North Dakota voters will decide on Election Day whether to add an amendment to the state constitution defining life as beginning at conception. While the debate surrounding so-called personhood amendments often takes the form of competing ideological and political differences, the human impact is often omitted, or wildly distorted.
Staff members at the last remaining legal abortion clinic in the Rio Grande Valley have been repeatedly left without a job in the wake of flip-flopping court decisions.
The only remaining abortion clinic in the greater Cincinnati area, which serves an estimated 2.1 million people, was hit with a citation this month from the Ohio Department of Health for failing to have a written transfer agreement with a local private hospital.
Anti-choice protesters are irate that San Antonio officials won’t let them disgust people with bloody footage on a Jumbotron outside the Alamo. It’s time to ask why anti-choicers keep trying these gross-out techniques when they have no reason to think they’ll ever change people’s minds.
Supporters of the clinic have wanted to fight back for a long time, but were waiting for a window of opportunity to take a stand.
Anti-choice ballot initiatives in Colorado and Tennessee have gained national headlines, but a ballot initiative in North Dakota that would have significant consequences for women’s reproductive rights has gotten far less attention.
Despite its ubiquity in our culture, abortion stigma has garnered relatively little scholarly attention. Now, after two years of effort, there’s a new issue of the academic journal Women and Health that focuses entirely on the subject.
Indiana will next year cut off food stamp benefits to tens of thousands of residents who have not secured jobs or participated in work training programs.
Women are being sent to prison for up to 40 years in El Salvador based on a test that, according to a new report, researchers deemed unreliable more than 100 years ago.
Media critic Anita Sarkeesian speaks at the XOXO Festival about her experience with her two-year struggle with harassment since the development of her video series “Tropes vs. Women in Video Games.”