“I hope by the time [my daughters] are older, they will have one less thing to battle around their bodies.”
Stigma discourages Asian-American women like Purvi Patel from seeking the reproductive and mental health care they need. Anti-choice laws take care of the rest.
The new law takes effect July 1, but two agencies that provide abortions say they may challenge the the ban in court.
It’s budget week in America: an insanely busy week of political, unlikely-to-pass votes. Here’s your preview of 2016’s TV ads.
And it’s becoming a trend for politicians in support of a birth control bill.
A doctor had to explain that when you swallow things they do not end up in the vagina.
In an apology, Republican state legislator Brian Kurcaba said that he believes that “all children are precious regardless of circumstances.”
Congresswoman Renee Ellmers is at the center of the controversy over the pulled vote to ban abortions after 20 weeks.
Women’s rights activist Dr. Rebecca Gomperts traveled by boat to provide legal abortions in international waters — and now the world can learn more about her efforts, thanks to the new documentary Vessel. Both Gomperts and documentarian Diana Whitten talk to BuzzFeed News about their experiences.
The family wanted her to “die with dignity” but doctors were concerned about the rights of the unborn child.
“It’s so wrong to make other women feel guilty. So wrong.” Update: The anti-abortion protesters told BuzzFeed News they were informing and empowering women.
“Sometimes I forget that our son has Down syndrome,” she wrote. “That makes it even harder when someone reminds me in a not so kind way.”
Voters in Colorado and North Dakota rejected proposed “personhood” laws. In Tennessee, voters passed a amendment that gives lawmakers more power to regulate abortions.
A solid argument for being pro-abortion rights. Warning: Contains spoilers for “Deliverance” and also horrifying pregnancy GIFs.
On the heels of a state Supreme Court decision banning the distribution of abortion-inducing drugs, women are now told to “prepare for other options.”
“Joni is proudly pro-life, so this should surprise nobody.”
Illegal, secret, expensive, and incredibly scary. A 74-year-old grandmother tells her story.
Third Box Pregnancy Clinics says it offers unbiased care for women facing unplanned pregnancies. But just three years ago, a nonprofit led by the same CEO sued San Francisco for the right to “express anti-abortion views to women.”
The state was previously permitted to enforce laws that forced all but eight abortion facilities in the state to shutter.
Texas democratic gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis, known for her filibuster of the state’s 20-week abortion ban last year, says she had an abortion in 1997.
“It’s about autonomy, it’s about reproductive freedom and a woman’s right to choose,” Paulson says in her video for the #TacoOrBeerChallenge.
The law would have required abortion clinics to meet hospital-level operating standards, but opponents argued it would make it too costly to remain open.
Lila Rose warns Republicans dumping a bucket of ice on their heads supports “a culture of death” — by supporting stem-cell research.
“I think the studies… assert that there is a link between abortion and breast cancer.”
A three-person panel of judges ruled the law unconstitutional.
“For too long a time in Europe, pro-life people did not really say clearly and directly what they believe.” After years on the margins of European politics, social conservatives are learning to fight back.
Nearly a decade after abortion became legal in Ethiopia, women often still have trouble finding safe and affordable access.