The forgotten story of Jane Roe, who fought for and then against abortion rights

Norma McCorvey is the real name of the woman many Americans now know as Roe in Roe v. Wade. Her story shows the ways class, religion and money shape abortion policy in the US. (Image credit: GREG GIBSON/AFP via Getty Images)

Puerto Rico abortion debate follows US Supreme Court overturning of Roe: NPR

Anti-abortion rights protesters demonstrate in San Juan, Puerto Rico, in July. Alejandro Granadillo/NurPhoto/Getty Images hide caption caption toggle Alejandro Granadillo/NurPhoto/Getty Images Anti-abortion rights protesters demonstrate in San Juan, Puerto Rico, in July. Alejandro Granadillo/NurPhoto/Getty Images The day after the Supreme Court was overruled Roe v. Wadea representative in the Puerto Rico legislature introduced a bill … Read more

With the overturning of Roe v. Wade, new nationwide abortion bans take effect: NPR

Abortion rights activists chant slogans as the Indiana Senate debates a special session in Indianapolis before voting to ban abortions. SOPA Images/LightRocket via Gett hide caption caption toggle SOPA Images/LightRocket via Gett Abortion rights activists chant slogans as the Indiana Senate debates a special session in Indianapolis before voting to ban abortions. SOPA Images/LightRocket via … Read more

Indiana becomes the first state to approve an abortion ban since Roe

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana on Friday became the first state in the nation to approve abortion restrictions since the U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, as the Republican governor quickly signed a near-total ban on the procedure shortly after lawmakers approved it. The ban, which takes effect on September 15, includes some exceptions. Abortions … Read more

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