March 23, 2018

3 US states pushed highly restrictive abortion bans this week

Three states took steps toward strict abortion bans this week — possibly in an attempt to get abortion back to the Supreme Court under Trump.

Jan. 25, 2018

As Trump advances pro-life agenda, poll finds voters are not motivated by abortion attacks

Nearly 70% of Trump voters said abortion should not be “so political or politicized.”
Jan. 19, 2018

While you weren’t looking: 5 stories from Trump’s Cabinet that aren’t about shutdowns or porn stars

U.S. health and education departments are cracking down on transgender rights, and the EPA is easing safety restrictions on consumer product safety just as people start eating detergent pods.
Dec. 22, 2017

Ohio to ban abortions for fetuses diagnosed with Down syndrome

A similar law in Indiana was found to be unconstitutional.
Dec. 19, 2017

Abortion doulas: The quiet foot soldiers in the fight for reproductive rights

Abortion doulas have become quiet foot soldiers defending people in the war against reproductive rights, supporting people through what can be the most difficult of personal choices.
Dec. 19, 2017

Two more immigrant teens face new court battle to obtain abortions

Lawyers with the American Civil Liberties Union had asked for an order Monday on behalf of Jane Roe and Jane Poe, two immigrant teens currently held at Office of Refugee Resettlement shelters.

Nov. 8, 2017

Since taking office, President Donald Trump has become the unlikely savior of the religious right

Following a humiliating repudiation of Trump-styled nativism in Virginia, President Donald Trump's wins for the religious right may be his saving grace.
Nov. 7, 2017

The “tragic irony” of Texas’ abortion process for minors

To be granted a judicial bypass in Texas, a teen must go before a judge for a hearing. Here, she must convince the judge that she’s mature enough to decide for herself. But she has some help.
Nov. 3, 2017

Trump administration suggests action against ACLU lawyers in teen immigrant abortion case

Department of Justice lawyers are calling for the American Civil Liberties Union attorneys to be disciplined for having “misled” the DOJ about the nature of the girl’s Oct. 25 appointment.
Oct. 27, 2017

While You Weren’t Looking: 5 stories from this week that didn’t involve Trump’s Twitter feuds

A 10-year-old undocumented immigrant with cerebral palsy gets detained leaving the hospital, and Ben Carson delays a key anti-segregation measure.
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Oct. 26, 2017

House GOP announces planned hearing for bill that would ban abortions after 6 weeks

Many women don't even know they're pregnant until well past the six-week mark.

Oct. 25, 2017

Detained teenager obtains abortion after legal battle with Trump administration

Jane Doe, as she is referred to in court documents to protect her identity, had gotten the judicial waiver that Texas requires from minors seeking abortions without a parent's consent or knowledge.
Oct. 18, 2017

Judge rules pregnant undocumented teen in federal custody in Texas may have abortion

A federal judge in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday ruled that the Trump administration must allow an unaccompanied, undocumented 17-year-old girl to have an abortion.
Oct. 13, 2017

ACLU: Undocumented teenager in Texas abortion case “wants to persevere”

A federal magistrate judge denied a temporary restraining order that would have allowed the teen, who is an unaccompanied minor, to terminate her pregnancy.
Oct. 5, 2017

Congressman who reportedly pressured mistress to have an abortion resigns

“We thank him for his many years of tireless work on mental health issues here in Congress and his service to the country as a naval reserve officer," Speaker Paul Ryan said in a statement.
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Oct. 4, 2017

Rep. Tim Murphy allegedly pressured mistress to get abortion — then votes yes on anti-abortion bill

Pennsylvania Rep. Tim Murphy allegedly asked his mistress to get an abortion and told her he doesn't believe in the pro-life movement he publicly supports.

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Sept. 29, 2017

Mic Wakeup: Abortion rights fight, taxes and why you should give “danger zones” a chance

Here are three stories to get your Friday started.
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

Elected progressives and reproductive rights advocates silent when asked if Dems 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.