States rush to revise their abortion laws as a major U.S. Supreme Court decision nears

The court’s decision on Mississippi’s 15-week abortion ban is expected sometime within the next two months

By: - May 2, 2022 1:07 pm
Planned parenthood clinic

Planned Parenthood plans to expand access to abortion in Oregon and elsewhere in preparation for bans in Republican-led states. (Michael M. Santiago/Getty Images)

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Jennifer Shutt
Jennifer Shutt

Jennifer covers the nation’s capital as a senior reporter for States Newsroom. Her coverage areas include congressional policy, politics and legal challenges with a focus on health care, unemployment, housing and aid to families.

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