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Reproductive Rights

  1. abortion
    Every State That’s Tried to Ban Abortion Over the CoronavirusSo far, six states have tried to halt nearly all abortion services, claiming they’re “nonessential.”
  2. coronavirus
    They Will Stop at Nothing to Ban AbortionMore and more states are forcing clinics to close under coronavirus, leaving women terrified and desperate.
  3. coronavirus
    Ohio Officials Are Using the Coronavirus to Limit Abortion AccessThe attorney general has ordered providers to cease “nonessential and elective surgical abortions.”
  4. reproductive rights
    Abortion Is Safer Than Getting Your Wisdom Teeth OutAnd yet conservatives are regulating it as though it’s life-threatening, in an obvious attempt to shut down clinics.
  5. abortion
    The Absurd Lie of ‘Pro-Choice Violence’The FBI says “abortion terrorism” can be perpetrated by people on “both sides of the issue.” This framing isn’t just wrong — it’s dangerous.
  6. politics
    Trump Is More Proudly Anti-Choice Than EverWhy his unprecedented choice to speak at the anti-abortion rally “March for Life” is so worrying.
  7. reproductive rights
    Towns in Texas Keep Becoming ‘Sanctuary Cities for the Unborn’The newest anti-abortion tactic: declaring that fetuses are humans who are persecuted by women and providers.
  8. reproductive rights
    207 Congress Members Asked the Supreme Court to ‘Reconsider’ Roe v. WadeIn an amicus brief, 39 senators and 168 representatives called the landmark abortion ruling “radically unsettled precedent.”
  9. reproductive rights
    What It’s Like to Endure a Forced Ultrasound Before Your Abortion“I remember feeling so annoyed and dismayed. I was almost having an out-of-body experience.”
  10. the future issue
    Abortion After the ClinicAs Republican lawmakers try to legislate it out of existence, the future of reproductive healthcare may be at home.
  11. reproductive rights
    Woman Charged With Murder After Delivering a Stillborn BabyAuthorities suspect she used meth while pregnant, but the rationale behind her arrest is more fraught than it may seem.
  12. politics
    Abortion Is Not a Losing Issue. Yesterday’s Election Proved It.Voters in Virginia and Kentucky rebuked any idea that most Americans want Roe v. Wade overturned.
  13. reproductive rights
    Missouri Official Admits to Tracking Women’s PeriodsThe state’s health director received a spreadsheet with information about the menstrual cycles of Planned Parenthood patients.
  14. reproductive rights
    The Fate of Missouri’s Last Abortion Clinic Will Be Decided SoonIf the clinic’s license is removed, the state would become the first without a functioning abortion clinic since Roe v. Wade.
  15. politics
    What’s Become of the Extreme Abortion Bans from Last Year?In 2019, seven states tried to ban abortion in the first trimester.
  16. 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.
  17. power
    Planned Parenthood Ousts New President After 8 MonthsDr. Leana Wen says her employment was terminated at a secret meeting.
  18. 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.
  19. injustice
    Alabama Won’t Prosecute a Woman For Miscarrying After Getting ShotProsecutors are dropping manslaughter charges against Marshae Jones after widespread outrage over her indictment.
  20. injustice
    Woman Charged With Manslaughter for Suffering Miscarriage After Getting ShotPolice say that “the only true victim in this was the unborn baby.”
  21. 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.
  22. reproductive rights
    Joe Biden Once Said He Doesn’t Think Abortion Is a RightNot surprising, given his history on the issue.
  23. 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.
  24. reproductive rights
    Joe Biden Suddenly Changes His Mind About Bad Abortion PolicyAfter some intense backlash.
  25. 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.
  26. abortion rights
    Alabama’s Abortion Ban Is Already Being Challenged in Court“We said we would, and we did.”
  27. 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.
  28. how to help
    Here’s How You Can Become an Abortion-Clinic EscortA tangible step you can take to defend reproductive rights.
  29. 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.
  30. abortion rights
    Alabama’s Governor Has a Terrible Record on AbortionAlabama’s extreme abortion ban is in the hands of a politician who’s proven herself anti-abortion.
  31. abortion rights
    Alabama Just Passed the Harshest Abortion Ban in the CountryIn the latest draconian attack on reproductive rights in the South.
  32. reproductive rights
    Trump’s Lies About Abortion Keep Getting More DisturbingThe President has grown fond of falsely claiming that abortion doctors can “execute” babies.
  33. 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.
  34. reproductive rights
    Georgia’s 6-Week Abortion Ban Is Even More Terrifying Than It SeemsGovernor Brian Kemp is expected to sign it into law soon.
  35. 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.
  36. power
    Arkansas and Utah Have Passed 18-Week Abortion BansIf they’re signed into law, they could become the strictest anti-abortion laws in the country.
  37. the cut on tuesdays
    Hear One Woman’s Story of an Abortion at 23 WeeksThis week’s episode of The Cut on Tuesdays podcast.
  38. reproductive rights
    Judge Strikes Down Mississippi’s Awful Abortion Ban, Calls It ‘Pure Gaslighting’He called the 15-week ban “clearly unconstitutional” in a blistering opinion.
  39. reproductive rights
    Planned Parenthood’s New President Has Already Sued President Trump (and Won)Dr. Leana Wen is the first physician to be president of Planned Parenthood in nearly 50 years.
  40. reproductive rights
    It’s Perfectly Legal for Companies to Put Pregnant Women at Risk of MiscarriageThe New York Times spoke to several women who suffered miscarriages while working physically strenuous jobs.
  41. reproductive rights
    Citing ‘Moral Objections,’ a Pharmacist Denied a Woman Medicine for MiscarriageThe woman could have developed sepsis — which is potentially fatal — had she not been able to fill the prescription.
  42. the kavanaugh hearings
    Brett Kavanaugh’s Familiar LogicHis kind of misdirection, the assumption that women are tricked into acting in a way inconvenient to the powerful, is a tactic we’ve seen before.
  43. science of us
    Can This Hormone Really Predict Your Fertility?Lots of new clinics are offering AMH tests — here’s what they do and don’t tell you.
  44. reproductive rights
    Planned Parenthood’s New President Is a Doctor and an ImmigrantWen currently serves as the commissioner of health in Baltimore.
  45. roe v. wade
    Americans Want SCOTUS to Leave Roe v. Wade AloneA new poll from Axios shows that’s true even for rural voters and “Never Hillary” independents.
  46. crime
    Arsonist Who Tried to Burn Down Planned Parenthood Caught on VideoThe FBI is offering a $10,000 reward for any information that could lead to the unidentified suspect’s arrest.
  47. reproductive rights
    ‘A Huge Step Backward’: Argentina’s Senate Rejects Bill to Legalize AbortionThousands of women had marched in support of abortion rights leading up to the vote.
  48. reproductive rights
    Cynthia Nixon Holds Wire Hanger While Telling Story of Mom’s Illegal Abortion“We must never, ever, ever, go back to a time when any woman feels she has to make this kind of a choice.”
  49. reproductive rights
    What Justice Kennedy’s Retirement Means for Abortion RightsRoe v. Wade is at risk.
  50. reproductive rights
    Walgreens Pharmacist Denies Woman Medication for Her MiscarriageShe says she left the pharmacy “in tears, ashamed and feeling humiliated.”
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