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College Republicans Are Trying to Block Abortion Access on Campus

Protests erupted at the University of Chicago this week over a fund that students can use to pay for abortions.
Marie Solis
19 hours ago
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Eight States Will Immediately Ban Abortion If Roe v. Wade Is Overturned [Updated]

"Trigger laws" used to be rare—but in the last few months alone, they've doubled in number.
Marie Solis
20 hours ago
rights

Abortion Bans Don’t Need to Go Into Effect to Cause Harm

Bans in Georgia and Ohio are unlikely to be enforced, but people are already confused about whether they can access abortion care there.
Marie Solis
5.10.19
Gender

Republicans Want to Make a Debate Over Discrimination into an Abortion Battle

At the first hearing on the Equal Rights Amendment in nearly four decades, lawmakers debated its implications for abortion rights.
Marie Solis
5.1.19
roe v. wade

What's Behind the New Wave of Six-Week Abortion Bans

Unconstitutional six-week abortion bans have swept Kentucky, Mississippi, Ohio, and Georgia—a new phase of the ongoing efforts to overturn Roe v. Wade.
Marie Solis
4.17.19
roe v. wade

Conservative Lawmakers Are Preparing for a Future Without Roe v. Wade

In the past week, multiple states have introduced or passed laws that would immediately ban abortion in the event of Supreme Court justices overturning Roe v. Wade.
Marie Solis
2.20.19
Planned Parenthood

Suspicious Fire at Missouri Planned Parenthood Prompts FBI Investigation

The incident may be part of a pattern of escalating attacks on women's health clinics across the country under the Trump presidency.
Marie Solis
2.14.19
abortion

How Debates Over Abortion Later in Pregnancy Hurt the Women Who Need Them

Anti-abortion advocates have used what they call "late-term abortion" to distort the truth about why women may seek abortion care in the later stages of pregnancy, physicians say.
Marie Solis
2.6.19
supreme court

Roe v. Wade Is About to Face Its Biggest Challenge Yet

If Supreme Court justices don't halt a Louisiana law threatening to shutter the state's remaining abortion clinics, they'll send a signal to anti-choice lawmakers that Roe v. Wade is no longer enforceable.
Marie Solis
1.29.19
abortion

Anti-Abortion Movement Rebrands as 'Pro-Science,' Despite Existing Science

This year's March for Life features a slogan anti-abortion advocates hope will emphasize what they see as a scientific basis for denying women abortion.
Marie Solis
1.17.19
Planned Parenthood

Planned Parenthood's New President Wants Politics Out of Women's Health Care

Leana Wen, the new head of Planned Parenthood, told BuzzFeed News she doesn't believe people seek out the organization's services to "make a political statement."
Marie Solis
1.8.19
government shutdown

House Democrats Slip Rollback of Trump Abortion Policy into Spending Bill

The newly elected Democratic-led House passed a spending bill on Thursday that would undermine the global gag rule, an anti-abortion policy Trump enacted the first week he took office.
Marie Solis
1.4.19
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