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

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 | Globalnews.ca

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

California budget won’t cover travel expenses for out-of-state abortion seekers – National | Globalnews.ca

While Gov. Gavin Newsom has pledged to make California a sanctuary for women seeking abortions, his administration won’t spend public money to help people from other states travel to California for the procedure. Newsom’s decision, included in a budget agreement reached over the weekend, surprised abortion advocates who have been working with the governor for … Read more

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

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

Instagram, Facebook remove user posts offering access to abortion pills – National | Globalnews.ca

Facebook and Instagram have begun promptly removing posts that offer abortion pills to women who may not be able to access them following a Supreme Court decision that stripped away constitutional protections for the procedure. Such social media posts ostensibly aimed to help women living in states where preexisting laws banning abortion suddenly snapped into … Read more

States move quickly to ban abortion after Roe v. Wade. Here’s what access will look like – National | Globalnews.ca

Several states across the U.S. moved quickly to ban abortion Friday in the hours after the Supreme Court voted to overturn the legal right to access established by Roe v. Wade. Thirteen states have so-called “trigger laws” on the books that were written to go into effect as soon as the landmark precedent fell. Some … Read more