The June Medical Services v. Russo Supreme Court decision has feminists feeling “equal parts relieved and hopeful about the important win, and enraged and fearful about how temporary and incomplete it is.”
The Trump administration has not only failed to respond to the resurgent threat of COVID-19, but has instead spent the past few months trying to eliminate the law that has been a vital lifeline to millions of Americans’ ability to access health care.
It’s no wonder Speaker Nancy Pelosi recently described this response as “an act of unfathomable cruelty.”
The War on Women is in full force under the Trump administration. We refuse to go back, and we refuse to let the administration quietly dismantle the progress we’ve made. We are watching.
This week, we update you on the pandemic, track the politicization of mask wearing and provide a reproductive rights rundown.
A woman’s right to choose is under siege—which is why it is important to critically examine how the media covers it. A new report from NARAL Pro-Choice America and Global Strategy Group (GSG) found most abortion coverage in mainstream media to be “deeply, and problematically, politicized.”
On Friday, June 26, members of the board of Planned Parenthood Federation of America (PPFA) voted to appoint interim leader Alexis McGill Johnson as the permanent president and CEO of the organization, as well as the organization’s advocacy arm, the Planned Parenthood Action Fund.
Identifying as Asian/Pacific Islander in the United States means facing xenophobia and racism. COVID-19 has not only re-surfaced this discrimination, but has also highlighted other inequities within Asian American communities.
In her new book, Dr. Diana Greene Foster provides definitive evidence that abortion access strongly enhances women’s health and well-being, whereas denying abortion results in physical and economic harm.
“‘The Turnaway Study’ brings powerful evidence about the ability of women to foresee consequences and make decisions that are best for their lives and families.”
After yesterday’s fractured opinion, legislatures will continue passing ever-more restrictive laws, and states will press hard to get them back in front of this unsettled Supreme Court.
June Medical Services presented the Court with a second bite at the apple. Louisiana couldn’t get Roberts to bite this time. But there’s a lot of the apples in the tree, and it only takes one.
The Supreme Court struck down a Louisiana law requiring abortion providers to have admitting privileges at a hospital within 30 miles. At a press conference, the case’s litigators acknowledged that this ruling represented a victory for abortion access; however, the fight is far from over.