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Author Margaret Atwood Talks Pop Culture and Reproductive Rights

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.

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Court Orders Utah to Reinstate Planned Parenthood Funding

The ruling is the latest effort by federal courts to protect the reproductive health-care provider from Republican political attacks.

The ruling is the latest effort by federal courts to protect the reproductive health-care provider from Republican political attacks.

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Attacks on Abortion Rights Continued in 2015, Ensnaring Family Planning Funding and Fetal Tissue Research

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.

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.

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Mothers of Tamir Rice and Jordan Davis on Gun Violence and Justice

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.

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Poll: Support for Abortion Highest in Two Years

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 abortion polling comes amid a wave of anti-choice rhetoric that many reproductive rights advocates believe has caused an uptick in abortion clinic violence.

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Source: University Didn’t End Abortion Clinic Partnership Because of Anti-Choice Pressure

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.

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.

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Ohio GOP Lawmakers: Force Women to Make Arrangements for Fetal Remains

The requirement to bury or cremate aborted fetuses isn’t new, but it's gaining steam. Indiana and Arkansas lawmakers passed similar bills this year and Wisconsin is considering it.

The requirement to bury or cremate aborted fetuses isn’t new, but it’s gaining momentum. Indiana and Arkansas lawmakers passed similar bills this year and Wisconsin is considering it.

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Our Greatest Fear Has Come to Pass: Coat-Hanger Abortions in Tennessee

While we don’t know what would have brought Anna Yocca to self-induce, we can surmise what would bring a person to do so given what we know about the state of reproductive health care in Tennessee and the roles other factors, such as job security and health care, might play.

While we don’t know what would have brought Anna Yocca to self-induce, we can surmise what would bring a person to do so given what we know about the state of reproductive health care in Tennessee and the roles other factors, such as job security and health care, might play.

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The Helms and Hyde Amendments: More Than 40 Years of Human Rights Violations

It’s time for U.S. advocates who condemn other governments that force women and girls to carry pregnancies to term to look at our own sexual and reproductive health policies, starting with the Helms Amendment, a funding restriction that turned 42 on Thursday.

It’s time for U.S. advocates who condemn other governments that force women and girls to carry pregnancies to term to look at our own sexual and reproductive health policies, starting with the Helms Amendment, a funding restriction that turned 42 on Thursday.

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Salvadoran Women on Being Imprisoned for Pregnancy Complications

Many Salvadoran women who suffer miscarriages are faced with jail time of up to 50 years due to El Salvador’s strict anti-abortion laws. In this video from the Guardian, women who have lived behind bars for their miscarriagesand women still in prisonshare the hardships they have faced and what they think must change in the country.

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