Viewers might expect Trapped to be a grim, national montage—but it’s not. Instead, it’s something much more powerful: an intimate portrait of a handful of providers in Texas and Alabama who are fighting not only to keep their doors open, but to reduce the stigma against abortion propagated by the religious right.
Local observers and activists have guessed the banners were hung as part of the ongoing opposition to the building of a Planned Parenthood in New Orleans and to also coincide with Mardi Gras season.
A lawsuit filed in federal court Thursday by Planned Parenthood accuses anti-choice activists of operating a criminal enterprise in hopes of ending legal abortion.
A North Carolina law requiring doctors who perform abortions after the 16th week of pregnancy to submit ultrasounds to state officials went into effect January 1.
In the face of yet another clinic attack last month, this one in Colorado Springs, everyone who cares should be asking the same thing: What can we do to stop another act of violence?
Ohio House Democrats introduced a bill this week that would create a 15-foot buffer zone around abortion clinics and allow people to seek civil action against abortion protesters for harassment or intimidation.
Even with federal protections and the state-level policies that mirror them, we don’t have the law enforcement tools to end a culture of anti-choice violence.
A U.S. district judge ruled Wednesday to allow Planned Parenthood to keep its license until the end of the month, giving the clinic more time to find a hospital that will grant its physician admitting privileges.
Authors David S. Cohen and Krysten Connon join reproductive health advocate Jen Boulanger and RHRC Editor in Chief Jodi Jacobson to discuss Living in the Crosshairs: The Untold Stories of Anti-Abortion Terrorism.
Student activists from the University of Missouri and Planned Parenthood supporters are calling on the interim chancellor to reverse the decision to revoke admitting privileges for Planned Parenthood’s Columbia Health Center.