Overturning Roe would hand power over abortion to states. Many would ban it.

26 U.S. states are poised to immediately ban the procedure or place severe restrictions on it, including many in the South and Midwest

By: and - May 3, 2022 5:37 pm
Anti abortion activists at U.S. Supreme Cour

Anti-abortion demonstrators wait outside the U.S. Supreme Court building in Washington, D.C. The court’s decision on Mississippi’s 15-week abortion ban is expected sometime within the next two months. (Jane Norman/States Newsroom)

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Jacob Fischler
Jacob Fischler

Jacob covers federal policy as a senior reporter for States Newsroom. Based in Oregon, he focuses on Western issues. His coverage areas include climate, energy development, public lands and infrastructure.

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Ariana Figueroa

Ariana covers the nation's capital for States Newsroom. Her areas of coverage include politics and policy, lobbying, elections and campaign finance.

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