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By Katelyn Burns Congressional lawmakers on Thursday settled on a final minibus spending bill without the new anti-choice provisions Republicans inserted into the version passed in the U.S. House of Representatives in July. Read more.
By Destiny Lopez When I gave birth to my daughter, I never imagined this could be her future. But we have to face facts. Abortion is being criminalized and pushed out of reach, and when this happens, the harm falls hardest on low-income people, women of color, and young people. It’s for exactly this reason that […]
By Alicia Menendez As the confirmation hearings draw nearer for Trump’s Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, (who, if confirmed, would likely tip the court to the right), abortion rights activists argue that Roe v. Wade — and with it, the constitutional right to abortion — hang in the balance. At the same time, they stress that motivating young […]
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By Nandita Raghuram and Neil Demause What would life be like without Roe v. Wade, the landmark 1973 ruling that gave women in the U.S. the right to a legal abortion? This has become a common question ever since President Donald Trump nominated federal judge Brett Kavanaugh last month to replace the just-retired justice Anthony Kennedy on the […]
By Leslie M. Kantor Access to reproductive health care services — including family planning, cancer screenings, testing and treatment for sexually transmitted diseases, and abortion — is already under threat. However, the potential reversal of the landmark 1973 Supreme Court decision in Roe v. Wade, which established a woman’s right to an abortion, could make those […]