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Abortion access in two ‘stalwart’ states in the South a focus of post-Roe court fights

Almost every state in the Southeast bans the procedure or limits it to all but the earliest stages of pregnancy — with laws that were allowed to go into effect with the Supreme Court’s reversal this summer of Roe v. Wade. But abortion rights advocates are fighting in state court for orders blocking those restrictions. […]

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Indiana becomes first state post-Roe to pass law banning most abortions

The Indiana House and Senate passed the GOP-sponsored bill earlier Friday. The new law provides exceptions for when the life of the mother is at risk and for fatal fetal anomalies, up to 20 weeks post-fertilization. It also allows exceptions for some abortions if the pregnancy was a result of rape or incest. It will […]

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A Tampa woman shares why she’s scared for pregnant teens in a post-Roe world

As the number of states banning abortion increases, so does the number of people who will either have to travel elsewhere to get the procedure or be forced to continue pregnancies against their will. That worries people like Anita Jimenez of Tampa, who got an abortion in 1970, a few years before Roe v. Wade […]

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Visualizing the inequality of abortion access in a post-Roe America

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In the post-Roe ‘new legal environment,’ IVF rights could also be at risk

Additionally, anti-abortion groups are conspicuously not making any promises on this.  “In interviews,” according to the Times, “leading anti-abortion groups said that embryos created through assisted reproductive technology were not currently a priority.” Not currently a priority.  Elsewhere, we learn that “representatives from four nationwide groups that oppose abortion said in interviews that they firmly believe all embryos […]

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How online searches and texts can put you at risk in a post-Roe world, and how to protect yourself

Mstudioimages | E+ | Getty Images After last month’s Supreme Court ruling reversing Roe v. Wade, the landmark decision protecting the legal right to an abortion, many people looked to the early 1970s for what life without the long-standing precedent would look like. But accessing abortions is much different in 2022, thanks in large part […]

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Engadget Podcast: Our digital privacy and rights post-Roe v. Wade | Engadget

This week, Cherlynn is joined by senior editors Jessica Conditt and Karissa Bell to discuss the United States ruling that overturned Roe v. Wade, and how, in our digital age, it affects the most vulnerable in our communities. Then, our hosts look at the Supreme Court ruling that guts the Environmental Protection Agency’s ability to […]

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Post-Roe Abortion Laws Leave Patients, Clinics With Confusion

Abortion providers and patients were struggling Friday to navigate the evolving legal landscape around abortion laws and access across the country since the U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade last week. In Florida, a law banning abortions after 15 weeks went into effect Friday, the day after a judge called it a violation of […]

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The post-Roe data privacy nightmare is way bigger than period tracking apps | Engadget

Since the Supreme Court’s draft decision overturning Roe v. Wade leaked, influencers, activists and privacy advocates have urged users to delete period-tracking apps from their devices and remove their information from associated services. With abortion now outlawed in several states, data from such apps could be used in criminal investigations against abortion seekers, and a […]

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Can States Ban Employer Abortion Aid? Post-Roe Limits Explained

Employers could find themselves in the crosshairs of state efforts to crack down on abortion in the wake of the landmark US Supreme Court ruling eliminating federal guarantees for abortion rights. Many large companies, including Amazon.com Inc., Apple Inc., and Uber Technologies Inc., have pledged to pay travel costs for workers seeking abortions in states […]