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How Anti-Choice Lawmakers Are Getting Around Roe v. Wade

 By Sarika Chawla Those 20-week abortion bans you keep hearing about are unconstitutional. Broken-hearted but matter-of-fact, my best friend told me there was a complication with her pregnancy. It was stage three twin-to-twin transfusion syndrome. She explained that, with a shared placenta, too much blood was being transfused to Baby A at the expense of Baby […]

Why The Way We Talk About Planned Parenthood Is All Wrong

By LEA ROSE EMERY We’re talking about Planned Parenthood wrong. I don’t mean in the huge amount of support it’s getting and everyone who’s coming out to say “I stand with Planned Parenthood“— that’s great. We need more of that. But when we talk about threats to Planned Parenthood, the language is confusing because ‘defunding‘ Planned […]

There’s No Economic Justice Without Abortion Rights

Some men in the Democratic Party seem to think a strong defense of reproductive rights is optional. By Jill Filipovic On Wednesday’s Morning Joe, Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders went on to talk about working with Donald Trump and the future of the Democratic Party. Host Joe Scarborough brought up the question of abortion and other […]

Restricting women’s health care

In response to the March 23 letter “Real choice,” the writer obviously did not visit and explore the Planned Parenthood website or he would know that it does offer prenatal services along with STD testing, cancer screening, birth control, pap smears, services for men and more. It does not arrange adoptions, and homes for unwed […]