July 11, 2017

Why it matters that this ‘Big Bang Theory’ actress spoke candidly about her miscarriage

Miscarriages are common and women should feel like they can talk about them.

July 6, 2017

Oregon’s legislators just passed a bill protecting women’s reproductive rights

Oregon's Reproductive Health Equity Act would provide abortions at no cost to patients who don't qualify for health care coverage.
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June 29, 2017

Northern Irish women no longer need to fund their own abortions

Previously, women in Northern Ireland were stuck paying as much as $2,600 out of pocket.
June 29, 2017

Judge blocks parts of Indiana abortion law targeting minors

The injunction is seen as a win for abortion rights advocates.
June 25, 2017

Poland makes emergency contraception a prescription-only drug — even for rape survivors

There's a relatively small time frame in which emergency contraception is effective. Requiring prescriptions may mean many Polish women will go without.
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June 23, 2017

Tomi Lahren wants to rally women to her side after criticizing feminists and "pro-choicers"

"My view on abortion is not black-and-white," Lahren said.

June 21, 2017

If you care about reproductive rights, pay attention to what is happening in Iowa

What's happening in Iowa has already happened in Texas, and could soon happen nationwide.
June 21, 2017

Birth control apps are helping women circumvent the war on reproductive rights

Women can now download an app to help take autonomy over their own bodies.
June 14, 2017

Missouri lawmaker Mike Moon beheads chicken on camera to argue against abortion, because sure

Missouri Rep. Mike Moon decapitated a live chicken and pulled out its heart in a subtle video endorsement for his new anti-abortion measure.
June 5, 2017

Texas' high teen birth rate is result of lack of contraception and sex education, new study says

Texas has a remarkably high teen birth rate — and it may be because the state puts sex ed and birth control out of reach for the under-18 set.
June 4, 2017

Margaret Atwood says it's "a form of slavery to force women to have children they can't afford"

The 'Handmaid's Tale' author took on Texas' most recent anti-abortion legislation.

June 1, 2017

Florida's Grieving Families Act gives birth certificates to people who've had miscarriages

Florida is the first state to issue birth certificates, on request, to women who've miscarried. Opponents fear it's a roundabout strike at abortion rights.
May 31, 2017

Texas lawmaker fears SB 8 could make driving someone to an abortion appointment a crime

According to Rep. Joe Moody, SB 8's language is so broad, it could allow felony charges for third parties peripherally involved in the procurement of "unlawful abortions."
May 30, 2017

White House moves to exempt religious employers from birth control coverage

The Trump administration is reportedly reviewing a rule that would reverse the mandate for birth control coverage.
May 24, 2017

Christian school refuses to let pregnant student walk at graduation

Heritage Academy says it's punishing 18-year-old Maddi Runkles not because she's pregnant, but because she had sex.
May 24, 2017

"Defund Planned Parenthood" is Republican for axing poor women's access to doctors

Planned Parenthood will still exist if Donald Trump's budget passes, but low income women's ability to choose their doctors won't.

May 16, 2017

10-year-old rape victim in India will be allowed to get an abortion

A girl who became pregnant after repeated rape by her stepfather was on the "borderline" for legal abortion in India.
May 15, 2017

Trump's version of the Global Gag Rule is unprecedented in its severity 

Trump's newly expanded Mexico City policy is unprecedented in its severity.
May 10, 2017

The decision to have a child is about more than economics

Bringing your pregnancy to term is a personal and complicated decision
May 10, 2017

Oklahoma House declares abortion to be "murder," just because

In a resolution that lacks the force of law, Rep. Chuck Strohm said SCOTUS is pushing "the murder of unborn children" on Oklahoma.
May 10, 2017

The 'NYT' is publishing dangerous abortion myths that verge on propaganda

It’s “profoundly dehumanizing” to unlink abortion and economics.

May 4, 2017

An anti-choice center has opened across the street from Mississippi's last abortion clinic

The Center for Pregnancy Choices is trying to deter patients from going down the street to get abortions.
May 4, 2017

In new health care bill, Republicans propose penalizing women who've given birth

Republicans are waging war on abortion, and also proposing a $17k surcharge on insurance premiums for people who have given birth.
May 3, 2017

Feel like wildly uninformed men are trying to wreck your uterus? Watch this video.

The Lady Parts Justice League explodes some common abortion myths in its latest video.
May 3, 2017

An Alaska Rep. compared abortion to child abuse in sexual assault measure

David Eastman commandeered a resolution on sexual violence with an amendment calling abortion "the ultimate form of child abuse."
May 3, 2017

Nancy Pelosi says abortion is "kind of fading as an issue"

Pelosi urged Democrats not to impose a litmus test on candidates with regard to their stance on abortion rights.

May 2, 2017

Ivanka Trump came up with a misguided compromise for Planned Parenthood

Trump proposed Planned Parenthood break up into two branches — one for abortion services and the other for women's health care.
May 1, 2017

The Trump administration's top family planning official doesn't think birth control works

According to 'Politico,' Manning — formerly an anti-abortion activist — will join the Office of Population Affairs.
April 29, 2017

Trump to appoint anti-abortion activist Charmaine Yoest to HHS post

Yoest is the former leader of anti-abortion group Americans United For Life, which wrote dozens of anti-abortion laws.
April 28, 2017

In today's news climate, this satirical anti-abortion headline seems real — but it's not

Some 90,000 Twitter users believed a legislator demanded Serena Williams be stripped of her title for playing while pregnant.