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.
Legal contraception for single people has been a fight for over 40 years, and the latest challenges suggest the fight isn’t ending soon.
While many legislatures are moving full steam ahead to pass abortion restrictions, Kentucky is knocking down anti-choice bills.
If we can’t even talk about abortion, we can’t ever hope to change the stigma.
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.
It’s been a decade, and Republicans still won’t quit when it comes to proposing a mandatory ultrasound bill.
Abortions already won’t be covered, but one lawmaker wants to be really, really sure.
Local voters get to watch ads made by people who don’t live in the state for an office they have no intention of trying to win.
As a religious advocate for reproductive care, I was taken aback by U. S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell’s (R-KY) recent comment, “That is not the issue,” when asked about extending health coverage to 30 million American uninsured.
There is a lot of confusion about 20-week abortion bans, and for good reason. Not only do they pick arbitrary dates based on medically-disproven claims of “fetal pain,” at least one is so mixed up it shows that “fetal pain” is not even the basis of the ban.