War on Women

Last Abortion Clinic in the Rio Grande Valley Shuttered

by Von Diaz on Mar 7, 2014 11:45AM

Another bad week in reproductive health rights.

Topics: /NOW, War on Women

Alabama House Passes Four Strict Abortion Bills

by Von Diaz on Mar 6, 2014 10:30AM

Among the new restrictions is the 'heartbeat ban,' which bans abortions after six weeks.

Topics: /NOW, War on Women, On Gender

A Bleak Year for Reproductive Justice

by Von Diaz on Dec 31, 2013 12:11PM

After another challenging year for reproductive rights, many states are looking at fresh battles in 2014.

Topics: Health, War on Women

TRAP Laws Are the New Battleground for Abortion Rights

by Von Diaz on Nov 5, 2013 6:14PM

As the abortion wars wage on in Texas, ubiquitous TRAP laws seem to be spreading across the country.

Topics: War on Women

The Missionary Movement to 'Save' Black Babies

by Akiba Solomon on May 2, 2013 7:40AM

Akiba Solomon looks inside the anti-abortion movement's evangelical drive to reach "urban" and "underserved" women and communities.

Topics: War on Women, Gender & Sexuality, Health

5 Things I Learned About Abortion by Checking My Assumptions at the Door

by Samara Azam-Yu on Jan 22, 2013 8:48AM

On the 40th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, Samara Azam-Yu reflects on helping her peers deal with the complex, messy realities of reproductive health in a world without equity.

Topics: Health, War on Women

Five Race and Gender Justice Lessons Learned from This Marathon Election Cycle

by Akiba Solomon on Nov 7, 2012 9:49AM

It's a cliche to say that the work doesn't end after Election Day. But people keep saying it because it's true! Herewith, some takeaways from the past four years and next steps.

Topics: Gender, Gender & Sexuality, War on Women, Second Term, 2012 Election

Collateral Damage in the War on Women

by Akiba Solomon on Oct 11, 2012 9:54AM

Poor and uninsured women of color are starting to feel the results after two years of relentless attacks on family planning infrastructure. Akiba Solomon reports from Texas.

Topics: War on Women, 2012 Election, Health, Gender & Sexuality, Gender

War on Women and Its Consequences [INFOGRAPHIC]

by Hatty Lee on Oct 11, 2012 09:52am

State legislatures have targeted publicly funded family planning services with unique intensity since 2010. Hatty Lee illustrates who gets hurt in the process.