The U.S. Supreme Court will hear oral arguments on March 26 in the case that could significantly curtail access to a prescription drug used for both abortions and miscarriage care.
Abortion is legal in Pennsylvania. And with a Democratic governor in power who supports access, it will almost certainly remain so for at least the next three years. But that doesn’t mean it’s as easy to get an abortion in the commonwealth as supporters want it to be.
Monday is the 51st anniversary of Roe vs. Wade, the landmark abortion case the U.S. Supreme Court overturned in 2022. This year, abortion rights advocates and lawmakers say they are not looking back at what was lost, but are instead seeking the path forward.
The first pill for postpartum depression approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration is now available, but experts worry that minority and low-income women, who are disproportionately affected by the condition, won’t have easy access to the new medication.