abortion rights

Gavel sitting on medical textbook in courtroom

March 21, 2023

Future of Abortion Pill May Hinge on West Virginia Lawsuit

Filed on Jan. 23, GenBioPro v. Sorsaia challenges the constitutionality of the state’s abortion ban. The plaintiff claims that by overriding the approval of the drug by the Federal Drug Administration (FDA), and preventing its sale in West Virginia, the ban violates the Supremacy and Dormant Commerce Clauses of the Constitution, respectively. The case is among the latest in a wave of lawsuits over abortion. Statewide bans and restrictions erupted last year after the Supreme Court overruled Roe v. Wade, which had protected access to abortions for nearly 50 years. The issue, long one of the more divisive in our political discourse, has intensified as the ability of Americans to access abortion now largely depends on where they live.

A gavel in the process of being slammed.

November 18, 2022

‘They Wanted Me to Give Up My Child’: One Woman’s Journey Through Foster Care and Pregnancy

One woman's experiences in the foster care system illustrate the potential impacts of a post-Roe v. Wade world

July 15, 2022

Opinion: Does Giving ‘The Talk’ to Kids Now Have to Include Abortion?

Much has been published in the press about the recent overturning of Roe v. Wade, but some of the most important information out there could be how to discuss it with kids.

Headshot of Sarah McCammon

June 4, 2022

Covering the Fall of Roe v. Wade: Sarah McCammon of NPR

The Click talked to NPR's abortion rights correspondent, Sarah McCammon, about what it's been like since the Roe v. Wade draft opinion leaked.

People hold posters saying "Abortion is Healthcare"

November 5, 2021

A Texas Abortion Fund Director on Texas’ New Reality

The Click speaks with Zaena Zamora, executive director of a Texas abortion fund.