Attorneys for the State of North Dakota defended the state’s 2011 medication abortion ban by arguing North Dakota women have no state constitutional right to an abortion.
Members of the media and many progressives are beside themselves about Pope Francis. But raise the subject of the pope’s continued exclusion of women and the church’s opposition to any form of reproductive freedom, and you’re all but told to shut up and wait.
A new law creates a total ban on private insurance coverage of abortion in the state.
Was it true belief, absolute ignorance, or ruthless political opportunism that caused Texas legislators to decimate the state’s family planning safety net and, as the numbers now show, wrest reproductive autonomy out of the hands of tens of thousands of Texans?
Americans United for Life has offered model legislation designed to “expand enforcement” of existing abortion restrictions.
As much of the world took a collective pause to express appreciation for the man who came to personify the struggle for human rights and racial justice in South Africa, the right-wing base that now fuels the Republican Party erupted in consternation and condemnation.
Anti-choice attacks on women’s access to insurance coverage for contraception and abortion are, in part, about building a legal case for controlling the private finances of women. The arguments being used could in the future apply even to your bank account.
The bishops are engaging in a public relations campaign that is more myth than fact. Here are several claims you can expect to hear from the bishops—followed by the truth about what health care under the “Ethical and Religious Directives” means for people who need care at a Catholic hospital.
The Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals heard arguments Tuesday on the constitutionality of a Wisconsin law that requires abortion providers to have admitting privileges at a nearby hospital.
Tamesha Means is suing the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, claiming the bishops’ anti-choice directives are negligently affecting the medical care delivered at Catholic-owned and -sponsored hospitals.