Overturning Roe v. Wade may not be as simple as the new administration and its congressional allies suggest. However, over the last two decades, anti-choice legislatures have been chipping away at abortion rights, even though a majority of people in the US are in favor of the right to choose.
The temporary hold on the Dakota Access pipeline will likely be overturned by the incoming administration, but the Water Protectors are standing firm. Trump's in-your-face support of the fossil fuel industry has provided an opportunity to organize people who have never worked together before and opposition is stronger than ever.
A new bill signed by President Obama, called the 21st Century Cures Act, introduces changes to how the Food and Drug Administration approves drugs and medical devices, creating two new mechanisms aimed to bring them to market faster. However, a faster regulatory review might come at a cost.