The U.S. Supreme Court has overturned the constitutional right to an abortion, reversing Roe v. Wade, the court's five-decade-old decision that guaranteed a woman's right to obtain an abortion.
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The clinic at the center of the Supreme Court's Roe decision is Jackson Women's Health Organization. The last clinic to provide abortions in Mississippi, it lost its fight to preserve abortion rights.
NPR's Ailsa Chang speaks with chair of the National Right to Life board of directors Lynda Bell about the reaction from anti-abortion rights activists over the Supreme Court ruling to overturn 'Roe.'
The White House has reacted somberly to the Supreme Court ruling that has overturned Roe v. Wade. President Biden said there's little he can do on his own to change the situation.
The town of Surfside, Fla., is honoring the victims of the condominium collapse with a memorial, as a federal investigation into what caused the collapse proceeds.
Illinois is one of a handful of states that protects access to abortion and expects people in restrictive states to cross its border. Reactions are strong among those who support and oppose access.
President Biden will be in Europe for a G-7 meeting in Germany, before he heads to a NATO summit. Secretary of State Antony Blinken is in Berlin on Friday to join a UN conference on food security.
States are moving to immediately ban abortions, after the Supreme Court's decision to overturn Roe. Many states have so-called "trigger laws" to ban the procedure in the event of a such a ruling.
The Supreme Court's abortion decision raises big questions around whether Congress will respond and how it could affect the campaign for control this November.
Reactions to the Supreme Court's decision to overturn the constitutional right to an abortion were mixed across the country.
NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with Phil Bryant, the former governor of Mississippi, who signed a bill that bans abortions after 15 weeks.
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