Americans United for Life, a national anti-choice organization, is stepping up its legislative activities in the state, along with other groups looking to end legal abortion.
President Obama is expected to veto the legislation, but the move nonetheless details the priorities of the House as it enters the new year and marks the first time such a measure has reached his desk.
In this “leaked training video,” host Franchesca Ramsey of MTV’s Decoded prepares “social justice warriors” for the war on white privilege, anti-choice activism, and discrimination. Ramsey tweeted, “Since people love to throw ‘SJW’ around as an insult … we decided to have a little fun with it.”
Indiana has a 20-week abortion ban, but this proposed bill would ban abortion after a fetal heartbeat is detected, usually at six weeks’ gestation.
Award-winning author Margaret Atwood speaks with Broadly about her history as a prominent writer, as well as the state of human and reproductive rights in the United States.
The ruling is the latest effort by federal courts to protect the reproductive health-care provider from Republican political attacks.
The year will be remembered not only because 17 states enacted a total of 57 new abortion restrictions, but also because the politics of abortion ensnared family planning programs, providers, and life-saving fetal tissue research.
Samaria Rice and Lucia McBath talk to Melissa Harris-Perry about advocating for their sons who were killed by police officers, as well as about seeking justice to prevent any further deaths from gun violence.
The abortion polling comes amid a wave of anti-choice rhetoric that many reproductive rights advocates believe has caused an uptick in abortion clinic violence.
The University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center ending its decade-long relationship with Albuquerque’s Southwestern Women’s Options prompted speculation that the university had caved to anti-choice protesters.