For every odious anti-choice bill that passes into law, there are about a dozen others that fail, or never see the light of day. Here’s a list of some major bullets dodged so far this year in the state legislatures.
The Birth Battleground (2013), a short documentary by Australian Journeyman Pictures, places a special focus on the battle over abortion in Texas to explore how Republican states in the United States are restricting abortion laws, leading to a wave of protests—as well as a surge in illegal procedures.
It was a bad week for equality and social justice at the Supreme Court.
The state’s House Health and Welfare Committee unanimously approved a bill Wednesday that would prohibit a family from directing physicians to remove mechanical support from a brain-dead pregnant woman.
Two Texas doctors say a hospital caved to anti-choice activist “demands” when it revoked their privileges because they provide legal abortion care.
A clinic in El Paso was forced to stop providing legal abortion care, and found no relief in a federal court on Wednesday when it asked for a restraining order against Texas’ omnibus anti-abortion law.
When West Virginia’s legislature voted to ban abortion after 20 weeks’ gestation in March, West Virginia Democrats overwhelmingly backed the ban, deliberately defying the national party’s support of abortion rights.
A Texas appeals court ruled a state court action, which challenges a 2012 rule blocking Planned Parenthood from participating in the state-run Texas Women’s Health Program, can proceed.
What does “choice” mean in an age of targeted restrictions on abortion providers?
On this episode of Reality Cast, I talk to two activists trying to raise the word that secular anti-choicers aren’t as rational and evidence-based as they pretend to be. Also, I discuss the sexism and hypocrisy in Louisiana Republican Vance McAllister’s kissing scandal and offer more on the impending doom in Texas.