abortion

abortion

GOP Lawmaker Said Sticking Wands In Women's Vaginas Helps Them Make Better Decisions About Abortions

A Virginia state senator made the comments on a radio show in 2012 when the state was considering a bill that would have required 'transvaginal' ultrasounds for women to get an abortion.
Carter Sherman
3 days ago
reproductive rights

I Was the Only Black Woman to Testify Against an Abortion Ban. They Cut My Mic.

Cherisse Scott says she was told she had 10 minutes to speak, but lawmakers stopped her when she mentioned white supremacy.
Cherisse Scott
3 days ago
women's health

Clinics Are Facing an Impossible Choice Because of Trump's 'Gag Rule'

Family planning clinics that take Title X funding are banned from referring patients for abortions.
Carter Sherman
4 days ago
Health

This Tennessee Lawmaker Claims a Fetus Can Survive Outside the Womb at Conception

"This is an example of how politicians do not understand the medical language enough to make a policy based on it."
Kimberly Lawson
5 days ago
abortion

She Was Convicted of Murder After Her Miscarriage in El Salvador. Now, She's Been Cleared of Charges.

Evelyn Hernández Cruz, the young El Salvadoran rape survivor, had already served 33 months in jail
Emma Ockerman
5 days ago
The Borders Issue 2019

The Last Places in Europe Where It’s Illegal to Get an Abortion

European microstates are some of the richest countries on the continent, but human rights, including abortion, are curtailed.
Sarah Souli
8.19.19
reproductive rights

Tennessee's Radical Plan to Ban Abortion Is a Warning Sign for the Country

State lawmakers are taking a cue from Alabama's heavily restrictive abortion ban with legislation that would define life at conception.
Marie Solis
8.16.19
mental health

What Happens When an Abortion Doesn't Fully Work

I had an incomplete abortion last year. This is what I wish I'd known about them.
Rose Stokes
8.15.19
abortion

Steve King Is Now Pondering Our Collective Existence as a Result of Rape and Incest

The nine-term congressman, long known for his extreme anti-abortion views, made some strange comments to a crowd in Iowa.
Emma Ockerman
8.14.19
Health

Trump's Anti-Abortion Rules Have Sent Two NYC Clinics Scrambling

In a state that's done the utmost to protect against Trump's attacks on abortion, clinics are still on the verge of closing.
Marie Solis
8.14.19
title x

Planned Parenthood May Lose Tens of Millions in Funding on Monday Thanks to the Trump Administration

The organization will be forced to leave the only federal program dedicated to family planning.
Carter Sherman
8.14.19
Health

This Creative Strategy Could Prevent Men From Banning Abortion

Increasingly restrictive abortion bills are being passed by old white men. This Florida state senator has had enough.
Leila Ettachfini
8.9.19
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