This isn’t how I wanted any of this to go. I didn’t go to my ultrasound hoping for a political statement; I wanted a due date.
A decision Tuesday overturns a lower court ruling that said attorneys for the state were precluded by earlier court rulings from defending two recent parental involvement statutes.
Jurors deliberated for less than five hours before finding Purvi Patel guilty of both feticide and felony neglect of a dependent.
Wisconsin’s GOP lawmakers wrote in a letter that several “red flags” have arisen regarding government reimbursement of family planning services.
Abortion providers and reproductive rights advocates were alarmed, but unsurprised, by the findings of a new report showing that threats of violence against abortion providers have doubled since 2010.
We in the reproductive rights community have cultivated this idea that the only stories we can tell about young people are ones that involve the threat of abuse. This makes it seem as if we tacitly approve of the idea that only people in danger are worthy of our understanding.
Including the Hyde Amendment in the president’s budget isn’t new. But advocates, and even some members of Congress, are working to make it news.
A Virginia Senate committee last week defeated three bills that would have improved access to abortion in the state.
Although feticide laws were originally intended to protect pregnant women from violence, such statutes are now being used to punish them, sending the message that women who do not have healthy pregnancies may be investigated for criminal acts.
Lawmakers in Michigan this month introduced a bill that abortion-access advocates and providers say would unnecessarily increase physicians’ reporting requirements and potentially open the floodgates for harassment of providers in the state.