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Tennessee Lawmakers Vote To Ban Abortion At 20 Weeks

The Huffington Post | Laura Bassett | Posted 05.03.2017 | Politics

The Tennessee House sent a bill to Gov. Bill Haslam’s (R) desk on Wednesday that would limit abortion at 20 weeks of pregnancy and imprison doctors ...

Adoption Is A Feminist Issue, But Not For The Reasons You Think

The Establishment | Posted 04.25.2017 | Parents
The Establishment

This piece by Liz Latty originally appeared on The Establishment, an independent multimedia site founded and run by women. In their efforts to cure wh...

Women Step Up To Share Their Abortion Stories As Congress Moves Against Their Rights

The Huffington Post | Laura Bassett | Posted 03.21.2017 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― Benny, 26, had never really shared her abortion story with anyone before she told it to the world on Tuesday. She was 20 back then, a ...

Neil Gorsuch Backs Supreme Court's Key Gun Rights Ruling As 'The Law Of The Land'

The Huffington Post | Cristian Farias | Posted 03.21.2017 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― Judge Neil Gorsuch, President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee, said Tuesday that the court’s 2008 decision declaring a fundame...

What It's Like To Get An Illegal Abortion, From 4 Women Who Know Firsthand

The Huffington Post | Alanna Vagianos | Posted 02.22.2017 | Women

“He said, ‘I’m not going to give you any anesthetic’ and he said ‘If you scream, they will hear you.’” That’s how Connie described th...

Norma McCorvey, The Unnamed Plaintiff In Roe v. Wade, Dead At 69

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 02.21.2017 | Women

Norma McCorvey, the anonymous plaintiff in Roe v. Wade, the landmark Supreme Court decision that legalized abortion in the United States, died Saturda...

On Radio, Gardner Says He Thinks Gorsuch Wrote about Roe v. Wade

Jason Salzman | Posted 02.04.2017 | Denver
Jason Salzman

Asked by a conservative talk-radio host whether U.S. Senators have private discussions with U.S Supreme Court nominees about cases like Roe v. Wade, U...

'Dirty Dancing' Was A Safe-Abortion Champion Wrapped In A Rom-Com Bow

The Huffington Post | Jillian Capewell | Posted 02.07.2017 | Entertainment

Who knew, when we were watching and re-watching “Dirty Dancing” decades ago in our teenage years that it would be the one slyly feminist VHS in ou...

New Arkansas Law Lets Men Block Wives' Abortions

The Huffington Post | Laura Bassett | Posted 02.02.2017 | Politics

WASHINGTON― A new law in Arkansas bans most second trimester abortions and allows a woman’s husband to sue the doctor for civil damages or “inju...

As Many States Roll Back Abortion Access, New York's Governor Wants To Protect It

The Huffington Post | Catherine Pearson | Posted 01.31.2017 | Women

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has proposed a constitutional amendment that would codify Roe v. Wade into the state’s constitution, regardless of what h...

Happy 44th To Roe Vs. Wade And The Legalization Of Abortion

Melissa S. Grant | Posted 01.31.2017 | Women
Melissa S. Grant

On January 22nd, 1973, the Supreme Court ruled in a 7-2 majority recognizing the right to an abortion as a fundamental human right.That was 44 years a...

'Roe v. Wade' Play Shows How Much Is At Stake For Young Women Today

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 01.27.2017 | Arts

In 1970, 26-year-old lawyer Sarah Weddington tried her first-ever contested case before the United States District Court for the Northern District of ...

What Americans Thought About Abortion In 1973

Geoffrey R. Stone | Posted 01.30.2017 | Politics
Geoffrey R. Stone

This past week marked the 44th anniversary of the Supreme Court’s decision in Roe v. Wade. I’m proud to say that I was there at the time. By “th...

The Abortion Rate Is At An All-Time Low, No Thanks To Pro-Lifers

David Pakman | Posted 01.24.2017 | Women
David Pakman

For years, we’ve heard Republicans, conservatives, and religious rightists say they want to reduce, or even stop, abortions from happening yet they...

Confronting A New Agenda Hostile To Health Rights Of Women And Those In Poverty

Elizabeth G. Taylor | Posted 01.23.2017 | Politics
Elizabeth G. Taylor

A new era is upon us, one filled with uncertainty and lots of hostile rhetoric and harmful policy ideas directed at the most vulnerable in our society.

14 Signs From The Women's March To Honor Roe v. Wade's 44th Anniversary

The Huffington Post | Alanna Vagianos | Posted 02.02.2017 | Women

WASHINGTON, D.C. ― The Women’s March on Washington (and the hundreds of sister marches around the nation and world) took place the day before the ...

Virginia Politician Wants Roe v. Wade Anniversary To Be Called 'Day Of Tears'

The Huffington Post | Jenavieve Hatch | Posted 01.20.2017 | Women

UPDATE 1/20: Virginia House representatives passed H.R. 268 on Wednesday, at a 57:36 majority. In a statement to The Huffington Post, Democratic House...

Pro-choice Activists Call on Gardner to Reject "Horrifically Anti-Woman" Nominee

Jason Salzman | Posted 01.12.2017 | Denver
Jason Salzman

NARAL Pro-Choice Colorado called on Colorado Sen. Cory Gardner Monday to oppose the confirmation of anti-choice U.S. Sen. Jeff Sessions, who is Trump'...

Trump's Attorney General Pick Opposes Hate Crime Laws And Roe v. Wade

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 01.10.2017 | Queer Voices

President-elect Donald Trump’s attorney general pick opposed the Hate Crimes Prevention Act, has had to defend racist statements he’s made through...

Chuck Schumer: Roe v. Wade Important In Whether Democrats Will Block Trump’s SCOTUS Nominees

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 01.06.2017 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) is promising that Democrats will block Donald Trump’s Supreme Court picks if they’re ...

More Americans Than Ever Oppose Overturning Roe v. Wade

The Huffington Post | Catherine Pearson | Posted 01.04.2017 | Women

Vice President-elect Mike Pence has said he would like to see Roe v. Wade ― the seminal 1973 Supreme Court ruling that affirmed a woman’s right to...

Of Orgies and Dream Teams (or How to Survive the Trumpocalypse)

Bob Weidman | Posted 12.26.2016 | Politics
Bob Weidman

I have a confession. My wife Kate hates orgies. There, I said it. She hates orgies - doesn't care for them, doesn't want to participate in them, isn't...

'There Are People Who Are Really Angry With Women Who Dare To Determine Their Reproduction Choices -- Let Alone Run For President.'

Kerrie Houston Reightley | Posted 12.04.2016 | Women
Kerrie Houston Reightley

The state of women's rights in America -- exacerbated by the results of the presidential election -- recalls a science-fiction scenario, from Ray Bradbury's, 1951, "The Other Foot."

Yes, He's The Great Pretender -- Pretending America Was Great

Pamela Newton | Posted 11.16.2016 | Politics
Pamela Newton

When exactly was America great, Mr. Trump?

Overruling Roe v. Wade a Fantasy

Bruce Fein | Posted 11.15.2016 | Politics
Bruce Fein

If you believe President Donald Trump's Supreme Court appointments will eventuate in overruling the constitutional right to an abortion decreed 43 yea...