The Supreme Court Should #EndTheLies

The Supreme Court began hearing oral arguments this month in a case which could determine the future of fake clinics and their ability to spread misinformation to patients nationwide. In response, hundreds of activists gathered in D.C. to demand that so-called Crisis Pregnancy Centers #EndTheLies.

Mississippi’s Governor is Intent on Ending Abortion in the State—But Providers Are Fighting Back

The last clinic standing in Mississippi is fighting for their patients—and women’s lives hang in the balance as the state’s governor pushes for a 15-week abortion ban.

These Anti-Abortion Laws are Bad Medicine—And They’re Hurting Women Across the Country

44 states in the U.S. have passed laws undermining women’s access to abortion by mandating burdensome and medically unnecessary requirements. 19 have passed at least five.

Sorry, Rick Santorum: Single Moms Aren’t to Blame for Gun Violence

Blame for the Parkland shooting that left 17 dead last month has been cast in many directions—and Rick Santorum took to the airwaves to pin the tragedy on single mothers.

Reducing Harm and Expanding Abortion Care for Women in Peru

In a region where in-clinic access to safe abortion is extremely limited, a harm-reduction model of care is helping women safely self-induce—and take back their reproductive freedom.

Fighting Fake Facts About Abortion

Under the guise of protecting women’s health, anti-abortion legislators have enacted over 400 restrictions on abortion since 2011, often justified by claims to make abortion safer—and voters believe them.

Let’s Not Mince Words: The Trump Administration Just Erased Women and Girls Around the World

Last week, the Trump-Pence administration surpassed our historically low expectations when the State Department struck from its annual human rights report the full range of abuses and violations experienced by women and girls around the world.

It’s Official: Abortion is More Regulated Than Any Other Health Care Service

A new study published in the American Journal of Public Health confirmed what many reproductive rights advocates have long known: abortion is more regulated and legislated than any other health care service. 

Legislation in South Carolina Would Give Fertilized Eggs Legal Rights (and Strip Women of Theirs)

The battle over abortion rights in South Carolina continued this week, with legislation moving through the Senate Judiciary Committee that intends to end legal abortion in the state.

Teodora is Going Home

El Salvador’s Supreme Court commuted the sentence of a woman serving 30 years in prison for a stillbirth—declaring that “arguments of a legal nature, of justice and equity, justify her commutation.”

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