Anti-Abortion Politicians Use COVID-19 Crisis to Attempt to Stop Access to Safe, Legal Abortion
Five states have sought to block access to abortion by deeming it not “necessary” during the pandemic — sending patients scrambling to get care.
Last week: So many Texas abortion providers are on the verge of closing that they’ll only be left around the state’s major cities. Meanwhile, South Carolina’s dangerous 20-week ban would even apply to victims of rape or incest. Plus, gynoticians lose in Iowa, where telemed abortion bans were ruled unconstitutional.
June 18, 2015
The United States Supreme Court today declined to review a North Carolina law that would have forced a woman to undergo a narrated ultrasound before receiving an abortion — a measure that was blocked by both a district court and federal appeals court as unconstitutional.
June 15, 2015
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This Week: Senate Gynotician Lindsey Graham re-introduces a nationwide 20-week abortion ban while Gynotician Governor Scott Walker promises to sign the same type of ban in Wisconsin. Meanwhile, Florida's gynotician governor signs a mandatory 24-hour wait for a safe, legal abortion into law.
June 12, 2015
Politicians are not medical experts, yet politicians have written these restrictions with the end goal of cutting off access to safe, legal abortion.
June 12, 2015
A new bill in Congress could make the birth control pill available over the counter – while protecting the insurance coverage that keeps it affordable. That means greater access to birth control, for everyone. Right now, lawmakers are deciding where they stand. Ask your senators to co-sponsor the Affordability IS Access Act.
June 9, 2015
Arizona lawmakers are forcing doctors to lie to their patients — and we're going to court to stop this outrageous attack.
June 8, 2015
This week: Scott Walker absolutely loves forced ultrasounds, West Virginia’s 20-week abortion ban law takes effect, and Texas wants to make it harder for abused teens to get an abortion (because they might be lying).
May 29, 2015
Think you know how far women's health opponents are willing to go to push their ideology? test your knowledge with our quick quiz.
May 27, 2015
Texas politicians are cutting cancer screenings for thousands of poor women. All because they have some crazed vendetta against Planned Parenthood.
May 23, 2015