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Anti Abortion Legislation

23 Moving Photos Of Women Demanding Reproductive Rights In Poland

The Huffington Post | Jenavieve Hatch | Posted 10.06.2016 | Women

Thousands of women went on strike in Poland on Monday to protest the Polish government’s attempt at new legislation that would guarantee a five-year...

What America Can Learn From Mississippi's Last Remaining Abortion Clinic

The Huffington Post | Jenavieve Hatch | Posted 06.25.2016 | Women

"Here we go again." These are words spoken by Shannon Brewer, director of Jackson Women's Health Organization: the last abortion clinic left in Missis...

The One Thing Anti-Abortion Protestors Can't Handle Hearing

The Huffington Post | Jenavieve Hatch | Posted 06.03.2016 | Women

On Saturday mornings, I walk nervous young women up to the doors of a New York City women's health clinic. I watch women turn the corner and steel the...

Experts: Women Turning To Dangerous Abortion Methods After Wave Of Anti-Choice Laws

The Guardian | Adam Goldberg | Posted 06.01.2016 | Politics

Five years into a surge of anti-abortion legislation, experts say women are increasingly turning to dangerous methods to end their pregnancies...

Another State Just Banned Abortion After 19 Weeks

Reuters | Marina Fang | Posted 05.18.2016 | Politics

CHARLESTON, SC, May 17 (Reuters) - The South Carolina legislature on Tuesday passed a bill banning most abortions after 19 weeks of pregnancy unless t...

Trump Said Women Should Be Punished For Getting Abortions. They Already Are.

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 03.31.2016 | Politics

Anti-abortion groups tried to distance themselves from Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump on Wednesday after he said in an interview with ...

U.S. Lawmakers Call On El Salvador To Free Women 'Wrongfully' Jailed For Illegal Abortions

Fusion | Tanisha Ramirez | Posted 10.06.2015 | Latino Voices

Members of congress are asking Secretary of State John Kerry to lean on El Salvador’s president to “re-examine” his government’s draconian ant...

The Tricky Ways Legal Abortion Is Being Threatened In 3 States

The Huffington Post | Emma Gray | Posted 01.04.2016 | Women

On Nov. 4, as voters across the U.S. head to the ballot box, Americans in three states will be voting on legislation that could seriously undermine ac...

Ultrasound Obsession!

Rick Horowitz | Posted 08.22.2013 | Politics
Rick Horowitz

And their language is Ultra-Orwellian!...

It Was a Good Election for the Pro-Choice Movement -- But the Culture Wars Aren't Over!

Carole Joffe | Posted 01.13.2013 | Politics
Carole Joffe

In spite of Obama's and Democrats' senatorial victories, the Republicans did very well in state races, where the real consequential action against abortion takes place.

Conservatives Claim That the Government Can Order Doctors to Say: "This Is Gonna Hurt!"

Judge H. Lee Sarokin | Posted 10.03.2012 | Politics
Judge H. Lee Sarokin

Not since the cry of: "Keep Government Out of My Medicare" has there been a greater demonstration of conservative hypocrisy than in South Dakota.

A Budget Proposal to Make Lives Shorter, Harder and Unhealthier

Carolyn Maloney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Carolyn Maloney

The Republicans have proposed a plan that will change the daily lives of millions of women and children for the worse. And the hard cruelty of the cuts spans all ages, starting in the womb.

A Forced March for American Women: Back to the 19th Century

Carolyn Maloney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Carolyn Maloney

Right now, in the halls of Congress and in states around the country, there is a calculated and cynical attempt underway to force the women of America to march in lockstep back to the 19th century.

Acts of Outrage, Indifference and Arrogance

Rep. Carolyn Maloney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rep. Carolyn Maloney

The current attack on women's personal liberties, our access to reproductive health services and our right to lifesaving medical care is stunning in its scope, appalling in its indifference, and outrageous in its arrogance.

Equality Is Choice

Rep. Louise Slaughter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rep. Louise Slaughter

The Republican Party would like you to think the debate over anti-choice legislation is about valuing life. Rest assured it is not; we all value life. It's about the belief that the rights of an individual should be valued above all else.