This morning, a full Fourth Circuit Court reconsidered a Virginia ban on certain late-term abortion procedures.
Those of us waiting to hear the presidential candidates clarify their stances on abortion, women’s health, equal pay and Supreme Court nominees had a lot to pay attention to tonight.
As New York Times Supreme Court reporter Linda Greenhouse retires, looking back on some reproductive rights cases she covered reveals an alarming trajectory.
We have an opportunity to re-focus the reproductive rights and health public and media discourse this campaign season – let’s take it.
The Department of Health and Human Services Monday released a proposal that allows any federal grant recipient to obstruct a woman’s access to contraception. In order to do this, the Department is attempting to redefine many forms of contraception as abortion.
Roe v. Wade gave us a federal statute to ensure abortion access after viability when a threat to the health of the pregnant woman was at stake. The federal abortion ban took it away.
Late Tuesday night, Michigan’s Democratic-led House passed Senate Bill 776, a federal abortion ban copy intended as a litmus test for members of Congress in an election year.
This Wednesday afternoon Roundup includes: C-sections are causing preterm birth, outlandish anti-choice legislation titles, midwifery successes and connecting the anti-choice dots.
The Michigan House is poised to consider a symbolic bill that would mirror the federal ban on so-called partial birth abortion. Local Planned Parenthood staff say Michigan Right to Life is using the bill as an election-year loyalty test.
A year ago today, on April 18, 2007, the Supreme Court upheld a federal ban on a specific abortion procedure. The law deliberately omitted an exception allowing doctors to act if a woman’s health is in danger. Now, copycat legislation is being introduced in states across the country.