Topic: Reproductive rights

  • 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.

  • Defending our clinics in Boston

    For some women, the right to an abortion is becoming meaningless because they're prevented from actually gaining access.

  • Talking about abortion

    Let's act like having an abortion is a perfectly acceptable option to consider. Let's act like women do have a choice.

  • The "freedom" to deny women health care

    With its decision in a case involving insurance coverage of birth control, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled against women, workers and science.

  • We all have to be brave

    An abortion provider discusses the impact of anti-choice protests on her coworkers--and the women they serve.

  • Will Tennessee legalize the New Jane Crow?

    A bill on the verge of becoming law in Tennessee would criminalize women based on the outcome of a pregnancy.

  • Hobby Lobby makes the choices for women

    In a recent Supreme Court case, the Christian owners of Hobby Lobby claim their religious freedom is under attack.

  • Buffers against the fanatics?

    What's at stake in the case before the Supreme Court about the constitutionality of abortion clinic "buffer zones"?

  • They put a price tag on women's health

    All the training in the world can't prepare health care providers for dealing with the financial obstacles that prevent them from doing their jobs.

  • Despojando Roe ley por ley

    El ataque al derecho a optar por un aborto está ligado al asalto contra el nivel de vida de la clase obrera.

  • Before Roe

    Throughout history, women have found ways to terminate unwanted pregnancies, whether abortion was legal or not and despite the risk.