Not Every State Is Restricting Abortion Rights—Some Are Expanding Them

From Alabama to Missouri, the right to abortion preserved in the seminal 1973 Supreme Court case Roe v. Wade has been threatened. Yet while a number of states are seeking to restrict abortions, that’s not the case with them all. According to a FiveThirtyEight analysis of data from the Guttmacher Institue, nearly 25% of state […]

CEOs Publish Open Letter on Reproductive Rights and Abortion: RaceAhead

Nearly 200 CEOs and senior executives have signed an open letter that opposes any restrictions to reproductive health care and specifically abortion. The letter, published in a full-page ad in The New York Times, begins with a bold headline: Don’t Ban Equality. While many of the executives come from companies catering primarily to female customers, […]

These Are the States That Passed ‘Heartbeat Bills’

Louisiana became the next state likely to pass a “heartbeat bill” this week, aiming to ban abortion as soon as a “fetal heartbeat” is detected. This provision amounts to a near total ban on abortion, as such activity can be heard as early as six weeks–before many woman are even aware they’re pregnant. The terms […]