reproductive rights

rights

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
2 hours ago
rights

Two Editors on How to Make an Abortion Ban Funny

The cofounders of satire site Reductress talk about how they're capturing people's collective rage.
Marie Solis
3 days ago
The VICE Guide to Right Now Podcast

Abortion Bans Are Causing Mass Confusion Across the Country

Bans in states like Georgia and Ohio are unlikely to be enforced, but people are already confused about whether they can access abortion care there.
VICE Staff
5.16.19
Health

Reminder: Abortion Is Still Legal in Alabama

What the extreme legislation means for abortion rights in the state—and for Roe v. Wade.
Marie Solis
5.15.19
Film

Boycotting Georgia Won't Change Its Abortion Laws

As Hollywood debates whether to pull production out of the state, experts say there are better ways to make an impact.
Nicole Clark
5.14.19
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
Fertility Fraud

Doctors Can Legally Inseminate Patients with Their Own Sperm in Most States

When Matt White learned that he shares DNA with his mother's former fertility doctor—and close to 50 half-siblings—he and his mother began pushing legislators to outlaw fertility fraud in Indiana. Now, victims in other states are following suit.
Leila Ettachfini
4.22.19
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
reproductive rights

At a Georgia Clinic, Abortion Bill Causes Uncertainty and Fear

House Bill 481, which proposes making abortion illegal after around six weeks, is adding to a national debate around "fetal heartbeat" bills. But at a women's health center in Atlanta, it's already stirring very real worry and confusion for patients.
Kimberly Lawson
4.5.19
abortion

How Anti-Abortion Rhetoric Shapes Pro-Choice Advocacy

Historians and advocates for reproductive justice say our understanding of abortion has been influenced by the anti-abortion movement's "pro-life" arguments against it.
Marie Solis
4.2.19
reproductive rights

Nigerian Hospitals Are Locking Up Women Unable to Pay Their Childbirth Bills

Fashion designer Folake Oduyoye died in custody in 2016 after her hospital refused to discharge her until she paid her outstanding bill. Her death is part of a global phenomenon known as hospital detention.
Emma Bryce
Wana Udobang
4.1.19
VICE Live

'VICE LIVE' Breaks Down the Testicular Bill of Rights

The bill sounds funny, but it has a darker story.
VICE Staff
3.22.19
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