Aug. 16, 2017

As Oregon expands insurance coverage for abortion, Texas cuts it

*Thousands of Texas women pack their suitcases, and head north to Oregon.*

Aug. 10, 2017

Alabama AG wants minors who can’t get parental consent for abortion to face a prosecutor

Attorney General Steve Marshall would appoint the fetus legal representation and potentially allow for the teen's parents to attend the hearing.
Aug. 9, 2017

Most elected progressives are silent when asked whether Democratic candidates must be pro-choice

Progressive, abortion and women's rights leaders did not take the opportunity to criticize Democratic leadership — despite a months-long critique from grassroots progressive groups.
Aug. 2, 2017

How abortion on television has changed in the past 55 years

We've tracked the history of abortion on TV, from 'The Defenders' in 1962 to the modern-day women of 'Scandal,' 'Degrassi' and more.
Aug. 1, 2017

Conservative Senate candidate’s abortion-supporting history comes back to haunt him

Kevin Nicholson bills himself as a "pro-life" conservative. As the 22-year-old president of the College Democrats of America, he solicited donations from a pro-choice group.
July 29, 2017

The fight for the last abortion clinic in Kentucky

“How do you take something like upholding freedom of speech and let people also receive health care in a safe environment?”

July 28, 2017

The “skinny repeal” might be dead, but the fight for abortion rights rages on

Don't dance on the skinny repeal's grave yet. Congressional Republicans are sneaky.
July 27, 2017

US pro-life group funneling money into a country whose laws have proved fatal for women

Human Life International has been siphoning money toward Sí a la Vida for years, supporting a deadly abortion ban in the name of "life."
July 20, 2017

Why pro-life doctors want the First Amendment to protect their right to lie to patients

Crisis pregnancy centers believe they should be exempt from a law saying they should inform patients about all their medical options, including abortions.
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 18, 2017

Planned Parenthood ready to close four Iowa clinics, after funding attack from lawmakers

Close to 15,000 Iowans will lose access to family planning services each year, due to the closures.

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.