Wisconsin library will show the anti-choice documentary, U.S. House committee passes bill preventing pre-tax dollars from being spend on abortion, ACLU sues Alabama prisons, and Virginia governor asks for abortion to be excluded from state insurance exchanges.
Indiana charged a pregnant woman who attempted suicide with murder and attempted feticide. Here’s why the state has taken the law too far.
Recently, an extreme bill sailed through the South Dakota legislature, which places unprecedented restrictions on access to abortion care.
President Obama’s statement on the anniversary of Roe v. Wade includes many important sentiments. But, to me, it is most striking for what it fails to say: nowhere does the statement mention the word “abortion.”
Bishop Thomas Olmstead offically revokes St. Joseph’s Hospital of its status as a Catholic hospital because it dared to save the life of a young mother of four – with an emergency abortion.
A woman births her fourth child at home, against the wishes of her doctor, after having had three prior c-sections and being told she’d need to have another; The ACLU urges the superintendent of the California school district where a young teen committed suicide from anti-gay bullying, to do something about it; and reproductive justice advocates in Minnesota fear they are in for a rough haul this upcoming legislative session.
In November 2009, a young mother of four was given a life saving, emergency abortion from doctors at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Phoenix, Arizona. Bishop Thomas Olmstead of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Phoenix called it “immoral” and is now threatening the hospital president in an effort to make sure they never save a pregnant woman’s life again.
Wisconsin anti-choice advocates bullying of an entire city – from medical doctors to hospital administrators to women seeking care – results in a hospital’s decision not to provide abortions; Gay and Lesbian advocacy groups protest a NYC public service announcement on HIV prevention; the ACLU files a lawsuit against the government to gain access to records on rape in the military.
Will the Senate vote tonight on a repeal of Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell? Is the military abortion ban next? It seems we’re on the verge of a potentially historic breakthrough when it comes to government sanctioned discrimination.
Nadya Suleman may have been part of a fertility study without knowing it, same sex couples now have full visiting privileges at hospitals that participate in Medicaid and Medicare, a couple places their potential abortion up to a vote and more…