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You Do Uterus: Years after Roe, the fight continues

By Kylie Cheung This Monday marked the 45th anniversary of the Supreme Court’s Roe v. Wade decision, a ruling that made abortion legal on the federal level. What preceded the Roe decision was a dark age for women; in the many states that had not legalized the procedure, socioeconomic status and the government had the unilateral power to force […]

Women’s health care attacked on Roe v. Wade anniversary

By Sue Davis The notoriously women-hating, blatantly white supremacist, anti-abortion Donald Trump administration timed a draconian law and hostile new federal rulings to precede the 45th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, the Supreme Court decision legalizing abortion, on Jan. 22. These were rolled out as fodder for his base at the annual anti-abortion march in […]

On The Roe V. Wade Anniversary, Millennials Need To Think Bigger For Abortion Rights

By Destiny Lopez Forty-five years ago, the Supreme Court’s decision in Roe v. Wade, which declared abortion legal across the United States, was handed down. Rather than putting to rest the national debate over whether women should be able to make their own decisions about pregnancy, the Roe decision marked the beginning of a decades-long effort by […]

Abortion is an LGBTQ issue, too, advocates stress

By Alex Berg Sam Romero said that it was while working on the 2014 campaign of Wendy Davis, an abortion-rights supporter running for Texas governor, that she decided to open up about having had an abortion at 23. But Romero, now 28, who identifies as queer, said that being out about both her sexual orientation […]

Op-Ed: Restricting access to abortion makes poor women poorer

By Diana Greene Foster On the 45th anniversary of Roe vs. Wade, clinic abortion rates in the United States are plummeting, having decreased by an unprecedented 25% between 2008 and 2014. Some of this decline may be due to improvements in contraceptive use, but it is likely that the hundreds of state-level restrictions that have shuttered abortion […]