Sofia Resnick

Sofia Resnick

Sofia Resnick is a national reproductive rights reporter for States Newsroom, based in Washington, D.C. She has reported on reproductive-health politics and justice issues for more than a decade.

A men’s movement takes reins in a nationwide quest to end abortion

By: - September 13, 2023

A male-dominated network of militants, academics, attorneys, judges and activists lead the drive to restrict and remove reproductive rights.

Study cited by Texas judge in abortion-pill case under investigation

By: - August 2, 2023

The authors of the study exaggerated their findings and visually misrepresented them in ways that are “grossly misleading," one expert says.

After Dobbs, abortion access in U.S. is harder, comes later and with a higher risk

By: - June 21, 2023

State laws restricting abortion have caused more women to travel to seek the procedure, overwhelming clinics and leading to astronomical patient costs and major care delays.

Appeals court judges embrace anti-abortion speculation

By: and - May 18, 2023

The judges who heard arguments in the abortion pill case Wednesday appeared to be persuaded by evidence that consists largely of anecdotes, speculation, and cherry-picked studies brought by a handful of anti-abortion medical groups and doctors.

What abortion foes have been up to since Dobbs ruling leaked

By: - May 3, 2023

Anti-abortion activists have flooded state legislatures and city governments with proposals to criminalize pregnancy termination or to add burdensome regulations, and are defending many of them in state and federal court.

After SCOTUS ruling, disappointed abortion foes vow to keep attacking abortion pill

By: - April 22, 2023

Just this week, anti-abortion activists once again petitioned the FDA to revoke the approval of mifepristone, but this time on (disputed) environmental grounds.

How to make a state abortion ban go national

By: - April 14, 2023

Stanton Healthcare’s strategy is a window into how the anti-abortion pregnancy center movement has gotten into the game of trying to find the magic legal key to banning abortion nationwide

This International Women’s Day, U.S. anti-abortion laws violate human rights, groups say

By: - March 8, 2023

Nearly 22 million women, girls and gender-nonconforming persons of reproductive age now live in states where abortion has been banned or is in other ways inaccessible.

Doctors recount ‘heart-wrenching’ stories in new study on medical care post-Roe  

By: - February 24, 2023

Pregnant patients and their providers are fearful of breaking the law as they navigate health care crises and the changing legal landscape surrounding abortion bans, experts say.

Suspect science and claims at center of abortion-pill lawsuit

By: - February 10, 2023

An anti-abortion federal judge in Texas is overseeing a case that could lead to a ban on abortion drugs.