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Comedians Highlight The Crazy Things Women Go Through To Get An Abortion

The Huffington Post | Jenavieve Hatch | Posted 07.13.2016 | Women

You’ve heard of “Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee” ― but in a new NARAL-produced video, comedians are in cars getting something else: abortion...

How Nigeria's Police Are Becoming Allies For Safe Abortion

Women & Girls Hub | Jesselyn Cook | Posted 06.29.2016 | World

In Nigeria, where most pregnancy terminations are illegal, a women’s reproductive health organization called Ipas is harnessing the power of the pol...

Olivia Wilde Sums Up Why Abortion Access Is So Damn Important

The Huffington Post | Jenavieve Hatch | Posted 06.10.2016 | Women

Matching baby bumps. ✌️ A photo posted by Olivia Wilde (@oliviawilde) on Apr 18, 2016 at 11:38am PDT As the host of the Physicians for Repr...

How Hard It Is To Get An Abortion In 6 Countries, From Women Who Tried

The Huffington Post | Jenavieve Hatch | Posted 05.03.2016 | Women

A new video produced by ANSIRH (Advancing New Standards in Reproductive Health) explores the difficulty of accessing a safe abortion -- even in countr...

Amid Clinic Closures, Young Doctors Seek Abortion Training

Reuters | Erin Schumaker | Posted 04.11.2016 | Healthy Living

Even as scores of U.S. abortion clinics have shut down, the number of doctors trained to provide the procedure has surged – but only in some parts o...

Watch Donald Trump Continue To Change His Stance On Abortion

The Huffington Post | Chantelle DMello | Posted 04.05.2016 | HuffPost Live 321

Donald Trump's remarks on abortion during a town hall with MSNBC last week -- where he called for a blanket ban on the procedure, and said there shoul...

This Tech Innovation Could Make It Easier For Texans To Get Abortions

Reuters | Erin Schumaker | Posted 03.29.2016 | Healthy Living

(Reuters Health) - Women in the U.S. without reproductive health services close to home might have an easier time getting medical abortions if they co...

Sneaky, Medically Unnecessary Laws Are Closing Abortion Clinics Across The Country

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 03.10.2016 | Politics

Over the past five years, abortion clinics across the country have had to close -- or sue -- because of an innocuous-sounding requirement pushed by an...

How Abortion Access Is Kind Of Like The Worst Tech Support Ever

The Huffington Post | Taylor Pittman | Posted 03.01.2016 | Women

In an imagined world where other industries handle customers the same way many women are treated when they seek abortions, the results are pretty biza...

Texas Abortion Law Hits Latinas Hardest, Advocates Say

Houston Chronicle | Tanisha Ramirez | Posted 03.01.2016 | Latino Voices

Paula Saldaña laid the contents of a birth control kit on tables in a San Benito school. She displayed a variety of methods for her audience to see -...

10 Questions About Abortion Democratic Debate Moderators Could Ask

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 02.12.2016 | Politics

Another Democratic presidential debate concluded Thursday without a question about abortion put to former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Sen. ...

43 Years After Roe v. Wade, Battle for Abortion Access is Far From Over

Joan Malin | Posted 01.23.2016 | New York
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Today marks the 43rd anniversary of the landmark U.S. Supreme Court ruling in Roe v. Wade that affirmed that the right to privacy extended to a woman's decision to have an abortion, opening up access across the country.

More Than 100 Lawyers Tell The Supreme Court Why Their Abortions Mattered

The Huffington Post | Cristian Farias | Posted 01.06.2016 | Politics

Women from virtually every corner of the legal profession told the Supreme Court on Monday why their decisions to seek abortions earlier in life meant...

Women With Access To Abortion Have More Positive Views On Life

The Huffington Post | Taylor Pittman | Posted 12.15.2015 | Women

Academic studies can be fascinating... and totally confusing. So we decided to strip away all of the scientific jargon and break them down for you. T...

This U.S. Policy Drives Rape Victims Worldwide To Undergo Grisly Abortions

HuffPost Highline | Mehreen Kasana | Posted 12.03.2015 | World

Thousands of rape victims around the world undergo grisly and unsafe abortions because of U.S. policy. Obama could change this with a single executive...

How U.S. Policy Drives Rape Victims Worldwide To Grisly Abortions

Huffington Post Highline | Raillan Brooks | Posted 12.03.2015 | Politics

Consolatta Wafula wasn’t like most other teenagers in Bumula. At 16, she was enrolled in Mateka Secondary School and had no intention of stopping he...

Abortion Providers Are Too Scared To Even Talk About Security

The Huffington Post | Dana Liebelson | Posted 12.02.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- After a gunman opened fire at a Planned Parenthood in Colorado Springs last week, killing three people, I wondered what new steps clinic...

Supreme Court To Hear Abortion Case That Could Erode Roe v. Wade

The Huffington Post | Cristian Farias | Posted 03.01.2016 | Politics

The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to hear a case that could further narrow a woman's right to obtain an abortion. The dispute, which the justices adde...

Safe And Legal Abortion Access Is Disappearing From Red States

MSNBC | Chloe Angyal | Posted 10.19.2015 | Politics

Some mornings, Bhavik Kumar starts his day at 5am and thinks about a life different from the one he began this year. In that other life, the 30-year o...

Clergy Members Say 'Thank God For Abortion Providers' In Ohio

The Huffington Post | Lydia Oconnor | Posted 10.15.2015 | Religion

Few would guess that a religious group assembled outside an abortion clinic was there advocating for women's reproductive rights. Last week in Ohio, a...

Pre-Roe Abortion Providers On Breaking The Law To Save Women's Lives

New York Magazine | Chloe Angyal | Posted 10.13.2015 | Politics

On October 11, 1972, final arguments for the landmark abortion case Roe v. Wade were argued before the United States Supreme Court. Three months later...

18 Real Things Republicans Have Said About Abortion And Planned Parenthood

The Huffington Post | Nina Bahadur | Posted 10.06.2015 | Women

Republican lawmakers have some... interesting views on abortion. In many states, women are already required to jump through incredible financially dra...

These Are The Absurd Barriers Women Trying To Get Abortions Face

The Huffington Post | Catherine Pearson | Posted 10.05.2015 | Women

Abortion is legal in this country, but access to the procedure -- which the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists has called "an essent...

Now You Can 'Send Congress Your Uterus'

The Huffington Post | Nina Bahadur | Posted 10.06.2015 | Women

If you're displeased with how an elected official is voting on reproductive rights issues, you can send them a postcard with a uterus on it. Frustrate...

Bill Nye: 'Can We Stop Telling Women What To Do With Their Bodies?'

The Huffington Post | Nina Bahadur | Posted 09.25.2015 | Women

"When it comes to women’s rights with respect to their reproduction, I think you should leave it to women." That's what Bill Nye has to say in his l...