Abortion Restrictions Negatively Impact The Most Vulnerable People In The United States The Most, Shows Yet Another Study, & It’s Proof Of How Much Safe, Legal Abortion Access Is Needed
By MEGAN GRANT The fight for reproductive rights, control over our bodies, and access to safe and affordable healthcare is an ongoing one. While we’ve enjoyed certain victories, there are still many unsettling truths that remain — one of which is the fact that abortion restrictions affect the most vulnerable people people in the United […]
The Wisconsin Gazette President Donald Trump delivered on Feb. 28 a speech to Congress. Here’s reaction to Trump’s remarks from progressive voices: “The theme of tonight’s joint address to Congress — the ‘renewal of American spirit’ — felt painfully hollow as the only renewal I’ve seen since President Trump took office is a pernicious wave […]
Associated Press AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — An effort to prohibit coverage of abortion by many health insurance plans in Texas is back, despite stalling in previous years. Read more.
By Steph Herold A new study shows how today’s TV doesn’t measure up to past depictions, often exaggerating abortion risk and how easy it is to get care. Read more.
By STEPH HEROLD Because of the increasing number of restrictive abortion laws at the state level—and the racist, classist, and sexist implications of these measures—abortion funds are an indispensable resource for many people in the United States who rely on these organizations for financial assistance for their health care. Activists have known this for a […]
A new study based on data from the National Network of Abortion Funds finds that low-income women, particularly those who are young or black, are often unable to afford abortion due to federal and state regulations on abortion funding. The Undue Burden of Paying for Abortion: An Exploration of Abortion Fund Cases finds that in […]
By Meaghan Winter It’s pretty easy to go full Handmaid’s Tale when imagining what’s in store for reproductive rights in Trump’s America. There’s Supreme Court–nominee Neil Gorsuch, who wrote the Tenth Circuit decision that privileged Hobby Lobby’s shareholder’s religious beliefs over employees’ right to contraception. And Tom Price, the new director of Health and Human […]
By Nicole Gaudiano and Eliza Collins WASHINGTON — The House voted Thursday to overturn an Obama-era rule banning states from denying federal funds to Planned Parenthood and other health care providers that perform abortions. Read more.
By Lynsi Burton Sharon Thielman spent last Saturday morning with her family — on the picket lines in Kent.She and her aunt, daughter and daughter-in-law went to the Kent offices of Planned Parenthood to join hundreds who gathered in support of the clinic at a time when the organization’s federal funding is under attack by […]