abortion

reproductive rights

Almost 40 Percent of Abortions Are Now Done With Pills

Experts say the number would be even higher if the FDA loosened its restrictions on medication abortion.
Marie Solis
2 days ago
healthcare

All States Need Emergency Contraception Vending Machines

Six new laws expanding reproductive health care access go into effect in Maine this week, which raises the question: Why not everywhere else?
Harron Walker
3 days ago
Health

The Texas Lawmaker Who Tweeted a Death Threat at Beto Is 'Pro Life'

State representative Briscoe Cain was honored as a "pro-life hero" by Texas's largest anti-abortion group.
Susan Rinkunas
9.13.19
Health

Anti-Choicers Are Suggesting People Continue Pregnancies That Could Kill Them

Misinformation about life-threatening ectopic pregnancies is part of a campaign to argue that abortion is never medically necessary.
Kimberly Lawson
9.13.19
abortion

Austin Just Gave Texas Law the Finger and Voted to Fund Abortion Access

In a red state long hostile to abortion rights, this is believed to be a first-of-its-kind program for any U.S. city.
Carter Sherman
9.11.19
reproductive rights

Trump's War on Abortion Is Closing Clinics That Don't Even Offer Abortions

A new family planning policy is already affecting access to birth control and STI testing.
Marie Solis
9.10.19
abortion

Federal Judge Rips ‘Abortion Reversal’ as ‘Devoid of Scientific Support’

A North Dakota bill that would require abortion providers to tell patients their procedure can be “reversed.”
Carter Sherman
9.10.19
reproductive rights

The Doctor Fighting to Bring You Online Abortion Pills Just Sued the FDA

Dutch doctor Rebecca Gomperts has provided medical abortions to thousands of Americans. She's not letting the FDA get in her way.
Marie Solis
9.9.19
tech

Google Maps Is Still Directing Women Seeking Abortions to Pro-Life Clinics — and a Memorial for the ‘Unborn’

In areas where abortion access is under threat, misleading or wrong results are common, a VICE News analysis found.
Carter Sherman
David Uberti
9.6.19
reproductive rights

The FDA Is Restricting Access to the Easiest, Safest Form of Abortion

There's a growing consensus that the FDA's regulations on abortion pills aren't medically necessary.
Marie Solis
9.4.19
reproductive rights

If You Don't Want to Provide Abortions, Don't Go Into Healthcare

A Vermont nurse's objection to providing an abortion shows we need to be more discerning about who is worthy of serving the public.
Monica R. McLemore PhD, MPH, RN
9.3.19
abortion

A Guy Sued an Alabama Clinic Over His Girlfriend’s Alleged Abortion. A Judge Just Threw the Case Out.

Alabama's "fetal personhood" law makes lawsuits like this possible.
Carter Sherman
9.3.19
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