The founders of Reproaction, a new reproductive rights direct action group, talked with RH Reality Check at Netroots Nation about protest, justice, and holding your allies accountable.
The videos released by CMP show quite definitively that Planned Parenthood is not engaged in the illegal sale of fetal tissue. They also show something else, something that CMP likely did not intend—that their own coordinated attack violated a host of laws.
A watchdog group has asked the California attorney general to investigate whether the anti-choice group that posed as a non-existent medical research entity violated California law “by making false or misleading solicitations for charitable donations.”
Operatives from the sham company Center for Medical Progress, set up under questionable circumstances specifically to attack Planned Parenthood, appear to have used alcohol as a means toward getting providers to talk more freely.
Alaska Gov. Bill Walker on Thursday announced that he will accept federal money to expand Medicaid in the state, despite the objections of the Republican-majority legislature that sought to limit health-care access.
The decision released on Thursday is a historic first step in outlawing discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation nationwide.
A group hopes to encourage affirmative consent by creating an app that asks partners to record each other saying “yes” before having sex—but it might just cause more problems than it solves.
The phrases being thrown around by conservative legislators and organizations aren’t medical terms. They’re intentionally deceptive bits of propaganda, and they create an anti-choice political frame for conversations about abortion care that are not rooted in sound science and medicine.
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) said this week that he does not believe abortion is a personal decision, once again shifting away from his previous, more nuanced stance on abortion.
Both federal and state law allows providers to facilitate fetal tissue transplant and donation and even charge for the process, a point anti-abortion advocates would like to ignore. Planned Parenthood broke no laws.