While Pope Francis’ comments last week on abortion, contraception, and homosexuality are an important (and long overdue) first step for the Vatican, it’s hardly time for advocates of gender, reproductive, and sexual justice to rest on their laurels.
The long-term effects of a recent decision from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, especially as it relates to the current clinic closure crisis in Texas, doesn’t look good.
There are only four public, clinic-based providers of third-trimester abortions remaining in the United States. After Tiller, a documentary that opens September 20, spends time with all of them, and you should go see it as soon as you can.
Republicans double-down on threats to filibuster President Obama’s judicial nominees. Will Senate Democrats fight back?
The billionaire Koch brothers like to pretend they have no interest in opposing abortion, contraception, or LGBTQ rights. So why did their secret organization give millions to a lobbying group that does?
The decision sets a dangerous precedent for states seeking to evade judicial review of laws that violate federal constitutional rights and a new front in the right’s drive to bankrupt reproductive health-care providers.
Sam Brownback made a commitment in 2011: to serve the state of Kansas as its governor. It was a commitment to all who live in the state, rich and poor alike. But many of Brownback’s promises to the state’s poor residents have been broken.
Three hundred or so rapt but sweating abortion rights opponents gathered beneath a revival-style tent in Central Texas on Saturday to celebrate the closure of a small-town abortion clinic, the only one in its rural county.
After Mexico City liberalized its abortion law, a fierce backlash followed. Is its striking resemblance to the U.S. “pro-life” movement a coincidence?
Despite warnings from the state attorney general’s office that the proposal is illegal, communications regulators with ties to Care Net want to divert regulatory fines to the national crisis pregnancy center chain.