Senate Holds Hearing on Bill to Restrict Abortion Access
The Senate Committee on the Judiciary hearing was in support of a bill that seeks to make it illegal to have an abortion after 20 weeks of pregnancy.
Georgia Is Latest State to Ban Abortion After Six Weeks
The “heartbeat ban” is opposed by politicians, reproductive rights activists and prominent names in Hollywood and the business world.
Trump Administration Expands Reach of Abortion 'Global Gag Rule'
Foreign groups that provide or discuss abortions will lose American funding under a directive that administration officials have championed as “decent” and “right.”
Mississippi Passes Restrictive 'Heartbeat Ban' Abortion Law
The state already has just one clinic to perform the medical procedure.
Maryland Aims to Leave Title X Program to Protect Abortion Providers and Patients
If approved, the state will refuse nearly $4 million in funding to create its own family planning program.
States Consider Ban on Shackling Incarcerated People During Childbirth
The American Civil Liberties Union estimates that roughly 12,000 pregnant women are jailed in the United States each year.
Guided by Love, Abortion Care Providers Are Voices For Their Communities [Op-Ed]
On Abortion Provider Appreciation Day, Whole Woman’s Health’s Marva Sadler shares what guides her mission to provide quality, compassionate abortion care.
Congress Must Pass Raise the Wage Act, Secure Better Future for Women [Op-Ed]
As the world celebrates International Women’s Day, Saru Jayaraman and Destiny Lopez connect the dots between securing increased pay for women earning a tipped wage and improved access to reproductive health care.
Medical Orgs, 22 States Sue Trump Administration to Block Abortion 'Gag Rule'
Leana Wen, president of Planned Parenthood, called the regulation “unethical, illegal and harmful to public health.”
Support Growing for Restrictive Abortion Bill in Texas
The “fetal heartbeat” bill would prohibit the procedure for people who are more than six weeks pregnant.
Planned Parenthood to Lose Millions in Funding Under New Federal 'Gag Rule'
The Trump administration will now withhold family planning funding if a clinic provides abortion referrals to patients.
Illinois to Pass Laws to Give Women Better Access to Abortions
Due to restrictive laws in neighboring states, women nearby could also have the procedure there.
READ: How Texas Contributed to Rise in Pregnant Girls in Foster Care System
One teen mother: “All my friends that I was in placements with—every single one—either has a kid or is pregnant right now.”
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.
Ohio Passes Nation's Strictest Anti-Choice Bill
Opponents argue it essentially bans the procedure—and is a direct threat to Roe v. Wade.
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.”
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.