Indiana charged a pregnant woman who attempted suicide with murder and attempted feticide. Here’s why the state has taken the law too far.
After nearly 40 years working in the abortion field, I can see that the situation is hopeless. I admit it. Personhood begins at ejaculation!
In addressing obstetric fistula, there is a tendency to emphasize the treatment side. But while fistula treatment is important, fistula prevention actually deals with the causes.
Having a child with someone doesn’t increase your chances of having that person stick around.
What could be controversial about First Lady Michelle Obama’s campaign to improve infant health by promoting breastfeeding? For Rep. Michele Bachmann, everything.
Today, the House of Representatives voted in favor of the Pence Amendment, eliminating funding for Planned Parenthood. Cecile Richards, President of PPFA, puts out a call for action.
The “heart” of Big Love has been in the question of how women survive in patriarchy, zooming in on the three wives struggling with the fundamental inequality of their relationships. But the show has lost its way.
Here at the National Women’s Law Center we are trying to identify instances where this practice may have occurred. What happens when women with pregnancy complications go to the emergency room for treatment? If you or someone you know has experienced a delay or denial of treatment, we want to know. Help us bring this hidden issue out from the shadows: share your story with us.
HR 358, the bill which does anything but protect life, is on its way to a full vote in the House of Representatives where legislators can vote on whether a pregnant woman has more of a right to life than a provider has to his or her religious belief.
Congressmen Henry Waxman and Frank Pallone ask Joe Pitts to withdraw H.R. 358 unless he can cite “constitutional authority,” a requirement imposed by the GOP majority in early January, and supposedly applicable to every piece of legislation in the 112th Congress except, apparently, those that strip women of their rights.