reproductive rights


Women in Labor Are Being Turned Away From UK Hospitals

I narrowly avoided giving birth in my car after midwives said I wasn't ready to be admitted. I'm not the only mom this has happened to, either.
Carly Lewis-Oduntan

Anti-Abortion 'Terrorist' Who Shot George Tiller Is Out of Jail

Army of God extremist Shelley Shannon described her attempted murder of the abortion doctor as "holy, most righteous thing I've ever done."
Sirin Kale
Planned Parenthood

What Planned Parenthood Wants You to Know About Your Body

Planned Parenthood announces a new initiative focused on bodily autonomy with the release of three videos created by artists and award-winning filmmakers.
Broadly Staff

The UK Will Finally Vote to Decriminalize Abortion Today

Under archaic Victorian laws, women can face criminal charges if they obtain an abortion without the permission of two doctors. A vote in Parliament could change all that.
Sirin Kale
roe v. wade

Brett Kavanaugh Could Decide Up to 13 Abortion-Related Cases in the Next Year

More than a dozen abortion rights cases in district courts could make it to the Supreme Court in time for a newly confirmed Justice Brett Kavanaugh to weigh in.
Marie Solis
Abortion Rights

Anti-Choice Trump Official Once Paid for His Sexual Partner's Abortion

Director of the Office of Refugee Resettlement Scott Lloyd has tried to block multiple immigrant minors from getting abortions, but a new report says he once took a woman he slept with to get one.
Marie Solis

Senate Republicans Are Trying—Yet Again—to 'Defund' Planned Parenthood

Senator Rand Paul wants to use September's spending bill as a vehicle to cut off federal funds from abortion providers after the GOP's many failed attempts to defund Planned Parenthood.
Marie Solis

We Are Already Closer to the End of Legal Abortion Than We Think

If a conservative judge like Brett Kavanaugh is appointed to the Supreme Court, we can expect a barrage of dangerous new anti-abortion restrictions proposed and enacted across the country.
Jex Blackmore
supreme court

The Powerful Voicemails Women Who Had an Abortion Left for Their Senators

Planned Parenthood asked women to record their abortion stories as part of a new campaign to block Brett Kavanaugh's Supreme Court confirmation.
Marie Solis
Midterm Elections

Congrats to These Congressmen Ranked 'Worst for Women'

American Bridge and Ultraviolet, two progressive groups, gave 15 sitting members of Congress failing marks based on their votes on abortion rights, health care and more.
Marie Solis
abortion providers

An Anti-Abortion Group Is Distributing the Home Addresses of Abortion Providers

The group printed the names and addresses of two Planned Parenthood doctors on hundreds of flyers.
Marie Solis
roe v. wade

Senator Gillibrand Has a Plan to Block Trump's Nominee and Save Roe v. Wade

New York Senator Kirsten Gillibrand says blocking the confirmation of Brett Kavanaugh requires speaking to every one of her colleagues about the issues they care about.
Marie Solis