How abortion access and reproductive rights are playing out this election season

Published October 3, 2022 at 12:25 PM EDT
A group of protesters hold signs in support of reproductive freedom outside the Michigan State Capitol.
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Protesters gather outside the Michigan State Capitol, Sept. 7, 2022. Michigan's elections board rejected a voter initiative for the November ballot that would enshrine abortion rights in the state constitution.

Echoes of the Dobbs decision

Leading up to the election, the NPR Network is sharing stories from communities across the country about abortion access and reproductive rights.

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As the impact of Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization continues to unfold, it’s important to know how it affects people all around the country.

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Map: Abortion access across the United States

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