Abortion Rights

abortion

Anti-Abortion Movement Rebrands as 'Pro-Science,' Despite Existing Science

This year's March for Life features a slogan anti-abortion advocates hope will emphasize what they see as a scientific basis for denying women abortion.
Marie Solis
1.17.19
Planned Parenthood

Planned Parenthood's New President Wants Politics Out of Women's Health Care

Leana Wen, the new head of Planned Parenthood, told BuzzFeed News she doesn't believe people seek out the organization's services to "make a political statement."
Marie Solis
1.8.19
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 Ban

Mississippi Is 'Gaslighting' Women with Its Abortion Ban, Says Federal Judge

A federal judge struck down a Mississippi law banning abortion after 15 weeks, writing in his decision that the state's supposed concern for women's health is a sham.
Marie Solis
11.21.18
supreme court

Supreme Court Could Accept Its First Abortion Case with Kavanaugh on the Bench

The Supreme Court is currently deciding if it will weigh in on a longstanding battle over whether states can block funds to Planned Parenthood.
Marie Solis
10.26.18
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

Women Are Funding a Campaign to Unseat Susan Collins if She Votes for Kavanaugh

Women are the majority of donors contributing to a $1.2 million fund threatening Maine Senator Susan Collins' seat if she votes to confirm Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.
Marie Solis
9.13.18
supreme court

I Was Arrested for Protesting Brett Kavanaugh's Senate Confirmation Hearing

Heidi Sieck, the first member of the public allowed to enter the hearing room, says protesting Brett Kavanaugh's Supreme Court nomination was worth getting arrested.
Heidi Sieck
9.5.18
roe v. wade

Kavanaugh Misuses 'Ginsburg Rule' to Avoid Giving His Stance on Abortion, Advocates Say

Reproductive rights advocates argue that Brett Kavanaugh misinterpreted Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's comments from her own 1993 confirmation hearings, during which she said judges shouldn't opine on specific Supreme Court cases.
Marie Solis
9.5.18
roe v. wade

Kavanaugh's Prepared Opening Remarks Echo Other Anti-Choice Justices

Brett Kavanaugh is expected to tell senators he won't let his personal views affect his decisions on the court—just like every other anti-abortion justice currently on the bench, each of whom went on to speak out or vote against abortion access.
Marie Solis
9.4.18
roe v. wade

Brett Kavanaugh Could Decide Up to 13 Abortion-Related Cases in the Next Year

More than a dozen abortion rights cases in district courts could make it to the Supreme Court in time for a newly confirmed Justice Brett Kavanaugh to weigh in.
Marie Solis
9.4.18
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