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Legal Wrap: Beatriz and the Dangers of Abortion Bans

One woman in El Salvador illustrates the dangers lurking in domestic bans and restrictions on abortion care.

One woman in El Salvador illustrates the dangers lurking in domestic bans and restrictions on abortion care.

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Supreme Court Won’t Step Into Planned Parenthood Funding Fray—for Now

Attorneys for reproductive health-care providers in Texas filed an emergency petition with the Roberts Court Monday morning as a health-care crisis grips the state.

A decision to let stand a federal appeals court ruling that Indiana can’t defund Planned Parenthood is good news, but it isn’t necessarily a signal from the Roberts court that the issue is over.

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Shooting Outside Indiana Planned Parenthood (UPDATED)

Scene of the attack on the officer being investigated post-shooting.

An Indiana Planned Parenthood has become the scene of a violent incident, when an officer shot a truck driver outside the clinic Monday. However, “[o]fficials said they don’t believe there is any connection to the Planned Parenthood,” according to reports.

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Anti-Abortion Laws Are Crimes Against Women

We know that reproductive rights are human rights, so clearly abortion laws are crimes against women.

We have come a long way toward declaring certain inalienable human rights, but too often issues that disproportionately affect women are left out.

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Pence Signs TRAP Bill Into Law, Planned Parenthood Considers Challenge

A bill written specifically to stop a clinic in Lafayette, Indiana, from offering terminations will now go into effect, leaving Planned Parenthood of Indiana to make some tough choices.

A bill written specifically to stop a clinic in Lafayette, Indiana, from offering terminations will now go into effect, leaving Planned Parenthood of Indiana to make some tough choices.

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Legal Wrap: How Many Legal Challenges to the Birth Control Benefit Will Conservatives File?

The never-ending stream of legal challenges to the birth control benefit shows how focused the extreme right is on making safe, affordable health care an impossibility in this country.

The never-ending stream of legal challenges to the birth control benefit shows how focused the extreme right is on making safe, affordable health care an impossibility in this country.

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Bei Bei Shuai Jury Selection Set for Late August

Bei Bei Shuai

Despite having no evidence that Shuai murdered her child, the prosecution is still making moves to put her on trial.

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New Abortion Restrictions Show Lawmakers’ Complete Contempt for Women

If reproductive issues are a "woman's problem," why are so many men making the rules?

If reproductive issues are a “woman’s problem,” why are so many men making the rules?

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State Policy Trends 2013: Abortion Bans Move to the Forefront

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Unlike in recent years, when the thrust of legislative activity was on regulating abortion, this year legislators seem to be focusing on banning abortion outright.

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Indiana Man Attacks Planned Parenthood With Ax Because of ‘Religious Beliefs’

A 27-year-old Indiana man is being held by police after taking an ax to a Bloomington, Indiana, Planned Parenthood clinic.

After incessant demonizing of Planned Parenthood during public testimony over the state’s TRAP bill, is it any wonder someone decided to attack a reproductive health center?

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