So far this year, lawmakers in at least five states have introduced legislation to prohibit the practice of shackling pregnant inmates.
The federal poverty guidelines, which dictate eligibility of most public benefits, including food stamps, is flawed in that it does not account for variances in cost of living.
We must do more than ensure the right to reproductive health care is legal. We must ensure it’s available and accessible in every way.
The Roberts Court may be skeptical of buffer zones around abortion clinics, but the rest of the country doesn’t seem to be.
The 2-1 ruling requires crisis pregnancy centers to disclose whether they have licensed medical providers at their facilities.
At a time when the GOP is seeking ways to soften its image to appeal to women voters, while its members are callously trying to cut women’s access to programs vital to their survival, de Blasio has an opportunity to make the city more fair and just for New York City mothers and to undo much of the damage done by his predecessor.
Researchers and the general public may be unable to agree on teen pregnancy shows’ contributions to society, but what we all can agree on is that these MTV shows present tired tropes about teen moms that are harmful for young girls.
The bill would officially repeal pre-Roe v. Wade statutes that criminalize abortion.
At issue is a divide between the nations about how domestic workers ought to be treated.
2013 not only saw a number of pro-choice successes but also countless hard-working activists and allies who, against tremendous odds, put in time and energy to advance reproductive rights and health and ensure the safety of women and girls of all backgrounds.