Texas Abortion Providers File Lawsuit to Ensure Safe Access to Abortion Procedures During Coronavirus Pandemic

On Wednesday, a group of Texas abortion providers—represented by the Center for Reproductive Rights, the Lawyering Project and the Planned Parenthood Federation of America—sued Gov. Greg Abbott and other state officials to ensure that patients can continue to access abortion services during the COVID-19 pandemic. The lawsuit is in response to Monday’s declaration from the Attorney […]

Trump is Allowed to Pursue His Domestic Gag Rule, Courts Rule

Late last month, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals brought us one step closer to dismantling our national family planning program: Title X. The proposed regulations also take aim at women’s health by “gagging,” or prohibiting, any provider receiving Title X funds from providing or even referring patients for abortion services. Every judge to rule in favor of unblocking the rule was appointed by a Republican.

As Coronavirus Rages On, So Does Anti-Abortion Harassment and Extremism

In clinics in North Carolina, Wisconsin and Kentucky, anti-choice protesters have continued to show up, refusing to comply with the pressure for people to practice social distancing and shelter-in-place. Protesters are gathering in front of clinic doors, walking up to patients, and even shoving unwanted pamphlets and gift sacks into patients’ hands and through car windows.

What’s the Cure for Coronavirus? Cash.

We are facing an unprecedented health crisis, and will soon be in the midst of a full-fledged economic catastrophe. We must learn from the mistakes of our past and ensure the most vulnerable Americans are able to weather the uncharted waters ahead. There is simply no more direct and effective way to do so than providing immediate cash relief to those who need it most.