I have never heard anyone ask for some deeper reflection by a politician on the consequences of treating the lives of millions of people and families like so many political poker chips to bargain away at the election table.
Advocates say the law effectively criminalizes an entire population: pregnant people.
The Trust Black Women Partnership, a collective of Black women-led organizations and advocates, released a solidarity statement with Black Lives Matter on Tuesday, reaffirming the shared roots of struggles for Black self-determination and bodily autonomy.
Attorneys challenging the measure argue it unduly burdens abortion rights and serves no legitimate health interest.
The bill drew heavily on copycat legislation, “The Born Alive Infant Protection Act,” authored by Americans United for Life, an anti-choice legislation mill.
A federal judge ruled Friday that nope, David Daleiden was not engaging in “journalism” when he concocted the video smear campaign against Planned Parenthood; plus more legal news.
Republicans facing off in Saturday night’s presidential debate sparred over whose anti-choice stances were the most draconian.
Language in the anti-choice bill doesn’t indicate how an abortion provider is to determine the reason the patient has chosen to receive abortion care.
Viewers might expect Trapped to be a grim, national montage—but it’s not. Instead, it’s something much more powerful: an intimate portrait of a handful of providers in Texas and Alabama who are fighting not only to keep their doors open, but to reduce the stigma against abortion propagated by the religious right.
Arizona Republicans are pushing measures to outlaw fetal tissue donation and ban state employee contributions to abortion providers.