A federal judge ruled the Idaho “fetal pain” ban unconstitutional. So why are the anti-choice activists celebrating? It’s a combination of optimism and a misunderstanding of how the judicial process works.
A federal court strikes a bunch of abortion restrictions in Idaho, while another for-profit company tries and fight the birth control benefit.
A sweeping decision hands reproductive rights activists one of their strongest victories yet.
If you are going to choose whether or not to carry a pregnancy to term, why not getting paid for sex?
Reproductive health and rights were once again the subject of extensive debate in state capitols in 2012. Over the course of the year, 42 states and the District of Columbia enacted 122 provisions related to reproductive health and rights. One-third of these new provisions, 43 in 19 states, sought to restrict access to abortion services.
Why can’t you horny couples take a week off from sex, for pete’s sake?
A federal court decides there is no precedent for charging a woman with a criminal abortion. At least, not yet.
The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals finds a limit to what states can pass in the name of restricting abortion access: criminal prosecutions of terminated pregnancies.
Women were once seen as “second victims” of abortion. Now, as women face murder trials for unintended pregnancy losses, they’re potential fodder for a prison system that is steadily becoming one of the biggest businesses in the country.
In the first half of 2012, states enacted 95 new provisions related to reproductive health and rights. As was the case in 2011, issues related to abortion, family planning funding and sex education once again were significant flashpoints in many legislatures .