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Trump Has an 'Unconscionable' New Plan to Defund Planned Parenthood

The Trump administration is expected to announce a new rule barring federal funding from going to any organization that provides abortion or abortion referrals, which will defund a litany of life-saving services.
Leila Ettachfini
5.18.18
Repeal the Eighth
Repeal the Eighth

I Was Forced to Carry an Unviable Pregnancy to Term. This Is My Diary

When doctors told Claire Cullen-Delsol that her pregnancy wasn't viable due to a chromosomal disorder, she requested a termination—but was denied it under Ireland's abortion laws. She documented her experiences in a diary, which she shares here.
Claire Cullen-Delsol
5.18.18
Repeal the Eighth
Repeal the Eighth

What It's Like to Travel to a Foreign Country for an Abortion

Every year, thousands of Irish women travel to the UK to access safe and legal abortion. These are their stories.
Not At Home
5.17.18
reproductive health
reproductive health

Millions of American Women Live More Than 100 Miles from an Abortion Clinic

According to a new study, 27 cities in the US qualify as "abortion deserts"—ten of which are located in Texas.
Kimberly Lawson
5.15.18
reproductive choice
reproductive choice

The Religious Coalition Blessing Abortion Clinics Across America

The Christian pastors, Jewish rabbis, Hindu priests, and Muslim clerics of the Religious Coalition for Reproductive Choice have been infuriating religious conservatives since 1967.
Caroline Kent
5.10.18
END FORCED MOTHERHOOD
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
Op-Ed
Op-Ed

There's Always a New, More Extreme Abortion Ban Around the Corner

This week, Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant signed a 15-week abortion ban into law. It's been called the "most restrictive in the nation"—but other states are already in the process of passing even harsher restrictions.
Robin Marty
3.20.18
END FORCED MOTHERHOOD
END FORCED MOTHERHOOD

Yes, the Government Should Regulate Anti-Abortion Zealots Who Pose as Doctors

The Supreme Court is hearing arguments in a case that pits reproductive rights advocates against faith-based "crisis pregnancy centers," whose sole purpose is to talk women out of abortion, often through deceptive means.
Jex Blackmore
3.20.18
reproductive rights
reproductive rights

The Irish Expats Flying Home to Vote Against Ireland's Abortion Ban

“I am traveling home to vote to repeal the Eighth Amendment on behalf of all the women and girls in Ireland who do not have a choice about what happens to their bodies.”
Zing Tsjeng
2.16.18
abortion
abortion

The Anti-Abortion Movement Has Made a Deal with the Devil (Trump)

Trump is everything the "pro-life" movement should stand against, but he's carrying out their agenda so enthusiastically that they can't be bothered to condemn him.
Robin Marty
1.30.18
abortion
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
reproductive rights
reproductive rights

What It Was Like Getting an Illegal Abortion as a Teenager

One woman shares her story of what it was like getting an abortion before Roe v. Wade, the landmark 1973 ruling that legalized the procedure in the US.
Broadly Staff
1.26.18