abortion

reproductive rights

Abortion Activists Send Message to Google Shareholders via Plane Banner

Women’s advocacy organization Ultraviolet sent a plane to fly over Google’s annual shareholder meeting with the message, “Accessing Abortion Care? Google Lies," to highlight misleading search results for abortion care.
Kimberly Lawson
6.7.18
Culture

Cher Once Played an Abortion Doctor in a Pro-Choice Movie She Directed

With an all-star cast including Demi Moore and Sissy Spacek, the 1996 film "If These Walls Could Talk" broke barriers in its honest and nuanced portrayal of abortion.
Katherine McLaughlin
6.6.18
reproductive rights

On Board the Controversial Bus Giving Out Illegal Abortion Pills in Northern Ireland

Northern Irish pro-choice activists are mobilizing in the wake of Ireland's decision to repeal the Eighth Amendment. We join protesters handing out abortion pills in one of the most anti-choice nations in Europe.
Norma Costello
6.4.18
Repeal the Eighth

Ireland Has Voted to Legalize Abortion

In a stunning victory for reproductive rights, the Irish public has chosen to repeal the Eighth Amendment—meaning that for the first time ever, abortion will be legal in the country.
Sirin Kale
5.26.18
Repeal the Eighth

Ireland Goes to The Polls for High-Stakes Vote on Abortion Rights

"I say yes," a social worker voting to repeal Ireland's Eighth Amendment tells Broadly. "You have to understand other people’s lives. You don’t know what they’re facing."
Brian O'Flynn
5.25.18
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
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