Abortion is overwhelmingly safe, but somehow conservatives’ lies about its danger have become “fact” in laws and courts. In this, anti-choicers are borrowing a page from creationists and climate change denialists.
Researchers warned in the newly released study that the shuttering of abortion providers as a result of more stringent laws could put those who need abortion care in danger.
On Thursday, November 20, the first ever live-streamed abortion speak-out will feature a diverse group of 100 women who will discuss their personal experiences with abortion and abortion care.
The premise of the Taco or Beer Challenge was simple: Eat a taco and/or drink a beer, and donate to an abortion fund. And the fundraising numbers were, in some cases, surprising and staggering.
The impact of targeted regulations on abortion providers extends beyond financial—it can also make it challenging to sustain a vision of quality “woman-centered” care.
Morris Turner grew up hearing whispered stories of the women who had died from childbirth and unsafe abortion in his rural Georgia town. At the age of 10, he vowed to become a doctor to prevent such suffering.
In order to guide our activist priorities, we must envision what our long-term goal of a world without abortion stigma would ultimately look like.
Making abortion more difficult to access does not wave a magic wand that converts women with unwanted pregnancies into beaming mothers-to-be.
Are you up for taking the Taco or Beer Challenge?
Planned Parenthood of the Heartland announced that it will ask the Iowa Supreme Court to review a decision by a lower court allowing the Iowa Board of Health to ban the use of telemedicine for abortion services.