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
4 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
5 days ago
abortion

California Is Set to Require Public Universities Offer On-Campus Abortions

A bill heads to California Gov. Gavin Newsom's desk, and he's pledged to sign it.
Carter Sherman
9.14.19
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
abortion access

“I Am Honestly Scared to Death”: Small Abortion Clinics Are Fighting for Survival Over Trump’s New Abortion Rules

Independent abortion clinics' budgets were slashed after being driven from the only federal program dedicated to family planning.
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
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