Emily Wagster Pettus, The Associated Press

Emily Wagster Pettus

The Associated Press

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Recent articles by Emily:

Here’s how abortion clinics are preparing for Roe to fall

By EMILY WAGSTER PETTUS and RACHEL LA CORTE Associated Press JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Leaders of a Tennessee abortion clinic calculated driving distances and studied passenger rail routes as they scan… → Read More

Abortion clinics nationwide brace for possible rollback of Roe v. Wade

With abortion rights at risk, clinics nationwide are figuring out their next move for the safety of themselves and their patients. → Read More

Abortion-friendly states prep for more patients if Roe falls

Leaders of a Tennessee abortion clinic calculated driving distances and studied passenger rail routes as they scanned the map for another place to offer services if the U.S. Supreme Court lets states restrict or eliminate abortion rights. → Read More

Here’s how abortion clinics are preparing for Roe to fall

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Leaders of a Tennessee abortion clinic calculated driving distances and studied passenger rail routes as they scanned the map for another place to offer services if the U.S. Supreme Court lets states restrict or eliminate abortion rights. They chose Carbondale in Illinois — a state that has easy abortion access but […] → Read More

Here’s how abortion clinics are preparing for Roe to fall

Leaders of a Tennessee abortion clinic calculated driving distances and studied passenger rail routes as they scanned the map for another place to offer services if the U.S. Supreme Court lets states restrict or eliminate abortion rights. → Read More

Mississippi sues Favre, wrestlers, over welfare misspending

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The Mississippi Department of Human Services on Monday sued retired NFL quarterback Brett Favre and three former pro wrestlers a... → Read More

With Abortion in Jeopardy, Minority Women Have the Most to Lose

And if the U.S. Supreme Court allows states to further restrict or even ban abortions, minority women will bear the brunt of it, according to statistics analyzed by The Associated Press. → Read More

With abortion in jeopardy, minority women have most to lose

A draft Supreme Court opinion suggesting the right to abortion will be overturned is highlighting the risk to Black and Hispanic women → Read More

With abortion in jeopardy, minority women have most to lose

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — If you are Black or Hispanic in a conservative state that already limits access to abortions, you are far more likely than a white woman to have one. → Read More

With abortion in jeopardy, minority women have most to lose

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — If you are Black or Hispanic in a conservative state that already limits access to abortions, you are far more likely than a whi... → Read More

With abortion in jeopardy, minority women have most to lose

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — If you are Black or Hispanic in a conservative state that already limits access to abortions, you are far more likely than a white woman to have one. And if the U.S. Supreme Court allows states to further restrict or even ban abortions, minority women who already face limited access to health care will bear the brunt of it, according to statistics analyzed by The Associated… → Read More

With abortion in jeopardy, minority women have most to lose

If you are Black or Hispanic in a conservative state that already limits access to abortions, you are far more likely than a white woman to have one. → Read More

With abortion in jeopardy, minority women have most to lose

If you are Black or Hispanic in a conservative state that already limits access to abortions, you are far more likely than a white woman to have one. → Read More

‘Still in shock.’ Abortion defenders, foes stunned by leak

The phones inside an Alabama abortion clinic were ringing off the hook: the callers wanted to know if abortion remains legal. And, if so, for how long? → Read More

"Still in shock." Abortion defenders, foes stunned by leak

The owner of an Alabama clinic was flying home from a conference for abortion providers Monday night when a leaked Supreme Court draft opinion began ricocheting around the world. → Read More

Abortion defenders, foes alike stunned by leaked Roe v. Wade draft

Even those anticipating the undoing of Roe v. Wade said it was still staggering to see the words in print, forcing them to reckon with the likely reality the nation will soon enter. → Read More

Abortion defenders, foes alike stunned by leaked Roe v. Wade draft

Even those anticipating the undoing of Roe v. Wade said it was still staggering to see the words in print, forcing them to reckon with the likely reality the nation will soon enter. → Read More

Abortion defenders, foes alike stunned by leaked Roe v. Wade draft

Even those anticipating the undoing of Roe v. Wade said it was still staggering to see the words in print, forcing them to reckon with the likely reality the nation will soon enter. → Read More

Abortion defenders, foes alike stunned by leaked Roe v. Wade draft

Even those anticipating the undoing of Roe v. Wade said it was still staggering to see the words in print, forcing them to reckon with the likely reality the nation will soon enter. → Read More

Abortion defenders, foes alike stunned by leaked Roe v. Wade draft

Even those anticipating the undoing of Roe v. Wade said it was still staggering to see the words in print, forcing them to reckon with the likely reality the nation will soon enter. → Read More