searches for specific services and Google has confirmation that a location provides those services, it'll be clearly labeled in Search and Maps.
Facebook parent company Meta says it by mistake recently removed a Planned Parenthood of Michigan post that included information on where to obtain abortion medication.
Texas and Idaho are involved in separate lawsuits that stem from guidance by the Biden administration concerning the emergency care of a pregnant person. Yahoo News spoke with law professors Seema Mohapatra and Elizabeth Sepper to provide some clarity on these lawsuits and emergency abortion care.
Why 2 federal lawsuits in Texas and Idaho could protect or threaten emergency abortion care: Yahoo News Explains
Near-total abortion bans are set to go into effect in Texas, Idaho and Tennessee this week following the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to overturn the federal right to an abortion. Texas and Idaho are involved in separate lawsuits that stem from guidance restated by the Biden administration concerning the emergency care of a pregnant person under the Emergency Medical Treatment and Active Labor Act of 1986. Yahoo News spoke with law professor at Southern Methodist University at Dedman School of Law in Dallas Seema Mohapatra, MD, and law professor at the University of Texas at Austin Elizabeth Sepper to provide some clarity on these lawsuits and emergency abortion care.
The notice says such centers 'typically provide limited medical services and may not have licensed medical professionals onsite.'