I am a recovering addict and alcoholic. My journey includes a pregnancy in the midst of my addiction, and unnecessary shame and a lack of compassion at my OB-GYN’s office.
Pregnant volunteers can now continue serving, regardless of whether a pregnancy is deemed “culturally acceptable.”
A report released this week by the American Civil Liberties Union and the MergerWatch Project documents the rise in Catholic-sponsored or -affiliated hospitals and the negative impact of that rise on women’s access to reproductive health care.
The bishops are engaging in a public relations campaign that is more myth than fact. Here are several claims you can expect to hear from the bishops—followed by the truth about what health care under the “Ethical and Religious Directives” means for people who need care at a Catholic hospital.
A lawsuit has been filed on behalf of Beatriz with the Inter-American Human Rights Commission against the government of El Salvador for violations of women’s human rights.
Tamesha Means is suing the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, claiming the bishops’ anti-choice directives are negligently affecting the medical care delivered at Catholic-owned and -sponsored hospitals.
The Roberts Court turns down one reproductive rights case as it considers taking up a host of others.
A decision last week illustrates that the fight for fetal “personhood” rights is happening on many fronts.
With 20-week abortion bans, far more than abortion is at stake. These measures establish legal principles that will be—and, indeed, already have been—used to justify arrests of and forced medical interventions on pregnant women.
What’s the link between big money donors like the Koch brothers and the wave of anti-choice restrictions?