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Roe v. Wade
Roe v. Wade news and analysis from The Nation
March 10, 2017
Can a Feminist Be Pro-Life?
Without abortion rights, there isn’t a lot left to the fundamental ideals of equality and self-determination.
February 2, 2017
How the US Tests Out Some of Its Most Oppressive Domestic Policies on the World
From reproductive rights to incarceration, the rest of the globe has been a laboratory for some of our country’s worst policies.
July 2, 2015
If Abortion Were About Equality, Would Americans Like It Better?
It is—and that’s the problem.
June 10, 2015
Women Are Being Arrested and Jailed for Self-Abortion
The anti-abortion movement claims that no one wants to see the law come down on women who end their pregnancies, but it’s already happening.
January 22, 2015
On the ‘Roe’ Anniversary, Let’s Remember: How We Talk About Abortion Rights Matters
A new guide for journalists argues that we get an inaccurate picture of reproductive health issues when we use language carelessly.
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March 27, 2013
‘Roe’ Didn’t Incite the Culture Wars, and Neither Would a Supreme Court Ruling for Marriage Equality
The right to marry someone of the same sex is the most visible civil rights issue of the past decade. So why are even liberal-minded people encouraging the Court to punt?
January 18, 2013
Defending ‘Roe’ at 40
In the face of a continuing right-wing assault in both legislatures and clinic corridors, the only thing to do is fight back.
January 16, 2013
The Message and the Meaning: Is ‘Pro-choice’ Passé?
Planned Parenthood has concluded that “choice” is not always the best rallying cry. But it can still pack a punch.
January 16, 2013
This Is ‘Roe’ at 40
After taking some hits, the movement for abortion rights is pushing back—and has some new tricks up its sleeve.
March 20, 2012
Forty Years Later, We’re Still Fighting ‘Eisenstadt v. Baird’
Rush Limbaugh's anti-contraception tirade targeted a single woman. Would he have had done the same if Sandra Fluke had been married?
Jonathan D. Moreno