abortions

News

Photos from the London Protest Against Poland's Restrictive Abortion Laws

In Poland, terminations are about to be made illegal in almost all circumstances. We met the protestors taking a stand in London this weekend.
Mary McGill; photos by Jake Lewis
9.26.16
Photo

Photos of Romania's Neglected Orphans Then and Now

Ceaușescu Decree no. 770 banned women from having abortions. That resulted in the birth of about 2 million children, who have since been known as "Generation Decree". Some of those kids ended up in orphanages.
Elisabeth Blanchet, Words: Răzvan Băltărețu
6.21.16
Health

Why Do Women In London Have More Abortions Than the Rest of England?

We asked an expert whether any of the clichés surrounding abortion rates are true.
Hannah Ewens
5.20.16
The Up in Flames Issue

Michael Moore's Latest Film, 'Where to Invade Next,' Brings Optimism to American Socialism

We talked to the director about what America could do better.
Astra Taylor
12.7.15
News

Asylum Seekers Are Having Abortions to Avoid Raising Children in Australian Detention Centres

Conditions are so bad, some say they have no choice.
Lauren Gillin
8.6.14
News

The Drop in Teen Pregnancy is a Mystery

Teen pregnancy rates have hit a record low in the US, according to new research. Access to birth control and better sex education have clearly contributed to the trend—but that's not the whole story.
Grace Wyler
5.12.14
Stuff

Not Too Long Ago, Frogs Were Used As Pregnancy Tests

And other fascinating facts I learned during my visit to Vienna's Abortion Museum.
Josef Zorn
2.27.14
Dogmageddon

Dogmageddon - Religious Medical Folks

Sometimes cell clusters win out over the human that created them.
Rick Paulas
8.28.12
NSFW

This Is Her Abortion

The lady who took pictures of her aborted foetus talked to us about going viral.
Harry Cheadle
7.13.12