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.
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.