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Minnesota, Indiana Push “Defund Planned Parenthood” State Initiatives

Since the national plan to defund the health care provider didn’t work, it looks like anti-choice activists will try doing it state by state instead.

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Roundup: Free Condoms by Mail for Philly Teens

Kenya could get condom manufacturing plant, Santorum announces exploratory committee, Indiana won’t require women to hear breast cancer lies before an abortion, and Philadelphia’s teen condom campaign causes controversy.

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Indiana’s Eric Turner Doesn’t Trust Women to Make Choices OR Tell the Truth

Silencing the voices of victims and restricting our access to abortion are both ways of maintaining a status quo in which our bodies are not our own.

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Pregnant Women Need Support, Not Prison

Indiana charged a pregnant woman who attempted suicide with murder and attempted feticide. Here’s why the state has taken the law too far.

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Is Locking Up Pregnant Women the New Cure for State Financial Woes and Mental Health Problems?

Lawmakers in Alabama and Indiana are moving to arrest and incarcerate pregnant women with mental illness and drug addiction, and charge them with harming their fetus.  National Advocates for Pregnant Women is working to defend the basic rights of pregnant women suffering from mental illness, severe depression, or any other health problem to be treated like other human beings experiencing the same problems.

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Woman Who Tried To Commit Suicide Now Charged With Feticide

And Indiana woman who ingested poison in a failed suicide attempt is now being charged for murder because her unborn baby died as a result.

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Morning Roundup: Alaska Ballot Initiative Blocked

Alaska won’t see ballot initiative to make abortion illegal, NC state representative makes asinine comment on HIV/AIDS, ADF sues Vanderbilt nursing program, Planned Parenthood of Indiana responds to Rep. Mike Pence (R-IN)’s plan to deny Title X funding.

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Roundup: Anti-Choice Rejoice While Carhart Plans New Clinics

Dr. Carhart announces an expansion into new states, and the anti-choice call it “victory,” since at least he’s shutting down in Nebraska.

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Roundup: Indiana Judge Blocks Anti-Abortion Ordinance, and Abortions Cause Heat Waves

An Indiana judge rules on Allen County’s new anti-abortion ordinances, and a Russian dairy farmer threatens to fire employees who obtain abortions.

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Repro-Briefs: Graphic Billboards, Defunding Services, and Other State News

Graphic billboards go up in Texas, anti-choice legislators still trying to defund Planned Parenthood, ACOG opposes Amendment 62 in Colorado, and clinics challenge Louisiana law.

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