Abortion is the termination of a pregnancy. It was made legal in the U.S. in 1973, following the Supreme Court case Roe v. Wade. However, it remains a highly debated political issue, both online and in real life, with many states instituting their own laws restricting access to services and banning the procedure under certain circumstances.

The truth behind Virginia’s rejected abortion bill
Despite what conservatives say, this is not infanticide.
Producer of anti-abortion film says Facebook refuses to run his ads
Facebook says Nick Loeb just isn't going through the necessary steps.
Trump officials withheld abortion from raped migrant teen
Instead, she went to a facility that gave her Bible verses and 'appropriate drawings to color.'
Kavanaugh votes against hearing Planned Parenthood defunding case
Anti-abortion advocates are disappointed, but pro-choice supporters are breathing a sigh of relief.
Alabama votes to give more rights to fertilized eggs than pregnant women
Women are scared the extremist law could make its way to the Supreme Court.
Hairstylist loses job after viral video shows him kicking anti-abortion protester
The protester said she 'did not see it coming.'
Emma Watson pens tribute to Savita Halappanavar, who died after being denied an abortion
Watson writes: 'In your memory, and towards our liberation, we continue the fight for reproductive justice.'
Planned Parenthood’s new president is a doctor, Chinese immigrant
Twitter congratulated Dr. Leana Wen on the position.
Leaked email contradicts Kavanaugh’s statement that ‘Roe v. Wade’ is precedent
Many believe this proves he will try to overturn the legal right to an abortion.
Candidate says she hopes opponent’s fiancé keeps the baby if she is raped
"I don’t wish rape upon any woman — that is the worst thing," the candidate said in her apology.
Anti-abortion meme plays into Black people’s fears over eugenics
The meme equates the KKK with Planned Parenthood—and that's messed up.
Here’s how Brett Kavanaugh could undo Roe v. Wade
Trump and his SCOTUS pick have already made their intentions clear.