A series of videos that featured heavily edited footage of secretly taped conversations with Planned Parenthood officials has led to outrage from anti-choice activists and politicians who have called for investigations that have shown Planned Parenthood didn’t violate any laws.
Under the Eighth Amendment, people in jails and prisons have a constitutional right to adequate health care. While many stories have examined that right when it comes to pregnancy behind bars, less is known about women’s access to abortion care.
Doing social change work is scary and will make you uncomfortable; it will change you, for better or for worse. But that’s part of what showing up and taking a stand means. And what choice do we have?
Through the first six months of 2015, states enacted 51 new abortion restrictions; this brings the number of restrictions enacted since 2010 to 282.
On this episode of Reality Cast, Guttmacher’s Adam Sonfield explains why we need Obamacare to cover vasectomies and condoms. Host Amanda Marcotte mixes things up with a segment of good news, and for some reason, a lot of conservatives are saying really weird things about abortion lately.
A provision that would force abortion providers to tell patients medication abortions can be reversed will not be enforced while a lawsuit challenging the requirement’s constitutionality proceeds.
The federal lawsuit claims an Arizona requirement that mandates doctors tell patients both orally and in writing that medication abortions can be reversed is unconstitutional.
Employers intentionally misclassified workers to avoid federal labor protections, according to a settlement reached between 16 companies and the Department of Labor.
On this episode of Reality Cast, Slate’s L.V. Anderson explains why we need to build a better condom. Also, host Amanda Marcotte discusses a North Carolina bill that would ban med schools from teaching abortion and other recent anti-abortion regulations.
Arizona will soon require providers to inform patients that it is possible to reverse the effects of a medication abortion. But there is little scientific evidence supporting progesterone-based “abortion reversal.”