No one should be considered “pro-life” that does not care for a child’s well-being or that of their family.
Conservatives say they enact abortion restrictions to protect
women’s health—but we’re not buying it.
The announcement that the Supreme Court is taking up June Medical Services v. Gee proves two things about the new ultra-conservative Court bench: that it has an utter disregard for any sort of standing legal precedent, and that it clearly views itself as yet another partisan body rather than an independent branch of the government. Both spell disaster for the future right to bodily autonomy of those who are able to get pregnant in the South.
A recent survey found that the number of voters who strongly favor Medicaid coverage increased from 31 percent in 2017 to 38 percent in 2018. Yet abortion access remains under attack—and the fight for reproductive freedom is now headed to the Supreme Court.
One in four women will access an abortion over the course of their reproductive lives. Yet, Hyde intentionally deprives many of my patients from being able to afford this crucial type of healthcare.
When women of color leaders came together six years ago to launch All* Above All, no one talked about the Hyde Amendment. But after years of fighting, organizing and educating people, the tide is turning.
Across the country, low-income and young women are facing increasing barriers to reproductive health care because of a gag rule recently imposed by Donald Trump’s administration on recipients of Title X.
Denying anyone their voting rights or abortion rights is a degradation to democracy. Every person should have control over their own destiny, whether that’s a matter of ballots or bodies.
A new study has confirmed what I and many others have known for a long time: Restricting abortion access actually leads to an increase in abortions.
“Women watching, can you hear a heartbeat? Daughters watching, can you hear a heartbeat? Mothers rising, can you hear a heartbeat? The whirlwind is coming.”