Topic: Reproductive rights

  • Why a Wisconsin women's clinic closed down

    The closure of a Planned Parenthood clinic in Appleton over security fears leaves just three abortion clinics in the whole state.

  • They made an example out of Purvi Patel

    An Indiana judge will hear an appeal from a woman convicted under the state's "feticide" law after she suffered a miscarriage.

  • Make abortion safe, legal and funded

    A cyberattack on a website that raises funds for poor women seeking abortions shines a light on the need for public funding.

  • Why voting Democratic hasn't preserved choice

    The whittling away of abortion access and reproductive choice is the result of both a Republican-led offensive and Democratic concessions.

  • Keeping a clinic open in Milwaukee

    Abortion rights supporters succeeded in turning away anti-choice protesters trying to block a Milwaukee clinic on Good Friday.

  • Protecting women from their rights

    In the Supreme Court's latest abortion case, the fight is between those who say they want to protect women and those who actually do.

  • Marching against their "March for Lies"

    Abortion rights supporters turned out in Chicago's bitter cold to counterprotest the anti-choice "March for Life."

  • Slanderers caught in their own trap

    The indictment of two anti-choice fanatics in Texas is welcome, but the right's attack on Planned Parenthood has already taken a toll.

  • Time to end the compromises on abortion

    The fact that the right wing steals the spotlight on the anniversary of Roe v. Wade speaks volumes about their strategy--and the weakness of our side.

  • The cruel consequences of anti-abortion hate

    The massacre at a Colorado Springs Planned Parenthood clinic shows how the right's attack on abortion rights has unleashed a torrent of hate.

  • These clinics will stay open

    More than 100 people joined in clinic defense actions at three Planned Parenthood sites in Chicago to counter anti-choice protesters.

  • What abortion rights meant to me

    On the same day that the House passed a bill to defund Planned Parenthood, I found out that I needed an abortion.

  • Threatened by the anti-abortion extortionists

    The right stooped to a new low when House Republicans threatened a federal shutdown over funding for Planned Parenthood.

  • The new big lie against abortion rights

    The smear campaign against Planned Parenthood proves that there is no low the right won't stoop to in its quest to deny reproductive health care.

  • A ban to punish Wisconsin women

    Wisconsin Republicans are trying to pass a cruel 20-week ban on abortion--and using junk science about fetal pain to justify it.

  • Indiana's war on pregnant women

    Using 17th century "science," an Indiana court ruled that Purvi Patel must serve 20 years in prison for the "crime" of feticide.

  • How the right took charge on abortion

    On the anniversary of Roe v. Wade, the GOP assault couldn't be more unrelenting--and out of touch with women's lives.

  • Breaking the silence about abortion

    Having an abortion is already difficult, but the loneliness, alienation and silence about it add another unbearable weight.

  • We need clinic defenders

    Abortion rights activists need to make our voices heard at the clinics, so we can regain some of the ground lost to the right.

  • Putting pregnant teens on trial

    The restrictions on minors seeking abortion in Alabama are linked to the right's crusade to destroy women's rights around the U.S.

  • No clinics means no choices

    Abortion rights supporters protested in Texas after a federal court decision that effectively closes most of the state's clinics.

  • Turning a mother into a criminal

    Jennifer Whalen is going to jail--because she decided to help her teenage daughter get an abortion.

  • Will the clinics stay open in Texas?

    The notorious Texas anti-abortion law is facing a legal challenge--but a lot of damage has already been done to abortion rights.

  • A different kind of Labor Day

    Mothers and birth workers gathered in Seattle to call attention to the conditions under which women labor and give birth.

  • How can we protect our clinics?

    Since the Supreme Court's ruling against buffer zones, reproductive rights activists are debating how to stop the right.