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How Defunding Planned Parenthood Will Devastate Poor Women, Even If They’re Pro-Life

SOURCE: Drew Angerer/Getty Images News/Getty Images By ELIZABETH STRASSNER After lambasting Obamcare for the past seven years, Republicans have their shot at undoing the healthcare law. On Thursday, the House of Representatives will vote on “Trumpcare,” or the American Health Care Act of 2017 (AHCA). Its passage would be a significant blow to the 2010 […]

Abortion Behind Bars

Terminating a pregnancy in prison can be next to impossible. Rebecca Grant In March 2004, a 19-year-old Arizona woman was sentenced to four months in Maricopa County jail for a DUI, shortly after discovering she was pregnant. She asked for a delay in her sentencing hearing so she could obtain an abortion, but the prosecutor […]

Reproductive Justice Discussion Connects Abortion and Economic Issues

At the Crossroads of Economic and Reproductive Justice Panel (InsideSources/Erin Mundahl) Since the introduction of the new healthcare bill, women’s health issues are back in the news. As Congress works out the details of the replacement plan, many left-leaning women’s groups are watching carefully to see how women’s health fares in the redrafting process. Although […]

West Virginia is Now One of Seven States With One Abortion Clinic

by Jennifer Bryant Abortion access just became more difficult for women living in West Virginia—as of January 17, there is only one abortion clinic left in the entire state. Molly Adams According to the Charleston Gazette-Mail, Kanawha Surgicenter’s sole abortion provider traveled monthly from California to the West Virginia clinic. When he was no longer […]