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Abortion

  1. politics
    Abortion and Same-Sex Marriage Will Finally Be Legal in Northern IrelandActivists and supporters celebrated the overturn of draconian abortion laws that have governed the country since 1861.
  2. politics
    Democratic Candidates Have Promised to Codify Roe v. Wade. What Does That Mean?Unpacking the promise made by numerous Democratic candidates at last night’s debate.
  3. politics
    What’s Become of All the Extreme Abortion Bans From This Year?Seven states tried to ban abortion in the first trimester earlier this year. Here’s what’s happened in the months since.
  4. power
    Moroccan Journalist Jailed for an Abortion She Says She Never HadHajar Raissouni was sentenced to a year in prison, in what critics say is an act of retaliation for her reporting.
  5. psa
    ‘Pro-Life’ Texas Representative Threatens Beto O’Rourke With an AR-15Briscoe Cain, who has spoken at length about his respect for the “sanctity of life,” was reported to the FBI over the violent tweet.
  6. reproductive rights
    Planned Parenthood Just Lost $60M in Funding. What Does That Mean for Women?The organization announced yesterday that it will withdraw from Title X over abortion restrictions.
  7. abortion
    Steve King Offers Passionate Defense of Rape and IncestThe embattled old nativist opens up a new front of outrageous comments on abortion.
  8. abortion onscreen
    Would This Extremely Normal Abortion Scene Fly in 2019?Fast Times at Ridgemont High writer Cameron Crowe thinks the movie’s handling of abortion would be “outrageously controversial” now.
  9. abortion rights
    Trump’s Newest Abortion Restriction Won’t Take Effect Just YetClinics have been given a few months to comply with the onerous “domestic gag rule.”
  10. power
    Wendy Davis Is Running for CongressThe sneaker-wearing, filibustering abortion activist is challenging Chip Roy in Texas.
  11. reproductive rights
    Trump Ban on Abortion Provider Referrals To Go Into Effect ‘Immediately’The Trump administration is now enforcing the ban on family planning clinics providing abortion referrals to patients.
  12. health
    Every Girl I Knew Was On ItWhy some women are questioning hormonal birth control.
  13. reproductive rights
    New York Becomes the First City in the U.S. to Directly Fund AbortionsThe city has allocated $250,000 to help low-income women terminate their pregnancies.
  14. abortion rights
    Finally, Some Good News for Abortion RightsThe governor of Maine just signed a bill allowing nurse practitioners and others to perform abortions.
  15. reproductive rights
    Why the Debate Over the Hyde Amendment Is Back — and What It MeansJoe Biden expressed – and then later reversed – his support for the policy, which bans public funding for abortion care.
  16. reproductive rights
    Joe Biden Suddenly Changes His Mind About Bad Abortion PolicyAfter some intense backlash.
  17. abortion rights
    Missouri’s Last Abortion Clinic Is Set to Close at MidnightUnless a judge intervenes, it will become the first state in the country with no provider.
  18. reproductive rights
    Which State Will Pass an Extreme Abortion Ban Next?Louisiana is now the eighth state to sign into law a bill banning abortion at or around six weeks.
  19. abortion rights
    Democrats Are Responsible for Louisiana’s Extreme Abortion BanEven though a majority of House Democrats voted against it, a Democratic legislator wrote it — and a Democratic governor will sign it.
  20. power
    Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Clarence Thomas Are Officially at War Over AbortionHow do Supreme Court Justices feud? In the footnotes.
  21. abortion rights
    Alabama’s Abortion Ban Is Already Being Challenged in Court“We said we would, and we did.”
  22. abortion rights
    How to Join the Nationwide Abortion-Ban Protest TodayOver 400 #StopTheBans protests are taking place today. Here’s how to join one.
  23. abortion
    Republicans Are Trying to Change the Subject From Abortion BansDemocrats running for president should beware right-wing talking points.
  24. reproductive rights
    Missouri Passes Extreme Bill Outlawing Abortion at 8 WeeksIt now heads to the desk of the governor, who is expected to sign it.
  25. so you want to be president
    Elizabeth Warren Has a Plan to Save Abortion RightsAmid state attacks on Roe, Warren unveiled a comprehensive strategy for expanding reproductive rights.
