By Kimberly Mutcherson The retirement of Justice Anthony Kennedy and the selection of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to fill his seat makes the future of Roe v. Wade shaky at best, and doomed at worst. Even with Kennedy’s vote, Roe is a shadow of what it once was. States have spent the decades since Roe was decided […]
By Talcott Camp Now that President Donald Trump has nominated Brett Kavanaugh to replace Justice Anthony Kennedy on the Supreme Court, it will be up to the Senate to fully vet him so that the American people can determine whether he will uphold the basic civil rights and liberties relied on by everyone in this […]
By Jamille Fields and Stephanie Glover Congressional opponents of the Affordable Care Act and reproductive health — with support from the White House — spent the majority of last year attempting to repeal the act and cut off people’s access to Planned Parenthood. Yet when members of Congress went home last year for the July […]
By Lindsay Rodriguez With the announcement of Justice Anthony Kennedy’s retirement, all of us fighting for abortion access have been activated by the rising threat against our rights and the fear of losing legal challenges taken up by the U.S. Supreme Court. Read more.
By Katie McDonough What if Roe v. Wade falls? Read more at Jezebel.
Woman who had tax-funded abortion says they ‘help people in bad situations,’ but critics decry public money for ‘immoral act’
By Angie Leventis Lourgos The young woman didn’t know how she could afford to keep the pregnancy she hadn’t anticipated or prepared for as she neared the end of her first trimester. Recently unemployed and barely getting by, she also wasn’t sure how to come up with the money for an abortion, the choice she […]
By Dr. Sara Imershein The Trump administration’s announcement that it will prohibit federal funding to any medical entity that provides or refers women for abortion care — the gag rule — is a straight-up attack on low-income women. And it is an attack on my obligation as a physician to give my patients unbiased advice […]
By Meredith Conroy, Sean McElwee & Jon Green Predictive data analysis shows that electing more Democratic women could lead to the repeal of Hyde Amendment, which bans federal funding for abortion care. Read more.
By Doug Chandler Holding a press conference on the steps of City Hall last Friday, the National Council of Jewish Women’s New York Section launched a campaign against what its leaders call “fake” abortion clinics. That follows a webinar recently hosted by Jewish Women International to coach members on how they can best influence policies affecting […]
by Addy Baird As Trump rallies anti-abortion advocates for the upcoming midterm elections, there is no state in the United States where support for banning abortion reaches even 25 percent, according to recent analysis. Read more.