Supreme Court Protects Access Abortion — For Now
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.
Huge victories for reproductive health champions send a big signal about key issues that may swing elections in 2020.
Politicians who oppose access to abortion in Virginia and beyond are spreading outrageous lies — trying to manipulate voters so they can push an agenda to ban abortion. Here’s how to spot the whoppers and what to know when you hear them.
Register to Vote
You have power — and you have a voice. Make sure you’re ready to use them in this election.
Control of the General Assembly — and Access to Reproductive Health Care, Including Safe, Legal Abortion — Hangs in the Balance
The Republican candidate for governor of Virginia is bad news for Virginians.
Gynotician Alert: Oklahoma Legislator Tells Women ‘You’re a Host,’ Pennsylvania Considers 20-Week Ban, Virginia Gov. Vetoes ‘Defunding’ Bill
"after you’re irresponsible then don’t claim, well, I can just go and do this with another body, when you’re the host and you invited that in."
Some public officials have made vocal defenses of their constituents’ reproductive rights, while others have outdone themselves to legislate private medical decisions.
Another week, another round of dismal activity by anti-abortion state lawmakers. Let’s recap what opponents of sexual and reproductive health services have done in the last few days.