SURVEY: Black Women Overwhelmingly Support Roe v. Wade
They also lead the way in opposing the nomination of anti-abortion Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.
READ: How Congress Can Help Pregnant Migrant Women in Detention
A reproductive rights advocate writes about legal solutions to a growing crisis.
READ: Why Abortion Rights For Black Women Are a Blow to White Supremacy
Reproductive rights activist Yamani Hernandez: “Black liberation is not measured in numbers of Black births; it is measured by thriving, autonomous Black lives.”
READ: Why Overturning Roe v. Wade Is An Assault On More Than Abortion Rights
Though women of color stand to be hardest hit, reproductive rights activist Nancy Northrup argues that overturning the law would negatively impact everyone living in America.
Supreme Court Rules in Favor of 'Fake Women's Health Centers'
The Supreme Court just issued a blow to women’s right to obtain abortions.
Lawsuit Challenges Texas Abortion Laws That Target Women of Color
As state lawmakers continue to pass restrictive measures, a coalition of reproductive rights advocates are working on what they call a “big fix” to Texas’ restrictive abortion laws.
SCOTUS Dismisses Lower Court Decision That Allowed Immigrant Teen to Obtain Abortion
A broader challenge to the administration’s health care policy for detained, pregnant teens of undocumented status is still winding its way through the courts.
Trump's Appointee to Run Family Planning Program is Staunchly Anti-Choice
As deputy secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services, Diane Foley will oversee the Title X program, which funds reproductive care for lower-incoming earning people.
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.
House Dem Introduces Legislation to Abolish Discriminatory Wing of HHS
The bill targets the recently formed Conscience and Religious Freedom division in the Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of Civil Rights.
New Jersey Governor Authorizes Two Laws That Expand Access to Reproductive Health
Governor Phil Murphy restored funding for Planned Parenthood and increased Medicaid eligibility for family planning services.
Planned Parenthood Launches Campaign to Advance Reproductive Rights Legislation in All 50 States
“We need to do more than just fight against the bad policies—now is the time to push for good ones.”
READ: Black Woman in Mississippi Charged With Second-Degree Murder After Stillbirth
Advocates fear this is the latest in a trend of women of color being criminalized for their pregnancy outcomes.
New Billboard Campaign Counters 'Abortion Reversal' Misinformation
The Abortion Care Network put up billboards in the San Francisco Bay Area in response to the state nursing board’s recent approval of a course on medication abortion “reversal.”
Senate Rejects Ban on Abortions After 20 Weeks
“This vote served as a useless exercise to unsuccessfully undermine the rights of pregnant individuals.”
ICYMI: Trump Administration Creates New Division to Protect 'Conscience Rights' of Providers
Advocates argue that the new ‘Conscience and Religious Freedom’ division of the Office of Civil Rights will allow broad discrimination against women and LGBT people.
Why Immigration Status Has a Bigger Impact on Reproductive Rights Than You Think
On the 45th anniversary of the passage of Roe v. Wade, non-citizen immigrant women find themselves facing increasingly difficult options.
Campaign Aims to Give California Public University Students Full Access to Reproductive Care
The justCARE campaign introduced legislation that would improve access to medication abortion for public university students.
New Study Shows a Historic Increase in Laws Supportive of Reproductive Rights in 2017
But with slightly more anti-choice state laws also enacted last year, it’s an increasingly divided climate going into 2018.
Memphis Planned Parenthood Clinic Focusing on Latinx Outreach Opens Next Door to an ICE Office
The organization was aware of ICE’s location when they purchased the building, but were under the impression that ICE would be moving.