Republican lawmakers announced the proposed anti-choice measures at the state capitol, flanked by opponents of abortion rights in a press conference organized by the Utah Pro-Life Coalition.
A petition filed by attorneys for the State of North Dakota tells the U.S. Supreme Court that after more than 40 years, it is time to give back to the states the power to criminalize abortion.
Researchers compared incarceration rates for women in each U.S. state with the equivalent rates for women around the world, and ranked women’s incarceration globally, treating each U.S. state as if it were an independent country. The results are striking.
The Patients Reproductive Health Act would support Wisconsin women and physicians in accessing and providing a full spectrum of reproductive health services.
“Women of color absolutely experience a kind of double penalty, in terms of both race and gender, when it comes to wage inequality,” Alyssa Davis, co-author of a new report from the Economic Policy Institute, told RH Reality Check.
A coalition of organizations on Wednesday launched what the Transgender Law Center is calling a “new immigrant leadership initiative” that seeks to build leadership and capacity within transgender immigrant communities.
A first-of-its-kind report calls on the Democratic-held state legislature and health officials to roll out sweeping reforms to bridge a health coverage gap that has left 383,000 residents uninsured.
The findings of this study suggest that the incidence of self-induced abortion may be proportionally higher in Texas than among women in the rest of the country.
More than two dozen events are being held across 17 different states this week in protest against, according to a press release from the organization Grassroots Leadership, “the unjust enforcement and deportations that have continued in the year since the President’s immigration announcement.”
Louisiana’s highly anticipated gubernatorial runoff election is making waves as a Democrat in the Deep South threatens Republicans’ hold on the governor’s seat. But whatever his politics, should he win, Rep. Edwards would still be no friend to reproductive health in the state.