Topic: Reproductive rights

  • 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.

  • Why we need protest to stop the anti-choicers

    Anti-abortion fanatics are planning protests at clinics this week, but Planned Parenthood is making a terrible mistake in discouraging counterprotests.

  • We had to organize to keep the clinics open

    Ronald Reagan's presidency in the 1980s emboldened the Religious Right, but a determined movement stood up to the attack on abortion rights.

  • The new anti-choice onslaught under Trump

    An anti-abortion law enacted in Ohio will be the sign of things to come under Donald Trump--unless we build the fight to defend our 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.