Last week the U.S. Fifth Circuit, ruled that H.B. 2 can go into effect immediately. As a result, 80% of abortion providers in Texas have had to close overnight.
Oct. 9, 2014
On July 2, 2014, Missouri Governor Jay Nixon vetoed a dangerous bill that would have required women seeking a safe, legal abortion to wait at least 72 hours before getting the procedure. The three-day period was three times as long as the state’s existing mandatory waiting period of 24 hours.
Sept. 5, 2014
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Court Protects Alabama Women from Dangerous Abortion Restrictions, But Similar Laws Loom in Other States
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 health centers that provide abortions.
Aug. 5, 2014
How access to contraception revolutionized women's lives, from 1914 to today.
July 16, 2014
Political groups with an extreme agenda took to social media this week to claim they’ve found proof that Planned Parenthood has “quotas.” Let’s set the record straight.
July 3, 2014
In a deeply troubling decision for women’s health care and reproductive rights, on June 30 the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that some employers who personally believe birth control is wrong have the power deny legally mandated health care coverage of it for their employees.
July 2, 2014
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June 27, 2014
The U.S. Supreme Court just made it harder for women to visit their doctor’s office in peace — but we won’t let them win.
June 26, 2014
These laws were written by politicians, not medical experts. They don’t make women safer. They don’t make the care better. They just make it harder for women’s health centers to stay open...
May 21, 2014