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.
The executive directors of the National Network of Abortion Funds and the Abortion Care Network discuss the challenges and opportunities they have faced so far as leaders of abortion access organizations in the context of one of the most hostile cultural and political climates since the landmark Roe v. Wade decision in 1973.
Advocates said during a media call Tuesday that they started seeing signs of women taking matters into their own hands almost immediately after Texas Republicans pushed through HB 2.
More than 40 “friend of the court” briefs filed with the Roberts Court Monday push Justice Kennedy to extend the same concept of dignity to women that his opinions have shown to LGBTQ people.
New rules issued by the Texas Supreme Court are designed to make it impossible for minors to access an abortion, advocates claim.
The siege at a Colorado Springs, Colorado Planned Parenthood was not a random act of violence. As this timeline from RH Reality Check shows, it was the outcome of a summer of escalating anti-choice rhetoric.
The repeal passed 52-47 as part of budget reconciliation package, which required only 51 votes for approval. President Obama is expected to veto the package.
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.
Since Kasich, a 2016 presidential candidate, took office in 2011, he has quietly led his state to an almost unprecedented number of abortion clinic closures.
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.