Changes to Congress, state legislatures, and the Supreme Court in 2018 will have a major impact on the future of abortion in the US.

Ema O'Connor • 16 days ago

A man in Florida rendered quadriplegic by multiple sclerosis has had to jump through hoops for years to get his vote counted. There are many more like him.

Ema O'Connor • 26 days ago

After days of multiple recounts, lawsuits, and protests, the race is over.

Ema O'Connor • 26 days ago

If the election doesn't go one way or another, that's fair, one voter said. "But to have all this chaos, it’s just not democracy," she added.

Ema O'Connor • 26 days ago

The original versions of the rules were blocked by a judge last year.

Ema O'Connor • One month ago

More than 115 won races for Congress and governor Tuesday night, and many more were elected in local contests.

Ema O'Connor • One month ago

EMILY’s List believes the massive engagement by women this year represents a sea change in US politics. “We’re not a fad, a fancy, or a year.”

Ema O'Connor • One month ago

Immigration activists in Arizona may not agree with Kyrsten Sinema’s position on immigration, but they’re going to bat for her anyway.

Ema O'Connor • One month ago

Abortion is likely to be a big issue for candidates in the midterms. But research shows we don’t have a good way of polling voters on it.

Ema O'Connor • One month ago

The group has been working under the radar for nearly two years to include and implement exceptions to what they refer to as Trump’s “global gag rule.”

Ema O'Connor • 2 months ago

Leana Wen will be the first physician taking on the role in more than 50 years, and the first immigrant.

Ema O'Connor • 3 months ago

“In the hearing, he referred to birth control as abortion-inducing drugs. That was the clearest answer he has given on reproductive health thus far,” a Planned Parenthood spokesperson said about the Supreme Court nominee.

Ema O'Connor • 3 months ago

His 2003 comments are at odds with what he repeatedly told senators during his hearing Wednesday.

Ema O'Connor • 3 months ago

Kavanaugh called the 1973 Supreme Court decision that legalized abortion nationwide a “precedent on a precedent.”

Ema O'Connor • 3 months ago

“This is a challenge on our side: We’re trying to force something to be a voter’s top issue in an unrealistic time frame.”

Molly Hensley-Clancy • 4 months ago

At the Pro-Life Women’s Convention in Missouri, anti-abortion advocates pushed for women-centric language and Pinterest-style campaigns over the bloody posters and antagonism favored by the old guard.

Ema O'Connor • 4 months ago

The ruling protecting abortion rights may not be overturned entirely, but instead chipped away at slowly. Even if it is, abortion won’t suddenly be illegal nationwide.

Ema O'Connor • 4 months ago

The bill, which will be released Tuesday, comes in response to a BuzzFeed News report on pregnant women who say they were mistreated while in immigration detention.

Ema O'Connor • 5 months ago

The letter cited “harmful and substandard conditions” for pregnant women in ICE and Border Patrol custody in response to a BuzzFeed News report.

Ema O'Connor • 5 months ago