In Closed-Door UN Meetings, Trump Administration Officials Pushed Abstinence For International Women’s Health Programs
Members of HHS, USAID, and the US Mission to the UN asked for references to contraception, abortion, and comprehensive sex education to be struck from a document on international gender equality, calling the US a "pro-life nation."
A Judge Just Ruled That The Trump Administration Cannot Block Undocumented Pregnant Teens From Getting Abortions
The decision, which will stay in place while a larger class-action suit moves forward, is a big win for the American Civil Liberties Union, which has been fighting a lawsuit on behalf of several undocumented pregnant teenagers who were prevented from gaining access to abortion.
New York Threatens To Sue If The Trump Administration Moves Forward With “Religious Protections” For Medical Workers
Nineteen Democratic attorneys general also wrote a comment on the Trump administration’s proposed rule, saying it threatens health care access, particularly for LGBT and poor patients, and asked for it to be withdrawn.
Texas Lost Federal Family Planning Funding Over An Anti-Abortion Law. Now They Want Trump To Give It Back.
The Obama administration stripped Texas of federal family planning funding after the state passed a law preventing federal dollars from going to abortion providers. Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton just asked for the money to be reinstated.
One Of The Last Anti-Abortion Democrats In Congress Just Beat A Progressive Challenger
Rep. Dan Lipinski won the Democratic primary in Illinois’s 3rd Congressional District in a close race with a progressive challenger amid the party’s internal wrangling about whether Democrats need a litmus test on abortion.
Anti-Abortion Students Are Going All-In To Save This Democrat’s Seat
Susan B. Anthony List, the anti-abortion group beloved by Mike Pence, sent dozens of college students to help Democratic Rep. Dan Lipinski keep his seat in Tuesday’s Illinois primary that’s united most national Democrats against him. Even the students were surprised: “I realized pro-life and a Democrat don’t have to be mutually exclusive.”
The Supreme Court Will Decide Whether California Can Require “Crisis Pregnancy Centers” To Post Information On Abortions
The Supreme Court heard arguments Tuesday in a case challenging a California law that requires crisis pregnancy centers to display information about abortion services and contraception.
An Undocumented Teen At The Center Of A Suit Against The Trump Administration Said She Doesn’t Want An Abortion After All
The Trump administration and immigration lawyers argued in court over whether the teenager, another in a series of undocumented teens at the center of ongoing abortion cases, wanted the procedure. The case will now be dismissed.