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This Is What It Was Like to Be an Abortion Escort Before Roe Ended

Facts matter: Sign up for the free Mother Jones Daily newsletter. Support our nonprofit reporting. Subscribe to our print magazine.All across the country, with its wildly uneven distribution of reproductive health services, anti-abortion protesters continue to wage a war of attrition against abortion access—often transforming the public spaces in front of clinics into hostile zones…

I’m an Abortion Provider in Texas and I’m Now Forced to Consider: Is This “Life-Threatening Enough”?

Facts matter: Sign up for the free Mother Jones Daily newsletter. Support our nonprofit reporting. Subscribe to our print magazine.As the federal right to abortion—and, by extension, the right to practice that aspect of gynecological care—has been destroyed, abortion providers in hostile states are reckoning with the very real possibility that their jobs may soon…

Overturning Roe Is a Big Win for the Global Far-Right

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro speaks during the Summit of the Americas.Evan Vucci/AP Facts matter: Sign up for the free Mother Jones Daily newsletter. Support our nonprofit reporting. Subscribe to our print magazine.On the day the US Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade and did away with the 1973 precedent establishing the constitutional right to an…

States With Abortion Bans to Mothers: Drop Dead

Abortion rights activists protest outside the Supreme Court on Friday.Jose Luis Magana/AP Facts matter: Sign up for the free Mother Jones Daily newsletter. Support our nonprofit reporting. Subscribe to our print magazine.For a certain type of individual, the Supreme Court’s decision to erase the constitutional right to an abortion—reversing decades of precedent, and hurling catastrophe…