On April 16, 2013 RH Reality Check livetweeted during its call to help journalists and bloggers get a full accurate picture of the Kermit Gosnell trial. Here are the highlights.
Gosnell’s clinic is an extreme version of what I call “rogue clinics,” facilities that today prey on women, primarily women of color and often immigrants, in low-income communities.
Around the world — even here in Pennsylvania — women face obstacles to legitimate medical care, including preventive services like contraception, prenatal care and safe abortion care. However, such obstacles — legal and financial barriers, social stigma or language barriers — do not affect all women equally.
Dr. Gosnell’s story reminds me that too many women in this country can’t get the kind of care my colleagues and I offer. I am more dedicated than ever to making safe abortion an option for everyone.
Young filmmaker Assal Ghawami has written and directed a film that brings together themes of “The Yellow Wallpaper” with a story of a contemporary back-alley abortion.
It distresses me that anti-choice politics could threaten my relationship with at-risk middle school students.
A nationally-representative poll found that African Americans overwhelmingly support keeping abortion legal and believe that women in our community should have access to safe abortion care when they need it.
Requiring Medicaid coverage of abortion is a far cry from guaranteeing that people can access an abortion when they need one.
Two recent international cases on the topic of reproductive rights are reviewed as well as a discussion of these rights in an open society.
Yesterday, any doubt about the power of Millennials was laid to rest. Young people voted at record levels, representing 19 percent of the total voting public – the largest percentage ever, including in the 2008 presidential election.