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Woman Tells Men To STFU About Abortion In 3 Glorious Sentences

The Huffington Post | Jenna Amatulli | Posted 07.02.2016 | Women

Don't mess with Heidi. She's had enough of men speaking on issues that impact women's bodies. In what is probably the greatest letter to the editor of...

Wendy Davis Just Won: Supreme Court Vindicates Her Epic Filibuster

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 06.28.2016 | Politics

Wendy Davis, the woman whose 11-hour filibuster focused national attention on Texas' efforts to restrict abortion access in 2013, celebrated Monday wh...

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...

HUFFPOLLSTER: Young Americans Heavily Favor Transgender Bathroom Rights

The Huffington Post | Natalie Jackson | Posted 04.21.2016 | Politics

Younger Americans' views on gender identity-based bathroom policies are the polar opposite of older Americans'. Voters who say they'll never support a...

Hey Hey, Ho Ho, HB 2 Has Got to Go

Linda Flanagan | Posted 03.08.2017 | Politics
Linda Flanagan

We have traveled from all over the country to show our support for a woman's right to choose. Inside the building, lawyers for The Center for Reproductive Rights engage in high-stakes legal arguments that challenge recent Texas restrictions on abortion.

How Justice Ginsburg Walked All Over Texas' Restrictive Abortion Law

The Huffington Post | Cristian Farias | Posted 03.03.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- For the first time in history, the U.S. Supreme Court heard a major abortion rights case with three women on the bench. Justices Ruth Ba...

Here's How Damn Hard It Is To Provide Abortion Care In Texas

The Huffington Post | Catherine Pearson | Posted 03.02.2016 | Women

On Wednesday, the Supreme Court began hearing oral arguments on one of the most important abortion cases in decades, with the potential to fundamental...

Where Latino Voters Stand On Abortion, According To New Survey

The Huffington Post | Carolina Moreno | Posted 01.03.2017 | Latino Voices

Debate over whether Latinos hold conservative views on abortion or not has been a point of contention for years. A new study, however, has found that ...

Anti-Abortion Strategy Of Focusing On Clinics Came 'Out Of Nowhere'

Reuters | Chloe Angyal | Posted 02.28.2016 | Politics

When the U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday hears a major abortion case for the first time in nearly a decade, the regulations at issue will not involve ...

Samantha Lachman

Many Clinics Likely To Close As Federal Appeals Court Upholds Texas Abortion Restrictions

HuffingtonPost.com | Samantha Lachman | Posted 06.10.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A three-judge panel of the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has upheld some of the most onerous parts of a Texas abortion law, which is...

How We Can Help End Stigma One Abortion Story at a Time

Candice Russell | Posted 01.03.2015 | Women
Candice Russell

I truly believe that one of the single most powerful things that we can do to fight this war against our reproductive rights is to end the stigma surrounding our abortion stories. To stop feeling the need to explain away our choices every single time we mention we have made them.

Laura Bassett

Greg Abbott: Abortion Clinic Closures Are Manageable 'Inconvenience' For Women

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 10.14.2014 | Politics

Texas officials filed a memorandum with the U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday in defense of an anti-abortion law that has shut down 80 percent of clinics...

Laura Bassett

Situation In Texas Is 'Urgent' After 13 Abortion Clinics Close Overnight

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 10.03.2014 | Politics

Thirteen abortion clinics shut down in Texas overnight after a federal appeals court decided to allow a strict new anti-abortion law to go into effect...

Texas Clinics Cut Ties With Planned Parenthood To Regain State Funding

The Texas Tribune | Alexa Ura | Posted 09.15.2014 | Politics

Hidalgo County women who receive state-financed reproductive health services may soon seek care from familiar clinics — operating under unfamiliar...

Laura Bassett

Conservatives React To Wendy Davis' Abortion Story

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 09.08.2014 | Politics

Texas state Sen. Wendy Davis (D) has been called many unflattering names since she stood for 11 hours straight last year to filibuster an anti-abortio...

Laura Bassett

Texas Abortion Clinics Receive Last-Minute Reprieve

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 08.29.2014 | Politics

In May of 2013, Texas had 41 licensed abortion clinics to serve its more than 5 million women of reproductive age. On Monday, if a major provision of ...

Undercover Audio Reveals How Anti-Abortion Activists Pursue Patients, Providers

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 08.12.2014 | Politics

On the same day that Texas abortion clinics fought in court to remain open, anti-abortion activists held a training session at the state's capitol on ...

Laura Bassett

Texas Abortion Rate Drops Dramatically As New Restrictions Take Effect

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 07.24.2014 | Politics

Since Texas' sweeping new anti-abortion law went into effect last November, the number of legal abortions performed in the state has dropped 13 percen...

Laura Bassett

Texas Sued Over Abortion Law Wendy Davis Tried To Block

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 09.27.2013 | Politics

Three major civil liberties and women's groups filed a lawsuit on Friday against the new Texas abortion law that state Sen. Wendy Davis famously delay...

Jennifer Bendery

Santorum Calls Extreme Anti-Abortion Bill Part Of A 'Movement Of Love'

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 07.12.2013 | Politics

AUSTIN, Texas -- As Texas legislators inched closer on Thursday to passing one of the most extreme anti-abortion bills in the country, former Sen. Ric...