In June Medical Services v. Russo, the U.S. Supreme Court sent a resounding message to politicians all across the country: It is unconstitutional to impose medically unnecessary laws that place an undue burden on a person’s right to safe, legal abortion.
New Hampshire Sen. Kelly Ayotte is pinkwashing her record so voters forget she voted 6 times to defund Planned Parenthood and has been an active crusader against reproductive health care access for her entire career.
Conservative members of a Congress held a hearing on the Hyde Amendment — but instead of addressing how Hyde hurts low-income women of color, they showed their true colors by comparing abortion to slavery and Black genocide.
Mike Pence is the original crusader against Planned Parenthood, and he’s fought for years to deny women access to safe, legal abortion. Pence’s record is the reason Donald Trump picked him to be his vice presidential running mate.
On Monday, the Supreme Court made a landmark decision on abortion access, ruling that Texas’ dangerous, medically unnecessary abortion restrictions — which were designed to shut down clinics but billed as “helpful” to women — are, in fact, unconstitutional.