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When Thousands of Christian 'Prayer Marchers' Descend on One Abortion Clinic

"There's another sheriff in town, and his name is Jesus."
Callie Beusman
12.6.17
abortion
abortion

How Brazil Is Rolling Back Abortion Rights

After voting to ban terminations in all circumstances, one congressman described abortion as "Satanic."
Sirin Kale
11.15.17
reproductive rights
reproductive rights

Talking with Women in the Waiting Room at the Last Abortion Clinic in Kentucky

EMW Women's Surgical Center is the only abortion clinic in Kentucky, and its fate is currently uncertain. What will happen to women in the state if it's forced to shut its doors for good?
Karen Tran-Harding
11.14.17
reproductive rights
reproductive rights

GOP Lawmaker Suggests Forced Childbirth Could Help 'Economic Growth'

While arguing that there should be no public funding for abortion care, Wisconsin Republican representative Scott Allen suggested that forcing women to carry pregnancies to term could help grow the labor force.
Kimberly Lawson
11.6.17
adoption
adoption

The Same Party Attacking Abortion Rights Plans to Cut the Adoption Tax Credit

Under the current law, families who adopt qualify for a one-time adoption tax credit of up to $13,570 per eligible child, but the Republican-backed tax plan would eliminate that.
Kimberly Lawson
11.3.17
reproductive rights
reproductive rights

I Ordered 20 Abortion Pill Packs from the Internet to Test If They're Real

Numerous online drug-sellers say they sell the abortion pill—but what are women actually getting when they order it? I decided to find out.
Chloe Murtagh
11.2.17
politics
politics

Today Is the Last Day to Tell HHS That Life Doesn't 'Begin at Conception'

Advocates explain why the language included in the department’s drafted strategic plan is “fundamentally at odds with a woman’s right to access basic healthcare.”
Kimberly Lawson
10.27.17
abortion
abortion

The Struggles Women Still Face Trying to Get an Abortion in the UK

Fifty years ago this week, the Abortion Act revolutionized abortion access in the UK. But women across the region continue to face obstacles.
Zing Tsjeng
10.27.17
Opinion
Opinion

When a Fetus Is a 'Child' Who Needs Protection, But a Pregnant Teen Isn't

For weeks, a pregnant, undocumented 17-year-old has been held hostage by the government and denied an abortion. She was finally allowed to get one this morning—but that doesn't change the horrific injustice she endured.
Callie Beusman
10.25.17
Planned Parenthood
Planned Parenthood

After 101 Years of Fighting for Women's Rights, Planned Parenthood Looks Forward

The non-profit has been relentlessly targeted by the GOP since 2010, but with over a hundred years of championing reproductive rights under their belt, Planned Parenthood has no plans to back down now.
Leila Ettachfini
10.17.17
abortion
abortion

Landmark Vote Will Stop Anti-Abortion Protesters From Harassing Women

For years, women visiting the Marie Stopes abortion clinic in Ealing, west London were targeted by demonstrators. Now politicians from the local council have taken action.
Niamh McIntyre
10.11.17
reproductive rights
reproductive rights

House Republicans Just Passed a Bill Banning Abortions After 20 Weeks

Today, the House of Representatives passed a bill that would ban abortions across the country after the 20-week mark in a woman’s pregnancy. Next, the bill goes to the Senate.
Kimberly Lawson
10.3.17