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Linking Abortion to Crime Reduction in Rio

Legalizing abortion might decrease crime, Sergio Cabral, the governor of Rio de Janiero, stated last week. His claim rests on a contested link between the reasons a woman seeks an abortion and the factors that facilitate criminal behavior.

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Vote, Run, Win

When women run for office, they win at the same rate as men. So projects like She Should Run focus on getting more women nominated and running.

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SCHIP: Just the Beginning

Last week, President Bush vetoed a proposal that would extend the State Children's Health Insurance Program, demonstrating the administration's cavalier attitude toward the many families who earn above poverty levels but are still unable to cover their children.

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Woman vs. Fetus Myth

It’s time to set the record straight about some of the myths spread by conservative activists who masquerade their contempt for women as concern for fetal rights.

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Just A Hoax? It Resonates for a Reason

The website Marry Our Daughter may have been a hoax, but it resonated strongly enough to reveal entrenched cultural attitudes about women and girls.

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Unanimous Responsible Jurisprudence

The New Jersey State Supreme Court rules unanimously against a plaintiff’s claim that her physician ought to have told her that her abortion would end a human life.

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Mind the Gap: Racial Health Disparities Persist

Recent studies from Maryland, North Carolina, and Alabama shed light on racial infant and maternal health disparities.

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Making Sense of Larry Craig

We should not let our disgust for the hypocrisy or lawbreaking be interpreted as disgust for the sexual expression.

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Amnesty Affirms Limited Pro-Choice Commitment

Amnesty International recognizes that women’s rights are human rights despite intense pressure from those who deny women their right to make private health decisions.

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Building Solidarity with Victims of Anti-Trans Violence

The reproductive justice movement needs to pay attention to the recent attacks on immigrant transgender women of color.

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