The New Hampshire legislature this month defeated a bill that could have stripped state funding for women’s health centers throughout the state.
Public hospitals in Washington are required to provide “substantially equivalent” abortion and maternity care services. A new lawsuit by the American Civil Liberties Union says some hospitals in the state are not complying.
Such legislation, which started gaining popularity among anti-choice advocates a decade ago, is based on the unfounded claim that fetuses regularly survive botched abortions and are then killed by health-care providers.
As state lawmakers prepare to take access to cancer screenings and services away from the poorest Texans, a few choice words keep coming to mind—words like “mean,” “spiteful,” and just plain “indecent.”
A South Dakota bill that would have banned a medical procedure that is commonly used for abortion care, but which is not offered at the state’s one abortion clinic, was gutted Thursday in the state house.
If our lawmakers can’t love us, I’m of the mind that we should love each other.
A Republican Michigan lawmaker this month introduced a series of anti-choice bills, among them a restriction on later abortions and a proposal to publicly fund anti-choice organizations.
Conversations about the need for more comprehensive maternity leave policies seem to rarely include solutions to the issues facing pregnant and parenting students, despite the fact that they are less likely to finish high school than their peers and are more likely to stay in poverty as they struggle to support their family.
A judge ordered the Travis County Clerk to issue a marriage license to Sarah Goodfriend and Suzanne Bryant, an Austin couple who have been together for nearly 31 years and who married outside the county clerk’s office Thursday in the presence of friends and family.
If Mississippi gets its way, the right to an abortion will be meaningless in the face of unrestricted state power to regulate reproduction.