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Reproductive Rights

  1. power
    Arkansas Just Passed a Near-Total Ban on AbortionThe law — which is blatantly unconstitutional — would make it a felony to perform an abortion. There is no exception for rape or incest.
  2. what now?
    We Could Lose Roe v. Wade Next Year. What Now?Don’t stockpile Plan B. Do donate to abortion funds. And start organizing immediately.
  3. supreme court
    Pence Goes After John Roberts As ‘Disappointment to Conservatives’In an interview with a Christian right journalist, the VP promises that Trump will consummate a judicial counterrevolution in his second term.
  4. reproductive rights
    Will the Supreme Court Strike a Devastating Blow to Abortion Rights?Any day now, the Court could protect abortion rights — or open the floodgates for more restrictions.
  5. politics
    Trump Is More Proudly Anti-Choice Than EverWhy his unprecedented choice to speak at the anti-abortion rally “March for Life” is so worrying.
  6. politics
    National Archives Apologizes for Censoring Protest Signs From Women’s MarchThe agency digitally altered protester’s signs to remove mentions of Trump and women’s anatomy in a failed effort to avoid controversy.
  7. vision 2020
    Let’s Hear More About What 2020 Democrats Can Actually DoThe debates need to focus on how a Democratic president would use their power, and accomplish other goals that might be blocked by GOP lawmakers.
  8. vision 2020
    My Existential Dread of 2020The long-awaited reckoning with Trumpism is about to arrive.
  9. reproductive rights
    Abortion After the ClinicAs Republican lawmakers try to legislate it out of existence, the future of reproductive healthcare may be at home.
  10. reproductive rights
    Everything You Need to Know About the Abortion DebateWe’re facing the biggest threat to abortion rights in decades. If you haven’t been following the debate closely, it’s time to brush up on the basics.
  11. reproductive rights
    Joe Biden Once Said He Doesn’t Think Abortion Is a RightNot surprising, given his history on the issue.
  12. kavanaugh watch
    Is Justice Kavanaugh As Bad As Democrats Feared?Conservatives’ salvation? Cautious operator? Here’s what we’ve learned so far about the impact Kavanaugh will have on the law, and Americans’ lives.
  13. reproductive rights
    The Legal Fight Over Alabama’s Abortion Law BeginsOther, less drastic abortion laws are more likely to provide Supreme Court conservatives with the pretext to begin unraveling reproductive rights.
  14. reproductive rights
    Elizabeth Warren Has a Plan to Save Abortion RightsAmid state attacks on Roe, Warren unveiled a comprehensive strategy for expanding reproductive rights.
  15. reproductive rights
    ‘Insurrection’ Against Abortion Rights Is Growing Within the Federal JudiciaryIf and when the Supreme Court decides to unravel Roe v. Wade, lower federal courts and GOP state legislatures will supply the tools.
  16. reproductive rights
    Pompeo Expands Global Gag Rule, Which May Actually Increase AbortionsEvidence suggests cutting funding to groups that offer abortion services does the opposite of what Pompeo and other conservatives want.
  17. reproductive rights
    Republicans’ Extreme Abortion Rhetoric Isn’t Just Wrong, It’s DangerousEfforts to fire up the GOP base with outrageous, false claims about late-term abortions could also put abortion providers in real danger.
  18. reproductive rights
    New York Has Finally Updated Its Archaic Abortion LawThe law, which the state Senate’s GOP majority blocked for years, takes abortion out of the criminal code and allows some abortions after 24 weeks.
  19. reproductive rights
    There’s a New Push to Change New York’s Outdated Abortion LawWith a Democratic trifecta set to take power, abortion rights advocates are launching a campaign to finally pass the Reproductive Health Act.
  20. 2018 midterms
    Why the Pro-Life Democratic Politician Is DisappearingPartisan polarization and an increasingly progressive party have thinned the ranks of the anti-abortion Dems. The trend continued in the midterms.
  21. Why Aren’t Democrats Waging an All-Out War to Stop Kavanaugh’s Confirmation?As activists sound the alarm on the threat to Roe and other rights, many Democrats, taking a cue from party leaders, see confirmation as a done deal.
  22. The Abortion ‘Litmus Test’ May Actually Help DemocratsIt’s often assumed Democrats could win lots of “pro-life” voters with a more flexible position on abortion. That may get it backward.
  23. An Idaho Lawmaker Learns a Valuable Lesson About the Female Reproductive SystemNo, a woman can’t swallow a small camera so her doctors can conduct a remote gynecological exam. 
  24. reproductive rights
    Feds Drop Appeal, Allowing Anyone to Buy the Morning-After Pill It will soon be “available on store shelves, just like condoms.”
  25. politics
    Cuomo Standing Up for Abortion Rights in New YorkRepublicans, Catholics not pleased.
  26. reproductive rights
    U.S. Appeals Ruling Making Plan B Universally AvailableObama scores points with anti-abortion groups.
  27. reproductive rights
    Morning After Pill Now Slightly More AvailableBut not as much as a judge ruled it should be.
  28. reproductive rights
    Judge Approves Morning-After Pill for All Ages Without PrescriptionA ruling today says anyone can get it.
  29. politics
    Rick Santorum Calls Obama’s Abortion Views ‘Radical and Extreme’On the 39th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, Santorum has an op-ed in a national newspaper.
  30. reproductive rights
    New York City Isn’t Immune to Recent Spate of Reproductive-Rights Legal BattlesA judge slaps down a law that would have required crisis pregnancy centers to detail what services they provide.
  31. shmashmortion
    Say Good-bye to Reproductive Health Care, LadiesA new bill plans on cutting all federal funding of family-planning services.