Roe v. Wade overturn: Catholic hospitals’ growth impacts reproductive health care in U.S. – National |

Even as numerous Republican-governed states push for sweeping bans on abortion, there is a coinciding surge of concern in some Democratic-led states that options for reproductive health care are dwindling due to expansion of Catholic hospital networks. These are states such as Oregon, Washington, California and Connecticut, where abortion will remain legal despite the U.S. … Read more

Here’s how Roe v. Wade overturn is impacting other medical care in U.S. – National |

A sexual assault survivor chooses sterilization so that if she is ever attacked again, she won’t be forced to give birth to a rapist’s baby. An obstetrician delays inducing a miscarriage until a woman with severe pregnancy complications seems “sick enough.” A lupus patient must stop taking medication that controls her illness because it can … Read more

Abortion clinic staff in U.S. struggle with mental health after Roe v. Wade overturn – National |

Danielle Maness has squeezed the hands of hundreds of anxious patients lying on tables in the procedure room, now empty. She’s recorded countless vital signs and delivered scores of snacks to the recovery area, now silent. Peering into each darkened room at West Virginia ‘s only abortion clinic, the chief nurse wondered whether she’d ever … Read more

A look at how Roe v. Wade overturn triggers abortion-related legal issues in U.S. – National |

The Supreme Court’s overturning of Roe v. Wade has set off a frenzy of activity in courthouses around the country, with judges asked to decide when or if state-imposed bans or other far-reaching restrictions on abortion can go into effect. Some of the disputes involve bans that have been on the books, unenforced, for generations. … Read more

Roe v. Wade overturn: Can data be used to crack down on abortions? – National |

With abortion now or soon to be illegal in over a dozen states and severely restricted in many more, Big Tech companies that vacuum up personal details of their users are facing new calls to limit that tracking and surveillance. One fear is that law enforcement or vigilantes could use those data troves against people … Read more

Canada should prepare for abortion tourism after Roe v. Wade overturn: advocates – National |

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted June 27, 2022 5:11 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Advocates say Canada should be prepared for a potential rise in medical tourism as abortion becomes banned in some U.S. states. They note, however, that the option to travel across … Read more

Canadian lawyers rally outside U.S. consulate in N.S. over decision to overturn Roe v. Wade |

The Canadian Association of Labour Lawyers (CALL) held an urgent rally in front of the U.S. Consulate in downtown Halifax, N.S., in response to Friday’s decision by the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) decision to overturn Roe v. Wade. The landmark Roe v. Wade ruling guaranteed a constitutional right to an abortion for … Read more