Rather than feticide, Purvi Patel is now facing charges of felony neglect of a dependent, a charge that carries a longer potential prison sentence.
Traditionally, feticide charges aren’t filed against the person who had been pregnant, though Indiana set a precedent for arresting such a person for feticide in the Bei Bei Shuai case.
One woman in El Salvador illustrates the dangers lurking in domestic bans and restrictions on abortion care.
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.
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.
We have come a long way toward declaring certain inalienable human rights, but too often issues that disproportionately affect women are left out.
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.
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.
Despite having no evidence that Shuai murdered her child, the prosecution is still making moves to put her on trial.
If reproductive issues are a “woman’s problem,” why are so many men making the rules?