Any law that allows abortion only in certain cases also helps create two classes of women: those who “deserve” abortions, and those who do not. This is a complete fallacy; all women deserve access to safe abortion care, along with the entire range of reproductive health care.
This week, the right tried to drum up support for personhood and fetal rights via criminal prosecutions.
Reproductive rights activists filed a lawsuit Wednesday to try and keep the state’s only abortion clinic open.
We have come a long way toward declaring certain inalienable human rights, but too often issues that disproportionately affect women are left out.
Reproductive rights advocates scored a couple of victories last week while the Supreme Court considers the impact of allowing patents on human genetic material.
A look at the past shows that whatever avenue is taken, the fight for abortion rights in North Dakota will be long and expensive.
After a three-day trial a federal judge declares North Dakota’s law banning medication abortion based on women’s safety based on a “contrived” concern.
A federal court finds that the state of Mississippi can’t enforce the provision of its TRAP law that mandates all doctors performing abortions have hospital admitting privileges.
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.
Arkansas, North Dakota and Kansas pass strict anti-abortion laws, and Tennessee State Senator Stacey Campfield floats a radical welfare plan.