  26. abortion rights
    The Assault on Abortion Rights Is Tyranny of the MinorityMost GOP voters want Roe v. Wade upheld. And banning abortion in all circumstances is opposed by a majority of voters in every U.S. state.
  27. how to help
    Here’s How You Can Become an Abortion-Clinic EscortA tangible step you can take to defend reproductive rights.
  28. abortion rights
    Abortion Is Under Attack. Misinformation Isn’t Helping.Abortion is still legal in every state. It’s crucial women know that.
  29. abortion rights
    Alabama’s Extreme Abortion Ban Has Been Signed into LawBut it will face legal challenges before it can take effect.
  30. reproductive rights
    These Statements From Alabama’s Abortion Vote Are InfuriatingThe bill’s senate sponsor is a prime example of the attack on reproductive rights.
  31. abortion rights
    The Most Important Things to Know About Alabama’s Abortion BanThe bill is explicitly meant to challenge Roe v. Wade.
  32. abortion
    It’s Still Legal to Get an Abortion in Georgia After 6 WeeksA critical fact that’s getting overlooked.
  33. abortion rights
    Alabama Just Passed the Harshest Abortion Ban in the CountryIn the latest draconian attack on reproductive rights in the South.
  34. unplanned
    A Hit Anti-Abortion Film Is Inspiring Real-World HarassmentProtesters have started standing outside a clinic with signs that simply read, “See Unplanned.”
  35. reproductive rights
    Trump’s Lies About Abortion Keep Getting More DisturbingThe President has grown fond of falsely claiming that abortion doctors can “execute” babies.
  36. abortion
    A Decision in Kansas May Show How Abortion Rights Could Outlive Roe v. WadeThe Kansas Supreme Court’s decision may lead other states to establish abortion rights that could survive a reversal of Roe v. Wade.
  37. abortion
    Trump to Screen Anti-Abortion Film at the White HouseThe tradition of the White House film night takes a turn to the right.
  38. abortion
    Unplanned Is a Movie That Could Get Someone KilledThere’s a dangerous call to action lurking in the anti-abortion film’s narrative.
  39. propaganda
    An Anti-Abortion Propaganda Film Is Selling Out Theaters Across the U.S.Unplanned has achieved box office success in spite of a slew of terrible reviews.
  40. reproductive rights
    ‘Insurrection’ Against Abortion Rights Is Growing Within the Federal JudiciaryIf and when the Supreme Court decides to unravel Roe v. Wade, lower federal courts and GOP state legislatures will supply the tools.
  41. politics
    There’s a #MeToo Scandal Brewing in the Reproductive Rights WorldAn activist has accused Dr. Willie Parker, a prominent abortion-rights advocate, of sexual assault.
  42. abortion
    4 Women on Their Abortions After 20 Weeks“I have both the emotional truth of this experience and the factual truth of this experience … The politicians don’t care.”
  43. abortion rights
    Maybe the Only Way to Know What’s Wrong With Abortion in America Is to Have OneExperience showed me how much I didn’t know.
  44. politics
    Here Are the Facts Behind an Abortion Controversy Engulfing Virginia DemocratsVirginia Democrats did not actually try to legalize infanticide, but Republicans in the state claim otherwise.
  45. reproductive rights
    New York Has Finally Updated Its Archaic Abortion LawThe law, which the state Senate’s GOP majority blocked for years, takes abortion out of the criminal code and allows some abortions after 24 weeks.
  46. abortion rights
    Anti-Choice March for Life Attempts Pivot to ScienceUnsurprisingly, it didn’t go too well.
  47. supreme court
    What’s It Mean That Supreme Court—and Kavanaugh—Sided With Planned Parenthood?The new justice voted with liberals in declining to hear a case that could have cut off funding for the group.
  48. crime
    Man Cites ‘Life Begins at Conception’ Law to Argue Rape Victim Wasn’t a ChildA Kansas man accused of raping a 15-year-old says that under a state abortion law, she’s not a child.
  49. my two cents
    What to Know About the Cost of an AbortionThe future of your right to choose may be uncertain these days, and its monetary cost may be even more so.
  50. abortion rights
    What New Yorkers Don’t Know About RoeA pop-up explains how New York is not as progressive as you’d think on abortion — and the upcoming election is a chance to change that.
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