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States Enact Record Number of Abortion Restrictions in First Half of 2011

In the first six months of 2011, states enacted 162 new provisions related to reproductive health and rights.

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What Happens to Washington State Women if Title X Falls?

If the GOP push to eliminate Title X is successful, along with their attempts to defund Planned Parenthood, low income Americans in need of family planning services in states like Washington State will have nowhere to go.

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Roundup: Block Those Racist, Sexist Women Seeking Abortions

The new reason to “ban” abortion: because the potential abortion seeker (aka, the woman who is pregnant) is a racist? I’m not sure how else to read new proposed laws in Georgia and Oklahoma that seek to ban “reasons” for abortion.

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Happy National Day of Appreciation for Abortion Providers!

Today is National Day of Appreciation for Abortion-providers! Here are just a few reasons to recognize and a couple ways to do so!

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Turning the Clock Back on Title X

The conservative groups angling to cut funding to Title X family planning clinics want to return the country to a time before women could control their reproductive lives.

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Domestic Gag Rule? Déjà Vu All Over Again

Last week, nearly 80 conservative groups led by the Family Research Council asked President Bush to strip family planning clinics of their eligibility for Title X funds if they refer patients for abortions or share facilities with abortion providers — which would bring the global gag rule home.

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