By Chelsea Stewart By now, I’m sure you’ve heard that President Donald Trump has proposed a change to Title X regulations on federal funding. His proposal would ban clinics that receive funds from the government’s Title X program from performing abortions, or even sharing referral information with patients about where they can receive the procedure. […]
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — A civil liberties attorney told supreme court justices Wednesday that the state is “putting its thumb on the scale of a highly personal decision” by funding care for low-income pregnant women while refusing to pay if they elect to terminate their pregnancies. Read more.
By Valeria Perasso Ten women walk along a busy, fluorescent-lit corridor. Undressed from the waist down, they wear big white sheets, knotted over their hips, as they make their way to the “relaxation room”, a windowless space, equipped with large sofas and a TV. There they wait, mostly in silence, for their turn to have an […]
By Stephen Small In response to Walter J. Eno’s discounting of Mindy Woerter’s criticism of the Hyde Amendment (Another View, April 29): He seems to ignore one point she makes in her op-ed relating her own painful experience: For poor women, unlike her, the Hyde Amendment is especially cruel because they do not have the same financial resources […]
By Sung Yeon Choimorrow Many proponents of these bans, including former Indiana Gov. Mike Pence, claim a concern for the well-being of babies and women. Yet, they have otherwise failed to commit themselves to advancing equity and protections along those lines. Read more.