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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 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 4, 2017

3 huge problems in the GOP's health care bill that everyone should be talking about

Trumpcare will affect more people than you think — maybe even your insurance.
May 4, 2017

3 key takeaways from Trump's religious freedom executive order

It’s not as terrible as many expected, but it’s still pretty bad.
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 12, 2017

The abortion scene in 'Scandal' was one of its best — but it almost didn't happen

Rhimes said ABC wanted to cut the scene that shows protagonist Olivia Pope getting an abortion.

March 30, 2017

Remy Ma's biggest fight isn't with Nicki Minaj. It's with women's health care.

A conversation about black women's reproductive health we never talk about.
March 21, 2017

Gorsuch says he would've "walked out the door" had Trump said to overturn 'Roe v. Wade'

Neil Gorsuch did not divulge his personal beliefs on abortion, however.
March 20, 2017

Would Neil Gorsuch move the Supreme Court on abortion?

Despite conservatives' wishes, Neil Gorsuch isn't likely to overturn 'Roe v. Wade.'
March 15, 2017

Defunding Planned Parenthood: Access to reproductive health services could hang in the balance

Fewer clinics mean higher costs — for everything.
March 14, 2017

The GOP's health care bill means more unwanted births

"Several thousand" women on Medicaid would have unintended births they could have avoided under the new health care bill.

March 7, 2017

Planned Parenthood fires back at defunding provision in GOP Obamacare repeal plan

Defunding Planned Parenthood "would have a devastating impact on people and communities across America," it said in a statement.
Feb. 27, 2017

Here are 4 reasons Trump's "global gag rule" on abortion will be a disaster

Republican presidents typically reinstate global restrictions on abortion, but Trump's version is far worse than usual.
Feb. 23, 2017

Even without Milo as a keynote speaker, CPAC is still a parody of itself

"If Heaven Has a Gate, A Wall, and Extreme Vetting, Why Can't America?"
Feb. 18, 2017
Feb. 7, 2017

"Fascism forever"? Here's where Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch actually stands.

His thoughts on abortion, LGBTQ issues and more.

Feb. 3, 2017

This is what happens once you've defunded Planned Parenthood

If Republicans defund Planned Parenthood, there will be a huge price to pay.
Feb. 1, 2017

Sheryl Sandberg takes a stand against Donald Trump with a $1 million donation to Planned Parenthood

"No matter how challenging it looks, history is on our side."
Feb. 1, 2017

Neil Gorsuch is Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee

Gorsuch, a 49-year-old judge from the United States Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit, is Trump's pick for SCOTUS.
Jan. 30, 2017

Wasn't Trump once pro-choice? Here's the president's evolving platform on abortion.

The president has offered some conflicting views on abortion over the years.
Jan. 30, 2017

7 contradictory quotes from President Trump on Planned Parenthood

The president hasn't always been consistent when it comes to his views on Planned Parenthood.

Jan. 27, 2017

Vice President Mike Pence at anti-abortion March for Life: "Life is winning"

The Indiana conservative promised vindication for abortion opponents.
Jan. 27, 2017

#MarchForLife emboldened by Pence, Conway, global gag order — and Trump's tweets

The president offered his "full support."
Jan. 25, 2017

Will your insurance cover abortions under HR 7? Here's what you need to know.

If HR 7 passes, it won't just be women on Medicaid who have something to lose.
Jan. 25, 2017

What is HR 7? House passes act barring federal funding for abortions.

The House of Representatives just moved to make the Hyde Amendment a permanent part of U.S. law.

Jan. 25, 2017

Could Donald Trump overturn 'Roe v. Wade'? Here's what would have to happen

It would not be easy for Trump to overturn 'Roe v. Wade'.
Jan. 24, 2017

Here are 5 of the biggest issues Trump's Supreme Court could decide

Abortion, guns and transgender rights could all be heard.
Jan. 17, 2017

Abortion rates in the U.S. hit historic lows, new report finds

Abortion rates in the United States haven't been this low since Roe v. Wade.
Jan. 14, 2017

This proposed federal law would virtually ban abortion

Iowa Rep. Steve King introduced a federal bill to ban abortion when a fetal heartbeat is detectable.