abortion access

government shutdown

House Democrats Slip Rollback of Trump Abortion Policy into Spending Bill

The newly elected Democratic-led House passed a spending bill on Thursday that would undermine the global gag rule, an anti-abortion policy Trump enacted the first week he took office.
Marie Solis
1.4.19
abortion access

Michigan's Senate Just Launched the Latest Attack on Telemedicine Abortion

The state's Republican-led Senate passed legislation on Thursday that would amount to a blanket ban on doctors prescribing pregnancy-ending medication online or by video stream.
Marie Solis
11.30.18
abortion access

New Website Offering Abortion Pills Online Launches in the US

Aid Access lets patients buy abortion pills online and administer them themselves without having to see a doctor in-person.
Marie Solis
10.18.18
supreme court

How Justice Kennedy's Retirement Could Spell Doom for Abortion and Gay Rights

President Donald Trump could appoint a conservative Supreme Court Justice keen on overturning landmark rulings.
Marie Solis
6.27.18
abortion

With Abortion Now Legal in Ireland, What Happens for the North?

As the dust settles from Ireland's momentous decision to legalize abortion, many in Northern Ireland—where it is still criminalized—believe it is their turn to follow suit. But much needs to happen before Northern Irish women achieve reproductive rights.
Roisin Lanigan
6.8.18
END FORCED MOTHERHOOD

Restricting Abortion Access Is Class Warfare

Onerous anti-abortion laws are designed to make abortion inaccessible — and by design they harm poor women and marginalized populations the most.
Jex Blackmore
4.5.18
Planned Parenthood

'I’m Ready to Go to Battle': Inside Planned Parenthood's Organizing Boot Camp

How the organization is expanding its advocacy by training hand-picked volunteers to run their own campaigns across the country.
Lisa Dunn
2.23.18
abortion

The Underground Network That Helped Women Get Abortions When No One Else Would

The Jane Collective created clandestine abortion access before Roe v. Wade, and its ethos persists in networks of volunteers aiding abortion seekers today.
Claire Lampen
1.29.18
abortion

This Online Game Shows How Hard It Is to Get an Abortion in America

"Trapped" illustrates the numerous, compounding obstacles that many abortion seekers are forced to face.
Sarah Burke
1.12.18
women's health

Meet the High School Student Who Mapped Every Abortion Clinic in the US

Before 18-year-old Maddy Rasmussen launched the Safe Place Project, there was no comprehensive list of every provider in the country—a crucial and harmful lack of information, especially given the alarming rate of clinic closures in the past five years.
Leila Ettachfini
6.7.17
Donald Trump

Meet Trump's Terrifying, Ignorant 'A-Team' of Anti-Abortion Zealots

The Trump administration is giving extreme anti-abortion activists the ability to make major policy decisions. As a physician, I know firsthand how disastrous this will be for women.
Diane Horvath-Cosper
5.15.17
abortion

New Evidence Reveals the True Cost Of Barbaric Texas Abortion Law

Before being struck down by the Supreme Court for being unconstitutional, Texas House Bill 2 was one of the most restrictive abortion laws in American history. A study now reveals its impact on women.
Sirin Kale
1.19.17
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