Ben Woodard

Ben Woodard

The Morning Dispatch: Tensions Flare in the Taiwan Strait

Plus: A look at states’ exceptions to abortion restrictions.

The Shifting Dynamics Around Rape and Incest Exceptions to Abortion Bans

Many newer state-level laws eschew them or require reporting the matter to law enforcement.

The Sweep: What We Learned

A pro-life constitutional amendment fails in Kansas, and Trump-endorsed candidates fare well in Arizona.

What A Week of Hearings Tells us About the Future of Abortion Politics

Congress held a spate of hearings this month on the Dobbs Supreme Court decision.

Five States to Watch in the Wake of Dobbs

Several states may seek to enact legislation on abortion, but they’ll have to clear their own state constitutions or pending litigation first.