Anti-abortion measures are putting women are at risk of being charged with crimes against their fetuses, and rogue prosecutors can use their wide discretion to prosecute mothers with crimes beyond feticide or child abuse.
Today, a proposed amendment to the UK's Serious Crime Bill would make performing an abortion on grounds of sex selection a crime—but the whole debate feels like a veneer for an attack on women's reproductive rights.
Alabama lawmakers—apparently panicked that they were going too easy on teen girls with few options—amended the state's Parental Consent Law, affording fetuses the right to legal representation in cases in which underage girls are seeking an abortion.
"It's part of reproductive life and I think that we need to say that and stop saying it's the most agonizing decision a woman ever makes. Sometimes it is an agonizing decision, but a lot of times it's not."
The Supreme Court has unanimously struck down a Massachusetts law that barred pro-life protesters from going within 35 feet of an abortion clinic. The ruling confirms what we've always known about America's longest-running culture war: You may have a righ…
Sunsara Taylor went on an abortion freedom ride through the heart of red-state America. In Kansas, she met people who thought Christians were about to be put in concentration camps and that abortion was a plot from Satan.
"Pregnancy crisis centers" supposedly offer no-judgment counselling services for women who want to know what their options are. Most of the time, they won't tell you they're religious organizations hell-bent on persuading you out of getting an abortion.
Thousands of scared Irish women without options fly to England every year to get an abortion, largely thanks to the Irish Catholic Church's war on reproductive rights. But things are changing. For women across the country, shame and intimidation are no lo…
The Bible has been able to spoil so much of human history because it is just is so fucking vague. Want to sleep with your little cousin? Surely there's something in there that'd give you the thumbs up.