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Our Fears Confirmed: The Supreme Court Plans to Overturn Roe v. Wade

The leaked draft majority opinion of the Supreme Court in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization makes clear that the court plans to eliminate the constitutional right to abortion established nearly a half-century ago with Roe v. Wade.

Amid Threats to Roe v. Wade, Some States Are Expanding Access to Abortion

Several states have passed groundbreaking laws that safeguard residents’ right to legally and safely access abortion — no matter what happens at the U.S. Supreme Court.

Jan. 21, 2022

The Women’s Health Protection Act: Critical to Help Keep Abortion Legal Throughout the U.S.

As the U.S. Supreme Court allows the dangerous Texas abortion ban to remain in effect and is poised to rule on a case that could overturn Roe v. Wade — the Senate is considering historic legislation that would protect our right to abortion: the Women’s Health Protection Act (WHPA). 

Jan. 14, 2022

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WTF? An Abortion Bounty Law in 2021?

With one of the most extreme abortion bans this country has ever seen now in effect, politicians, neighbors, and even complete strangers can sue anyone who helps a person access an abortion in Texas after six weeks. This is a full-scale assault on abortion access.

Oct. 13, 2021

Restrictions on Abortion Coverage Target Black and Latino Communities

Institutionalized discrimination in the U.S. health care system and economy has long created barriers for Black, Latino and other people of color from career and economic success. This limited access to financial security has numerous consequences — such as limited access to health care, including safe and legal abortion.

Aug. 23, 2021

Why Do Politicians Target Medicaid Users to Shut Down Planned Parenthood?

The ‘defund’ tactic is so central to politicians’ playbooks that it raises a question: Why do politicians specifically target people with MEDICAID in their strategy  to damage Planned Parenthood? 

Aug. 18, 2021

Four Reasons Why Abortion Services Can Be Hard to Find

Why is it that most people who need an in-clinic abortion come to Planned Parenthood health centers and other abortion providers — even if they have an OB-GYN they regularly see elsewhere?

Aug. 13, 2021

What’s Behind the Texas Law That’s Set to Ban Nearly All Abortions in Texas

Here’s what you need to know about what led up to the six-week abortion ban in Texas — and how to fight back.

July 14, 2021

Texas Law Will Ban Abortion at 6 Weeks and Let Anyone Sue Texans Who Help Someone Get an Abortion

To block this unconstitutional law, Texas abortion providers led by Whole Woman’s Health along with several abortion funds, practical support networks, doctors, health center staff, and clergy members have filed a lawsuit.

July 13, 2021

Don’t Call 6-Week Abortion Bans “Heartbeat” Bills. Here’s Why.

The biased language in these bills — including the unconstitutional Texas abortion ban — has no basis in medicine or reality. They’re written to divert attention from the fact that they ban abortion and hurt pregnant people. 

June 1, 2021