Candidates on the 2016 campaign trail spent the week focusing on reproductive health, with Jeb Bush’s super PAC considering an attack on Sen. Marco Rubio’s abortion stance.
A new timeline from RH Reality Check illustrates the history of HB 2, the omnibus anti-abortion bill passed by Texas conservatives in 2013, and the court fight leading to today’s Supreme Court order.
Lindsay Ruhr, a graduate student at the University of Missouri, says she will continue her research on the effect of the state’s 72-hour forced waiting period for abortions, despite a state senator’s pushback.
The bills target what anti-choice groups call “dismemberment abortions,” which are actually dilation and evacuation (D and E) procedures. D and E is a common procedure in which a physician dilates a woman’s cervix and removes the fetus using forceps, clamps, or other instruments.
The State of Alaska is appealing a court ruling that found its definition of “medically necessary” abortion unduly restrictive by limiting Medicaid funding to women with a serious medical condition.
A new program connects patients with trained volunteers who offer private rooms, home-cooked meals, and emotional support for women on the nights surrounding their clinic visit.
The GOP presidential hopeful is lending her support to the latest in a string of unsuccessful California ballot measures to mandate parental notification for minors seeking abortion care.
A women’s health clinic in South Bend, Indiana, was forced to cease abortion care on Friday after allegedly violating two anti-choice laws passed by the GOP-controlled legislature.
Cases in New York and Virginia show the troubling effects of the law putting the interests of the fetus above the interests of the pregnant person.
State investigators focused on the clinics’ handling of fetal tissue and found no evidence of wrongdoing, no different than the results of state investigations around the country.