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What Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s Death Means for the Supreme Court — And the Nation

Ruth Bader Ginsburg's dying wish was that her replacement not be confirmed until a new president is installed. But Trump and McConnell don't care. They plan to install a new justice before Election Day — and that could have dire consequences.

States Move On 20-week Abortion Bans

States across the country are moving 20-week abortion bans in part of a coordinated campaign to chip away at abortion access now, ban abortion altogether in the end.
Feb. 11, 2015

Why I Thank Congressman Ryan for Changing His Views on Abortion and Standing with Women

Congressman Ryan’s op-ed in the Akron Beacon Journal describes how he used to oppose access to safe and legal abortion, and ultimately came to stand by a woman’s right to decide whether to end a pregnancy.
Jan. 30, 2015

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Republicans Calling Off a Vote on the 20-Week Abortion Ban Shows a Crack in the GOP’s Anti-Abortion Agenda

In a sudden move, House majority leadership retreated from their attempt to pass a blatantly anti-women's health bill banning abortions at 20 weeks of pregnancy.
Jan. 28, 2015

Gynotician of Roe v. Wade Week: Senator Lindsey Graham

The week that we celebrated the 42nd anniversary of the landmark Roe v. Wade ruling, Senator Lindsey Graham won the dubious distinction of gynotician for lamenting the, ahem, “definitional” problem with rape.
Jan. 26, 2015

States Are Introducing a Wave of Abortion Bans, and Guess Who’s Paying for It

Lawsuits over abortion bans cost taxpayers money — a lot of money, more than $3.5 million.
Jan. 16, 2015

Helms Amendment: A U.S. Policy that Restricts Women’s Abortion Access Around the Globe

The Helms Amendment has been restricting women’s access to much-needed health care for more than 40 years around the world. Here is what you need to know about this harmful policy, and what can be done about it.
Jan. 15, 2015

Buzzfeed: Top 6 Things You Need to Know About 6-Week Abortion Bans

Here are six reasons to show that proposals to ban abortion at six weeks of pregnancy are like pouring a boatload of bad ideas into a pint glass. Originally posted at buzzfeed.com/plannedparenthood.
Dec. 15, 2014

Best and Worst of 2014: “Really?!” Moment of the Year

The Republican National Committee won this dubious distinction for claiming to support equal pay for women just weeks before a large majority of Republicans in Congress voted to block equal pay legislation.
Dec. 11, 2014

Study Confirms What We Already Knew: Abortion Is Safe

A study released Dec. 8 reaffirms that abortion as practiced in America today is safe — and just further proof that abortion restrictions have nothing to do with safety and everything to do with politics.
Dec. 10, 2014