Saturday's politics & policy stories


Massachusetts, Minnesota become safe havens for abortion

Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz (L) and Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker (R).
Jonathan Swan
Updated Jun 25, 2022 - Politics & Policy

Pence draws contrast with Trump on abortion decision

Illustration of Mike Pence and Donald Trump in profile facing away from each other.

Thousands of reservists are unvaccinated as deadline nears

soldiers get vaccinated

Defense Department to keep access to "reproductive health care" after Roe v. Wade's end

Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin speaking during a press conference at a NATO meeting in Brussels on June 16.
Oriana Gonzalez
Updated Jun 25, 2022 - Politics & Policy

California enacts bill to "shield" abortion providers and patients from state bans

Picture of people holding signs in support of abortion rights
Axios
Jun 25, 2022 - Politics & Policy

Abortion ruling conflicts with public opinion

A demonstrator holds a sign outside of the Supreme Court building

Biden signs bipartisan gun safety bill into law

President Biden speaking from the White House on June 24.

Donations to abortion funds surge

Abortion rights activists outside of the Supreme Court in Washington, D.C., on June 24.

First Look: Ro Khanna to push Biden to back SCOTUS term limits

Rep. Ro Khanna (D-CA) speaks at an “End Fossil Fuel” rally near the U.S. Capitol on June 29, 2021 in Washington, DC

After the ruling: Americans ask Google how to move to Canada

Post-Roe legal turmoil hits hardest for blue cities in red America

Illustration of a small blue megaphone against a red background.

Asian American-led Unity March a reminder of community’s history of activism

Laurin-Whitney Gottbrath
Updated Jun 25, 2022 - World
Axios Explains: Abortion

U.S. joins only 3 other countries that have rolled back abortion rights since 1994

Shawna Chen
Jun 25, 2022 - Health

Protests break out across U.S. after Roe v. Wade is struck down

Photo of a row of protesters holding a sign that says "Bans off our bodies"

Fall of Roe will have immediate economic ramifications, experts say