The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled Thursday that Texas can force abortion providers to obtain hospital admitting privileges, and require medication abortion to be dispensed according to less effective 14-year-old protocols.
Texas state Sen. Jane Nelson took to the editorial page of the Austin American-Statesman this week to tout “advances” in women’s health care under Republican leadership. But Nelson fudged the facts on her, and her party’s, anti-woman voting record.
On Your Call, an NPR show on San Francisco’s KALW, RH Reality Check Editor in Chief Jodi Jacobson joined a conversation about the most recent round of abortion clinic closures around the country.
A decision from Arkansas reinforces fetal viability as a constitutional bright line for abortion restrictions, even as more early abortion bans pass in the states.
On this episode of Reality Cast, Jessica Arons of the Reproductive Health Technologies Project discusses generic emergency contraception access. In another segment, I discuss how CPAC was, yet again, a wonder of misogyny and sex-phobia, and the pressure intensifies on the state level to end legal access to abortion.
The latest wave of clinic closures in Texas illustrates how absurd judging abortion restrictions under the “undue burden” test has become.
On this episode of Reality Cast, I interview journalist Brian Beutler about the conservative waiver mania. In another segment, I discuss how things are getting really bad for women in the Rio Grande Valley, while the absurd and routine conservative attacks on women continue.
Senior political reporter Andrea Grimes traveled to McAllen’s Whole Woman’s clinic, one of the last abortion clinics in the Rio Grande Valley, for a candlelight vigil marking the closure of a building where Texans have gone for safe, legal abortion care since Roe v. Wade.
Two clinics in underserved areas of Texas—one an abortion provider—closed their doors this week, as the effects of the omnibus anti-abortion access bill passed last summer with the support of conservative lawmakers continue to unfold across the state.