reproductive rights

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
8.8.18
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
7.20.18
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
7.16.18
roe v. wade

Holding a Coat Hanger, Cynthia Nixon Shares Her Mother's Illegal Abortion Story

The New York gubernatorial candidate brought a wire hanger to a Tuesday rally protesting Trump's Supreme Court nomination as a reminder of a United States without Roe v. Wade.
Marie Solis
7.10.18
roe v. wade

Everything You Need to Know About Brett Kavanaugh's Anti-Choice Record

Just last year, Kavanaugh ruled against an immigrant teen in federal custody seeking an abortion.
Marie Solis
7.10.18
roe v. wade

What It Was Like Getting an Abortion Before Roe v. Wade

Jo Baxter opens up about getting an illegal abortion in 1965—and her fears now that abortion rights in the US are under attack.
Jo Baxter
7.5.18
Essays on Religious Exemptions

I Went to a Catholic Hospital During My Miscarriage—And It Nearly Killed Me

At the time, I was staunchly anti-choice, and did not go to the hospital looking for an abortion. But when I found out the pregnancy was ending, I just wanted to get the care I needed.
Laurie Bertram Roberts
6.29.18
reproductive rights

Iowa Supreme Court Strikes Down 72-Hour Abortion Waiting Period

Planned Parenthood of the Heartland and the ACLU won their suit to overturn unconstitutional restrictions on abortion rights in the state.
Marie Solis
6.29.18
roe v. wade

These States Will Immediately Ban Abortion If Roe v. Wade Is Repealed

Four states have "trigger laws" that will instantaneously put a ban in motion, 10 have pre-Roe anti-abortion legislation on the books, and seven others have expressed intent to limit abortion rights.
Marie Solis
6.28.18
reproductive health

In These States, Pharmacists Can Refuse to Fill Your Prescription for Religious Beliefs

Last week, an Arizona woman tried to fill a prescription to induce a miscarriage — but said she was turned away by her local Walgreens.
Marie Solis
6.25.18
reproductive rights

More and More Doctors Are Denying Abortions Based on Religious Beliefs

And putting women's health—and, in some cases, their lives—at severe risk by doing so.
Kimberly Lawson
6.20.18
abortion

Ireland Has Legalized Abortion. Now What?

As the dust settles from Ireland's historic decision to decriminalize abortion, doctors and activists debate how to implement a healthcare system that makes the procedure accessible for everyone.
Brian O'Flynn
6.14.18
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