Anti-choice lawmakers in Iowa, after a relatively quiet year in 2014, appear to be preparing for an active 2015 legislative session.
Republicans in Congress last week introduced three new anti-abortion bills in the House and one in the Senate, one of which would force a woman to have a medically unnecessary ultrasound before receiving abortion care.
Pennsylvania lawmakers on Tuesday introduced two bills that would make it harder for state residents to access abortions as well as a number of other reproductive health-care services.
To read news coverage of the anti-insurance bill that Republicans passed instead of a 20-week ban on abortion, you’d think the new bill is no big deal. In reality, though, it’s just as bad in most ways.
In the midst of the Republican-controlled Congress’ introduction—and then revocation—of a 20-week abortion ban, along with its introduction of a handful of other anti-choice bills, it can be easy to forget that the fight for abortion access is largely taking place in state legislatures.
For the anti-choice movement, no sacrifice is too great for women to endure in the service of life.
This week marked the 42nd anniversary of Roe v. Wade. Here’s a roundup of some of the best pieces online on the state of abortions access in this country.
Lawmakers in Virginia this week introduced two anti-choice measures, adding to a long list of abortion-related bills to be considered this legislative session.
I have had two abortions, both when I was married. My decision to terminate for medical reasons was one of the hardest things I have done in my life. It is my personal story, my anguish, my grief. I am tired of politicians using it to try to outlaw others’ abortions.
The story of Purvi Patel’s prosecution, and the others lining up behind her, paint a bleak picture of life under the state’s ultra-conservative Republican reign and give a frightening look of what’s to come as increasingly draconian abortion restrictions force pregnant people to turn to other, sometimes illegal and often dangerous, means.