Many parents choose not to vaccinate their children based on a widely discredited myth that vaccines can cause autism. These parents might claim, “my child, my choice,” despite the recent reemergence of diseases that were previously eradicated by vaccines. On Mic‘s original series Flip the Script, host Liz Plank demonstrates how this way of thinking endangers others. What if parents said the same of texting and driving?
A U.S. district judge ruled Wednesday to allow Planned Parenthood to keep its license until the end of the month, giving the clinic more time to find a hospital that will grant its physician admitting privileges.
A lawsuit filed in U.S. District Court challenges Republican-imposed restrictions on prescribing abortion-inducing pills via telemedicine.
Crisis pregnancy centers moving into facilities formerly occupied by abortion care providers potentially leaves a pregnant person without the medically accurate information they need to have a healthy baby, advocates say.
Planned Parenthood’s Columbia Health Center in Missouri halted its abortion services last week, as the clinic is set to lose hospital admitting privileges on December 1.
After a violent attack at a Planned Parenthood facility in Colorado Springs, Dr. Diane Horvath-Cosper, who previously spoke with Melissa Harris-Perry about the threats she faces as an abortion provider, returned to the show to say she will continue providing women safe and legal access to abortion. Harris-Perry speaks with other show guests about what can be done to ensure safety in the wake of such attacks.
Student activists from the University of Missouri and Planned Parenthood supporters are calling on the interim chancellor to reverse the decision to revoke admitting privileges for Planned Parenthood’s Columbia Health Center.
The Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals rejected the Walker administration’s efforts to reinstate an unconstitutional restriction to abortion access.
Gov. Mary Fallin wrote a letter last week to the Oklahoma Health Care Authority calling for the defunding of Planned Parenthood, citing high rates of billing errors.
Republican lawmakers announced the proposed anti-choice measures at the state capitol, flanked by opponents of abortion rights in a press conference organized by the Utah Pro-Life Coalition.