For the First Time in 50 Years, a Judge Has Decided Whether One Woman Could Get an Abortion

Kate Cox, whose fetus is fatally diseased and threatening her life, had to ask a Texas judge to allow her to terminate her pregnancy. The judge agreed.

Mary Tuma

As Costs and Demand Skyrocket, Abortion Funds Struggle to Keep Up

Abortion funds received a huge wave of donations in the aftermath of Dobbs. But that initial swell has receded even as demand for help have both dramatically increased.

Bryce Covert

This Ohio Turf War Is the Latest Sign That the Anti-Abortion Movement Is in Disarray

A losing streak at the ballot box is prompting top anti-choice activists to trot out a variety of anti-democratic schemes to prevent the expansion of abortion access.

Amy Littlefield

Roe v. Wade

Protesters line the corner of Commerce and North Prince Street during a pro-choice rally held by Eastern New Mexico Rising in Clovis, N.M., on January 22, 2022.

The Battle on the Abortion Borderland, Plus RFK Jr.

On this episode of the Start Making Sense podcast, Amy Littlefield reports on abortion access a year after the repeal of Roe, and Joan Walsh talks about her experience with the anti-vax candidate.

Jon Wiener
A sign reading

We Need a New Body Politics

Our new special issue is about one thing: defending the right of everyone to be able to do what he or she or they want with their own body, free from political constraint.

Emily Douglas, Regina Mahone for The Nation
A demonstration at Rockefeller Center, New York city, 1968

What Are the Lessons of “Roe”?

A new book chronicles the decades-long fight to legalize abortion in the United States.

Moira Donegan


Reproductive Rights