When leaders in the pro-choice movement start to speculate about restricting abortion rights to appease the anti-choice movement, they have lost sight of what the pro-choice movement is about: respecting women as moral decision makers.
Dr. Baird Bardarson of Seattle and Whidbey Island, Washington, was a true champion, pioneer, humanitarian, and heroic abortion provider. His loss cuts very deeply for our community of abortion providers.
In Roswell, New Mexico, a group of high schoolers is demanding that the Roswell Independent School District [RISD] permit them to distribute anti-choice messages to their teachers and peers.
Today, Jill Stanek stood up for life, for justice and for civil disagreement in our political discourse by calling on Flip Benham of Operation Save America to discard those “Wanted” posters he has been circulating of doctors who provide abortion care.
Arizona is taking advantage of a shortage of qualified doctors to provide roadblocks that could drastically delay a woman’s chance for a safe, legal abortion.
We who are pro-choice have got to change the rhetoric that surrounds issues of reproductive justice and legitimizes the intimidation, harassment, and even murder of providers. If we can do that we can help civilize the atmosphere of the country as a whole.
Not happy enough with just a regular ultrasound law, Michigan senate has now even placed restrictions on the type of machine that can be used.
Back in April, I promised myself if I got pregnant I would go clinic escorting once I was huge and obviously pregnant. Now, almost six months later, I felt like it was time to follow through on my promise.
Ten years ago tomorrow (September 28th, 2010) the United States Food and Drug Administration approved the use of mifepristone along with misoprostol for early term abortions. Data from the Centers for Disease Control show that while the incidence of abortion has remained steady, the share of those performed very early in pregnancy has increased.
A U.S. District Court has issued a final ruling declaring Nebraska’s recently enacted and misleadingly named “Women’s Health Protection Act” unconstitutional.