A Texas lawmaker has proposed a bill that would give pregnant Texans and their families the same end-of-life decision-making rights as non-pregnant people, striking a line from a health and safety statute that requires pregnant people be kept on mechanical support against their advance directives.
New Mexico State Senate Democrats on Tuesday blocked Republicans from bringing two anti-choice bills to the floor for a vote, as Republicans attempted to circumvent the committee process.
The Arizona legislature took an unprecedented step Tuesday during a late-night hearing, amending a bill that would block abortion coverage in insurance plans purchased through the Affordable Care Act and inserting a new rule requiring that abortion providers inform patients that the procedure could in fact be reversed—despite no substantiated medical evidence to support that charge.
Senate Republicans slipped anti-choice language into a bipartisan, broadly supported human trafficking bill, outraging Democrats who are blocking further amendments to the bill until that language is taken out.
I strongly feel that safe, legal abortion must be accessible for everyone, including intersex folks like me. But I also want to question why our society is attempting to erase intersex people, either before or after birth.
Dr. Hanson, who died last week at the age of 91, was outspoken and politically involved, unafraid of the prospect that her views might alienate anyone as she fiercely defended abortion rights and supported pro-choice legislators.
An Iowa state lawmaker’s bill to define life as beginning at fertilization failed to meet a legislative deadline Friday, joining so-called personhood bills in at least nine other states introduced without success this year.
A federal court in Pennsylvania was the first to uphold an abortion clinic buffer zone ordinance since the Supreme Court called into question the constitutionality of similar laws last summer.
A new NARAL report shows how central lying is to the operation of CPCs. How are we supposed to believe that anti-choicers mean well when they lie so much and so aggressively?
Dr. Chastine fights back against anti-choice threats and intimidation by providing the best possible care to her patients, who often travel long distances as additional political and economic hurdles are put in their way.