In the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, blood donations have become increasingly necessary to help those diagnosed with the disease. However, not all healthy people can donate: The FDA has stated that—despite the need—gay and bisexual men are still banned from donating blood.
The Kentucky General Assembly met at the State Capitol to discuss House Bill 451, which would limit abortion access. In response, Kentuckians drove around the Capitol building and honked their horns during the meeting, with signs reading phrases like “Go Home” taped to their car doors.
Despite the arrival of spring this week, it feels as though winter may still be coming—at least in the northern hemisphere. News about the spread of the coronavirus—and the mixed reactions to it—have understandably dominated the headlines. Amidst the cacophony of coverage, there have been a number of stories about the impact of the virus […]
Assistant-Secretary-General and Deputy Executive Director of UN Women, Anita Bhatia, spoke to Ms. about COVID-19’s disproportionate impact on women internationally.
The Trump administration and our leaders in Congress now have a clear choice to make: Whether to adopt commonsense public health measures that protect everyone—regardless of where they come from—or to embrace policies that endanger asylum seekers and jeopardize our collective health.
With polls showing Trump trailing former Vice President Joe Biden, it is widely rumored that the president might seek ways to postpone the election in order to remain in office. Such a move would be blatantly illegal.
Using a global pandemic as an opportunity, regressive law-makers are pushing anti-choice policies on a pro-choice nation. Let me clarify this misinformation: Abortion is an essential component of comprehensive health care.
Telemedicine abortion combines medication abortion—which uses pills to end a pregnancy—and telemedicine—which allows health providers to supervise the use of abortion pills via videoconferencing or telephone consultations.
Just two and a half years ago, the night of the 2016 Presidential election, I stood under the largest glass ceiling in the world in New York’s Jacob Javits Center, anxiously awaiting the arrival of our country’s first female president. Standing no more than fifty feet from the podium, I watched the big screen hovering […]
Rewire.News breaks down individual state policies on abortion care throughout the COVID-19 outbreak—to help you understand whether abortion will be restricted or accessible in your state.