SCOTUS To Make Landmark Decision on Abortion This Week
The conservative majority Court could effectively overturn Roe v. Wade as it rules on a Louisiana law.
How the Promise of Roe v. Wade Left Women of Color Behind [OP-ED]
Roe has never been full of promise for women of color, immigrant women and women with low incomes. But if the Trump administration gets its way, we have the most to lose.
Congressional Pro-Choice Caucus Renews Its Fight For Women's Reproductive Health
Representatives Barbara Lee and Judy Chu introduced legislation that aims to protect the right to choose.
Court Thwarts White House Effort to Keep Women From Free Contraception in 13 States
But a new federal rule could stand in the way for millions of other women.
Federal Judge Overturns Mississippi Law That Banned Abortion After 15 Weeks
In his decision, Judge Reeves said state lawmakers’ claims to be interested in women’s health was “pure gaslighting.”
Trump Administration's Contraception Proposal Hijacks Program for Women in Poverty
The government wants women whose employers object to paying for contraception on religious grounds to rely on a program aimed at keeping lower-incoming earning women healthy.
Reproductive Rights Did Not Win the Midterm Elections
From state constitution changes to the revocation of an Obama-era birth control rule, things are changing.
Nearly Half the Texas Providers Offering Free Reproductive Health Care Have Zero Patients
The state has not found an effective alternative to Planned Parenthood, which it defunded in 2011.
Increased HPV Vaccine Age Limit Could Save Black, Latinx Lives
A disproportionate number of people of color develop HPV-related cancers.
Planned Parenthood's New President Has a Long History of Saving Black Mothers and Babies
Dr. Leana Wen is also experienced in standing up against the Trump administration’s attacks on reproductive rights.
Racism Linked to High Maternal and Infant Mortality for Native Women
“We stopped keeping statistics on the number of Native moms and babies that are lost in our region; it was just too upsetting.”
Anti-Choice Group Using SCOTUS Decision to Dismantle Abortion Laws
The Alliance Defending Freedom is targeting laws that govern the responsibilities of “fake women’s health centers” in Hawaii and Illinois as unconstitutional.
Senate Debates Bill That Could Save The Lives of Black Mamas
Watch as the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions holds a hearing on the Maternal Health Accountability Act of 2017.
Trump Administration Cuts Funds to Orgs That Provide Abortions
The new policy targets Planned Parenthood and other organizations that serve lower-income earning women.
READ: Why Naming 'Race' As The Factor Behind Black Women's High Rates of Maternal Mortality Is Counterproductive
Ob-Gyn Dr. Joia Crear-Perry stresses that calling out racism is the only way to solve this health crisis.
Maternal Mortality Rate in Texas Lower Than Believed, But Black Women's Numbers Remain Alarmingly High
A correction in data collection still confirms that Black pregnant Texans face disproportionate health dangers.
Mississippi Governor Signs into Law the Country's Most Restrictive Abortion Ban
The Center for Reproductive Rights immediately filed a lawsuit challenging the 15-week abortion ban, calling it “unconstitutional.”
What The Latest Reproductive Rights Case Before the Supreme Court Means For Women
NIFLA v. Becarra has the potential to radically alter what anti-abortion medical centers can tell women.
Activists Deliver 510,000+ Signatures Ahead of Health and Human Services Nominee Hearing
Congressman Tom Price wants to defund Planned Parenthood.
Two New Studies Emphasize the Health Risks of Fracking
Researchers claim the process can be harmful to fertility and cause a host of other medical problems.