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
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

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
reproductive rights

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

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

Sex Ed Is a Basic Human Right We Deny to Teens Every Day

"If the doctor knows you're sick, he's supposed to tell you. That's a fundamental principle of medical ethics, and countries and government programs also have obligations to provide correct and complete information."
Kimberly Lawson

The Global Gag Rule Isn't 'Pro-Life'—It's Lethal

In her op-ed for Broadly, Senator Jeanne Shaheen explains how the anti-abortion policy expanded under Trump will leave millions of the world's poorest women injured or dead—which is why she is co-sponsoring a bill to permanently repeal it.
Senator Jeanne Shaheen
reproductive rights

The Dangers of Treating Anti-Abortion Pseudoscience as 'Opinion'

This morning, the New York Times published a column by someone representing Human Coalition, which the paper fails to mention is an anti-abortion nonprofit that calls abortion "a human rights holocaust."
Kimberly Lawson

Anti-Abortion Group Receives Funds from the Tampon Tax

Life, a notorious anti-abortion organization in the UK, is receiving £250,000 from a government grant designed to channel money from the tampon tax towards women's charities.
Sirin Kale

GOP Politician Says Pregnancy from Rape or Incest Is Like 'Beauty from Ashes'

Invoking God, the Oklahoma House of Representatives just passed a bill outlawing abortion in cases of fetal abnormality—with no exception for rape or incest.
Gabby Bess
reproductive rights

A State-by-State Look at What Will Happen if Roe v. Wade Is Overturned

More than 37 million women in 33 states could lose their right to make choices about their own bodies.
Kimberly Lawson
reproductive rights

Sofia Vergara Is Being Sued by Her Own Embryos

The lawsuit, which was filed in Louisiana yesterday, lists female embryos "Emma'' and "Isabella" as plaintiffs. The suit is the latest move by Vergara's ex-fiance to gain custody of the embryos—and could also have huge implications for abortion rights.
Kimberly Lawson
reproductive rights

How Planned Parenthood Plans to Fight Back Against a Trump Presidency

Speaking to VICE News, the organization explains how they will battle Mike Pence's efforts to get them defunded.
Sarah Hagi