Last week, RH Reality Check met with six of the 17 Salvadoran women imprisoned for what amount to pregnancy complications. The women discussed the challenges they face, including harassment from other inmates and overcrowded conditions.
A Republican state representative in Florida last week introduced a bill requiring women in the state to meet with their physician at least 24 hours before getting an abortion.
Republicans in Washington, a state known for its pro-choice politics and widespread access to reproductive health care, have introduced two bills that would strike at that access, including a “personhood” bill that would give full legal rights to the “preborn” at “the moment of fertilization.”
Idaho legislators have introduced a bill that would effectively ban the use of telemedicine to provide medication abortions to women who have limited access to reproductive health care.
From Catholic hospitals to juries in Indiana, more and more pregnant people are finding themselves pitted against their pregnancies.
Sometimes I think about what the words “unruly” and “mob” mean, and then I think about what right-wing Republicans think they mean, and then I think myself right down to the bottom of a bottle of Shiner or ten.
A Virginia house subcommittee on Friday defeated HB 2321, which would have banned abortion after 20 weeks post-fertilization.
HB 1130, introduced at the end of January by state Rep. Nancy Rasmussen (R-Hurley), would prohibit patients from making a payment for their abortion any time prior to the day of the procedure.
First, anti-choice advocates said Texas abortion clinics were too small. Now, I guess, they’re too big.
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.