May 22, 2015 - 5:01 pm
More and more anti-choice legislators are fighting against rape exceptions in abortion restrictions out of the supposed concern that women will fake being raped to use them.
May 13, 2015 - 11:39 am
The Affordable Care Act is proving to be a great tool to help women obtain contraception. But there are more obstacles to contraception to be addressed, from religion-based shaming to simple transportation issues.
May 6, 2015 - 12:52 pm
The New York Times op-ed section gave space to Sofia Vergara’s ex so he could demand she turn some frozen embryos over to him. There’s a way to have this debate without allowing toxic people to attempt to control and shame their exes in public.
April 28, 2015 - 3:52 pm
Republicans in Colorado are coming up with a plethora of reasons to object to funding an IUD program that has dramatically reduced teen pregnancy. But their real concern appears to be that the program is too good at preventing unintended pregnancy.
April 22, 2015 - 11:23 am
Even where conservatives have abandoned “abstinence-only” education, they are still pushing the “sex is evil and will kill you” line. It’s time for pro-choicers to open up a broader conversation demanding sex-positive curricula.
April 16, 2015 - 11:20 am
Anti-choicers have mastered the art of minimizing the impact of abortion laws to trick the public into shrugging them off. By using this method, they are poised to restrict second-trimester abortion access in many states without a major fuss.
April 10, 2015 - 9:20 am
A lot of people’s views on abortion could be described as “muddled.” This is a fine way to view abortion when it comes to your own personal choices, but it creates problems when we’re talking about policy.
April 3, 2015 - 11:52 am
It is tempting to laugh at Texas Rep. Stuart Spitzer, whose argument for abstinence-only education for everyone was that waiting until marriage worked for him. But the cold fact of the matter is that anecdote is often more persuasive than data.
March 24, 2015 - 3:10 pm
Legislators in Arizona are proposing a bill that would require doctors to tell abortion patients that the procedure can be “reversed”—the latest in a series of anti-choice efforts to put official government support behind the harassment of women.
March 19, 2015 - 11:50 am
Arkansas state Rep. Justin Harris, who handed his adopted daughters over to a man who raped one of them, still thinks he’s entitled to pass legislation that could force teen girls to bear their rapist’s child.