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Court Protects Alabama Women from Dangerous Abortion Restrictions, But Similar Laws Loom in Other States

Category: Abortion, State Fights, TRAP

Restrictions on abortion threaten to close women’s health centers across the country — especially in the South. But a federal court just ruled to protect Alabama women from the latest attack: In Alabama, a federal court struck down a law that would have shuttered all but two of the state’s only heal…Continue Reading

Tags: Abortion, TRAP, Alabama


Myths v. Facts on the Supreme Court's Hobby Lobby Ruling

Category: Birth Control

We've seen misinformation about the U.S. Supreme Court's decision in the Hobby Lobby swirling around on the Internet. That ruling -- and several orders from the Court -- allows some employers to deny insurance coverage for birth control for their employees. To clear up any confusion, here are some h…Continue Reading

Tags: Birth Control, Supreme Court, Hobby Lobby


The 82 Employers Who Want to Deny Birth Control Coverage

Category: Birth Control, Obamacare

In the case of Burwell v. Hobby Lobby, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled for the first time ever that bosses have the power to deny basic health coverage to their employees.  While we don’t yet know exactly how many women will lose coverage of their contraceptive care, we do know that Justice Samuel Alit…Continue Reading

Tags: Birth Control, Emergency Contraception, Obamacare, Affordable Care Act, Supreme Court, Hobby Lobby


Setting the Record Straight: Planned Parenthood Expanding Access to Care

Category: Abortion

Guest Post by Vicki Cowart, President and CEO, Planned Parenthood of the Rocky Mountains Political groups with an extreme agenda took to social media this week to claim they’ve found proof that Planned Parenthood has “quotas” for how many abortions the organization should provide. The entire basis …Continue Reading

Tags: Abortion, State Fights, Attacks


Supreme Court: Bosses Can Deny Birth Control Coverage to Employees

Category: Birth Control, Abortion, Obamacare, Legislation

In a deeply troubling decision for women’s health care and reproductive rights, on Monday the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that some employers who personally believe birth control is wrong have the power to deny legally mandated health care coverage of it for their employees. The 5–4 ruling in Burwell v…Continue Reading

Tags: Birth Control, Emergency Contraception, Abortion, Obamacare, Affordable Care Act, Supreme Court, Contraception, Insurance, IUD, Health Care, Hobby Lobby


CONTEST: Like Obvious Child? Send a Selfie or Tweet to Win Swag!

Category: Abortion, Video

We are so excited about the romantic comedy Obvious Child that we’re hosting a giveaway contest. The reason? It's obvious. In the movie, protagonist Donna Stern (stand-up comedian Jenny Slate) has an abortion — without bursting into flames as punishment. Shocker! Donna does note, however, that she’s…Continue Reading

Tags: Abortion, Video, Obvious Child, Jenny Slate, Gillian Robespierre