abortion

Repeal the Eighth

People Are Traveling Across the World to Repeal Ireland's Abortion Ban

For some Irish people living abroad, the vote to repeal the Eighth Amendment is too important to miss.
Leila Ettachfini
5.24.18
Repeal the Eighth

What I Discovered Knocking on Irish Voters' Doors for Abortion Rights

I spent the weekend asking people how they were planning to vote in this week's referendum on repealing the Eighth Amendment.
Emma Gallen
5.21.18
Repeal the Eighth

If Pro-Choice Men Don't Vote in the Irish Abortion Referendum, We're Screwed

Campaigners say some Irish men are reluctant to engage with what they see as a "women's issue," which is dumb as hell.
Sirin Kale
5.21.18
editors letter

Do the Right Thing and Repeal Your Anti-Abortion Law, Ireland

This week, as the public votes on whether to keep the Eighth Amendment, Broadly is centering the lives of Irish women affected by the ban.
Zing Tsjeng
Lindsay Schrupp
5.21.18
reproductive rights

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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