There’s No Such Thing as a “Late-Term Abortion”
Anti-abortion rights activists use this term to scare and confuse people.
Want to know What’s at Stake for Abortion This Election? Just Look at Anti-Abortion Candidates’ Reactions to Monday’s Supreme Court Ruling
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.
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Tiffany: "...I had to resort to buying an unprescribed [abortion] medication off a website... I took the medication without supervision of a nurse and ended up going to the ER for continual bleeding. It was extremely unsafe."
Any day now, the U.S. Supreme Court will rule on a challenge to dangerous restrictions that have devastated access to safe, legal abortion in Texas. The case, Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt, could further devastate on abortion access in the state.
These 4 Types of TRAP Laws Are Dangerously Chipping Away at Abortion Access Under the Guise of ‘Women’s Health’
The width of hallways, paint colors, and janitors’ closets have little to do with actual patient care and more to do with shutting down abortion providers.
If the Court rules later this year to uphold Texas’ draconian anti-abortion law, it would devastate access to abortion in Texas and pave the way for even more states to enact similar laws -- leaving abortion legal in name only for many women.
This year, the U.S. Supreme Court is ruling on a case that could redefine abortion access in America. It’s about whether to uphold severe, medically unnecessary restrictions that have already devastated access to safe, legal abortion in Texas.
On the 43rd anniversary of Roe v. Wade, we are reminded of what life was like for women before safe and legal abortion — and what could again become a reality for many women across the country.