People attend an abortion-rights protest

Explaining The Laws Around Women's Reproductive Health

Newsy explores the history and development of laws that govern women's reproductive health in the U.S.


2:49"I voted" stickers
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2:13President Joe Biden and German Chancellor Olaf Scholz
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Biden Urges Western Unity On Ukraine Amid War Fatigue

3:38One-month dosage of hormonal birth control pills.
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Concerns Grow Over Future Of Contraceptives After Supreme Court Ruling

3:17Members of the Supreme Court.
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People hold signs at an abortion protest
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0:22Norma McCorvey, Jane Roe in the 1973 court case, left, and her attorney Gloria Allred outside SCOTUS in 1989.
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2:57President Joe Biden arriving at Franz-Josef-Strauss Airport near Munich, Germany.
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U.S. Merrick Garland
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A.G. Garland: Justice Department Will Protect Access To Abortion Pill

3:46Abortion-rights protest.
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3:19Kiki Fox, 34, of Washington, who is 8 months pregnant, poses for a portrait as she joins abortion rights demonstrators.
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Protests Continue After Supreme Court Overturned Roe V. Wade

Disney logo.
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Abortion Ruling Thrusts Companies Into Divisive Arena

0:52President Joe Biden
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Biden Signs Landmark Gun Measure, Says 'Lives Will Be Saved'

Protesters gather outside the Supreme Court in Washington
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1:56People stand at the National Right to Life convention.

National Right To Life Convention Erupted In Cheer After Roe Decision

4:34People protest after Roe was overturned.

Roe Is Overturned. What's Next?

0:50Demonstrators rally in support of abortion rights at a park in lower Manhattan
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Demonstrators In New York Are Rallying Against Roe Reversal

1:50A crowd protesting the overturning of Roe V. Wade by the Supreme Court
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The Downstream Impacts Of The Supreme Court Overturning Roe V. Wade

1:16An abortion rights supporter holds her protest sign outside the Jackson Women's Health Organization clinic in Jackson, Miss.
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Reaction Outside Of Mississippi Abortion Clinic After Roe Reversal

2:25Instagram logo
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Social Media Reacts To The News Of Roe V. Wade Being Overturned

5:02Abortion-rights and anti-abortion demonstrators gather outside of the Supreme Court
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Planned Parenthood In Illinois Is Planning For An Influx Of Patients

4:17House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of Calif., with other lawmakers, speaks about the gun violence bill at the Capitol in Washington.
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Congress Sends Landmark Gun Violence Compromise To President Biden

12:14U.S. President Joe Biden.
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President Biden Calls Abortion Ruling 'A Sad Day' For U.S.

10:10Abortion-rights activists protest outside of the U.S. Supreme Court on Capitol Hill in Washington.
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Supreme Court Overturns Roe V. Wade; States Can Ban Abortion

3:10Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer
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2:43Steven Engel,  Jeffrey Rosen, and Richard Donoghue testify.
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4:05Guns are on display at Burbank Ammo & Guns in Burbank, California
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Supreme Court Ruling Could Change Gun Laws In Many States

4:25Indigenous Women Rising, an organization based in downtown Albuquerque.

Organization Works To Provide Reproductive Needs For Indigenous Women

Jeffrey Clark, then-Assistant Attorney General for the Environment and Natural Resources Division
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Agents Search Home Of Trump-Era Justice Dept. Official

3:02A gun shop
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The Supreme Court Just Expanded Gun Rights. Now What?

4:39A handgun.
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Supreme Court Strikes Down New York Gun Law, Expanding Gun Rights