Republicans in Florida are moving forward with multiple bills aimed at restricting abortion access. One of the bills’ advocates gave a racially charged testimony in support of the anti-choice measures.
Pro-choice activists are demanding the resignation of a Colorado Republican who called Planned Parenthood the “real culprit” in last year’s shooting at a Colorado Springs clinic.
House Republicans in Washington state are backing a bill to limit state coverage of abortion to women who can prove their lives are in imminent danger.
Evangelical support for Black Lives Matter activism in Missouri has been virtually nonexistent, so it was exciting to find out that a full-throated challenge to that lack of support was thrown down at the InterVarsity Christian Fellowship’s recent student mission conference in St. Louis last month.
A grand jury in Houston, Texas, declined to indict Planned Parenthood for alleged criminal conduct related to its fetal tissue donation program. Instead, it indicted two anti-choice activists who covertly recorded videos of the organization and its officials.
South Dakota Republicans last week introduced legislation that would ban abortion at 20 weeks post-fertilization with very few exceptions.
A federal district court judge in April 2014 permanently blocked the law, considered to be among the most extreme in the United States.
Ahead of the anniversary of Roe v. Wade this week, Marco Rubio vowed to take action to further limit access to abortion domestically and abroad, Ted Cruz used Martin Luther King Jr. Day to push his opposition to reproductive rights, and Carly Fiorina used preschoolers as props in an anti-choice rally.
Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) reversed course Thursday after facing scrutiny for referring to Planned Parenthood and the Human Rights Campaign as part of the political “establishment.”
Extensive renovations were required on the clinic, which serves about 3,000 patients annually, after arsonists on September 4 lobbed an explosive through a window.