Let’s be clear – it’s the circumstances around abortion that vary, not the validity of our decisions, nor our need for access to be safe and legal.
Women on Waves is now providing safe abortions off the coast of Ecuador, focusing attention on the reproductive justice activists fighting against a society that has strictly criminalized abortion.
Congressional Republicans took the floor last week to call for the federal defunding of Planned Parenthood because the network of reproductive health care clinics offer abortion services.
Thirty years ago, abortion was seen as a positive advancement — medically, socially, and religiously. Now few want to claim it as a good.
A non-surgical abortion provider in Green, Ohio, is being evicted because of disturbances created by anti-choice protesters outside the clinic.
Anti-choicers insist that abortion providers like Planned Parenthood get into the business because it’s profitable. Never mind that Planned Parenthood does more to reduce the abortion rate by providing education and contraception than anything anti-choicers do.
If Obama knew my story, or the story of any woman who has sought a late term abortion, he wouldn’t make such careless comments on the legality of exceptions to abortion bans.
The Eighth Circuit has lifted a preliminary injunction against a South Dakota law that requires doctors to inform patients seeking abortion care that that abortion would “terminate the life of a whole, separate, unique, living human being.”
Massachusetts’s recent health care reform has plenty in common with Sen. Barack Obama’s proposed health care plan. Can we predict what will happen to public funding for abortion nationwide based on what’s happening now in Massachusetts?
Medical students in Canada are not receiving the training that they need to become abortion providers. Many medical schools do not include the subject in their curriculum, so students wishing to learn the procedure must take it upon themselves to become trained providers.