Topic: Reproductive rights

  • PSU stands up to the anti-choice bigots

    Students, faculty and staff stood together against a grotesque exhibit that compared abortions to the Holocaust and lynchings.

  • Trump chips away at birth control access

    The Trump administration issued two rules that allow employers to drop birth control coverage from employee health plans.

  • Seattle challenges the "40 Days"

    Seattle pro-choice activists kicked off their protests against the "40 Days for Life" by vastly outnumbering the anti-abortion side.

  • Forty ways to oppose "40 Days for Life"

    A reproductive rights organization provides a day-by-day counter for the 40 days of bigotry by anti-abortion fanatics at women's clinics across the U.S.

  • The right is storming women's clinics

    Anti-abortion fanatics busted into clinics in three cities this weekend to threaten patients and staff--marking a new escalation in the right wing's offensive.

  • The prejudices of a moral panic against women

    Poor women already face obstacles raising their children, but they're being put under greater scrutiny, especially over drug use.

  • Losing the battle and the war

    The Democratic Party has continuously ceded ground on abortion rights. The left needs to take a different approach.

  • Texans demand universal health care

    A protest planned against the Republicans' health care bill turned into a victory celebration and a call for Medicare for all.

  • Wisconsin’s newest crusade against abortion

    A proposed bill would prohibit doctors at the University of Wisconsin from providing--or even learning how to provide--abortions.

  • A North Carolina clinic under siege

    A documentary shows how the anti-choice bigots targeted an abortion clinic in North Carolina--with the help of the authorities.

  • Trump's war on birth control

    The Religious Right has a loyal friend in Donald Trump, whose administration is out to gut women's access to contraception.

  • Will Kentucky become abortion-free?

    The attempt by anti-abortion activists to shut down the only remaining clinic in Kentucky is a dark sign of the right’s confidence.

  • When Buffalo sent Operation Rescue packing

    Twenty-five years ago, hundreds of activists mobilized in upstate New York to stop the anti-abortion fanatics of Operation Rescue.

  • Facing a fake clinic escort in NYC

    Anti-choice bigots are pretending to be escorts in front of women's clinics, and they can't be allowed to spread their lies.

  • Countering 40 Days of anti-choice lies

    Some 30 pro-choice activists mobilized in defense of abortion rights against a "40 Days for Life" protest in downtown San Diego.

  • Don't spill Texas seed

    Texas lawmakers who propose legislation that restricts women's right to abortion could see their right to masturbate taken away.

  • Can you be a feminist and anti-abortion?

    Women need the right to abortion if we are to achieve equality, so our movement can't be "inclusive" of opposition to choice.

  • SF confronts the right's "40 Days for Life"

    Abortion rights supporters turned out in San Francisco to challenge anti-choice forces as they kicked off a campaign outside clinics.

  • Fair-weather friends of abortion rights

    As supporters of reproductive rights begin taking the streets to push back against the right, it's time to discuss the Democrats' impact on our struggle.

  • The lessons of our counterprotests

    Our success in mobilizing against the antis outside Planned Parenthood clinics points to issues we need to address to resist the attack on our rights.

  • Pro-choice voices have to be heard

    Pro-choice protesters in Boston on February 11 showed why we have to continue arguing to confront the anti-abortion bigots.

  • This is about choice--and more

    Reproductive justice means not just the right to abortion, but the right to raise children and be able to meet their basic needs.

  • An abortion rights emergency

    It's time to stop apologizing--we have to say loudly that we support abortion services and we'll take a stand to keep them available.

  • It was right to confront the anti-choice bigots

    All over the country, thousands turned out at Planned Parenthood clinics to show their support for choice--and counter anti-abortion groups.

  • Our answer to anti-choice intimidation

    In my experience as an abortion provider and a clinic defender, a pro-choice presence at the clinics makes all the difference.