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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.

Why I Had An Abortion At 20 Weeks

I have experienced an abortion at 20 weeks, and it was one of the most difficult decisions I have ever made but ultimately the right one for my family.
March 20, 2015

How 20-Week Abortion Bans Are Spreading Across the U.S. (in 1 GIF)

See which states have already enacted 20-week abortion bans and which states are considering these out-of-touch, dangerous bans.
Feb. 13, 2015

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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

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

Happy 42nd Anniversary, Roe: We Have a Win for You — But It’s Wrapped in Your Opponents’ Threats

Today, on the 42nd anniversary of the landmark Roe v. Wade decision, our opponents have been attacking women’s access to abortion from all angles. And not just today. All this week.

Jan. 22, 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

Cecile Richards' Remarks at the National Press Club

Congress: If you want to grow the economy – if you want to compete globally – if you want to unleash the potential of half the population, there are some things you must do to protect women's health.
Jan. 14, 2015