The Medicaid sterilization consent rules require a minimum 30-day waiting period to get individuals’ written informed consent prior to sterilization—a critical step in helping underserved women to obtain true reproductive justice, which remains an elusive goal.
A new report by People for the American Way examines the “globalization” of homophobia and offers chilling details about its spread.
The ruling means that abortion providers in Arizona will be forced to adhere to outdated protocol when performing medication abortions.
Groups that believe preventing teenage pregnancy is achievable through expensive public service campaigns fail to realize that they would do much better to support teen parents and their families.
Unlike other televised representations of abortion experiences, House of Cards pulls back the curtain on the complex internal processes and external actions taken by many who have had abortions.
South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard signed a bill Wednesday to punish any physician in the state who is found to perform sex-selective abortions, or an abortion that’s chosen based on the gender of the fetus—a practice that reproductive rights advocates say is not a concern in the state.
The decision acknowledged that while there is “substantial” evidence to question the state’s motive in passing an admitting privileges law under the guise of maternal health, a trial is still necessary to determine if the law is constitutional.
Last month, I traveled to Geneva with our allies from the Center for Reproductive Rights to speak before the UN Human Rights Committee on behalf of all of the women in my Texas community who are suffering from a lack of reproductive health care.
Last Friday, Tomblin vetoed the bill, HB 4588, which resembles legislation passed and later blocked by courts in Arizona, Georgia, and Idaho.
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit issued a decision on provisions of Texas’ omnibus anti-abortion law that raises the question: How many bodies will be enough for courts like the Fifth Circuit?