reproductive rights


A Woman Died From a Botched Abortion After Other Providers Couldn’t Help Her

Even in liberal states like New York, restrictions on abortion can have unintended consequences.
Sarika Chawla
reproductive rights

Latina Women Faced Racial Biases from Forced Sterilization Programs

Latina women’s reproduction continues to be portrayed as a threat.
Nicole L. Novak
Natalie Lira
reproductive rights

Mississippi Governor Signs Country's Earliest Abortion Ban Into Law

There are no exceptions in HB 1510​ ​for rape or incest, and the state was immediately sued for defying Supreme Court precedent.
Susan Rinkunas
the anti-science presidency

An Abstinence-Only Advocate Has the Final Say on Who Gets Family Planning Grants

A single person controls the nation's Title X family planning budget for the first time since the 80s​.
Susan Rinkunas

Trump's New Health Office Is Protecting Doctors' Right to Deny Care

The Office for Civil Rights is setting the stage for an unprecedented expansion in providers' ability to deny procedures like abortion, sterilization, and physician-assisted death.
Emmarie Huetteman, Kaiser Health News

Our New Health Secretary Endorsed the Idea That Fetuses Are People

Alex Azar stands to pose a real problem for reproductive rights.
Susan Rinkunas
birth control

These States Guarantee Free Birth Control No Matter What Trump Does

Regardless of what happens to Obamacare, they have us covered.
Michelle Malia
how bout no

The New Birth Control Rule Is All Kinds of Illegal

"Everyone has the right to practice their religion but they don’t have the right to practice it on someone else.​"
Susan Rinkunas
reproductive rights

If India Is Making Progress in Reproductive Rights, Why Can’t the US?

The international battles for sex education, contraception, and abortion.
Sophie Cousins

Politicians Are Lying About Planned Parenthood to Pass ‘Skinny Repeal’ Bill

The latest effort to repeal the Affordable Care Act wrongfully attacks Planned Parenthood.
Dawn Laguens

Poland Reverts Back to Making Women See a Doctor for Plan B

And some of these doctors will dodge writing prescriptions, citing the so-called ‘conscience clause.'
Richard Greenhill

New York Is Forcing Women to Carry Doomed Pregnancies

Thanks to the state's outdated abortion laws.
Susan Rinkunas