Governor Jay Nixon previously vetoed the bill in July, calling it "extreme and disrespectful." Missouri's House voted 117-44 to override the veto, and then the Senate used a procedural move to stop a Democratic filibuster of the bill and vote 23-7 to complete the veto override Wednesday.
The Labor Day weekend marked two major victories in the battle for reproductive justice in Texas and Louisiana.
The Feminist Majority Foundation applauds U.S. District Court Judge Lynne Yeakel’s decision Friday striking down parts of a Texas anti-abortion law.
The Illinois Family Planning Action Plan would increase the amount of money set aside for health care organizations providing reproductive health care.
The bill now awaits Governor Jerry Brown's signature. If he does not sign it within 12 days, it will go into effect by default.
Tthe White House released new health insurance rules Friday for nonprofit organizations and for-profit businesses to comply with the Supreme Court's ruling in Burwell v. Hobby Lobby earlier this summer.
The state of California had previously allowed insurance companies on two campuses to deny abortion coverage. On Friday, Governor Jerry Brown's Department of Managed Health Care reversed that decision.
Friday, the Center for Reproductive Rights joined a federal lawsuit challenging a Louisiana TRAP law set to take effect September 1.
The Greater Cincinnati, Ohio area will lose one of its abortion providers today when the Lebanon Road Surgery Center closes its doors. The clinic closure is another loss for Ohio women whose access to comprehensive reproductive care has been limited by a 2013 TRAP law. The Lebanon Road Surgery Center in Sharonville, Ohio once provided 2,000 abortions a...
A suicidal young woman who became pregnant as a result of rape was refused an abortion in Ireland.
Jim Hood is asking the full US Circuit Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit to reverse a panel decision that upheld a preliminary injunction of Mississippi's TRAP law, allowing the state's only abortion clinic to remain open.
NARAL Pro-Choice Texas recently released a video exposing anti-abortion extremists’ use of alarming intimidation tactics in Texas. The video contains audio recording of a training, entitled “Keeping Abortion Facilities Closed,” hosted by anti-abortion groups at the Texas State Capitol on August 4. In it, an anti-abortion extremist can be heard telling a crowd to record and catalog the physical description...
The shooting of Michael Brown has sparked days of protests and called national attention to continued and persistent police violence in African-American communities. Less focus, however, has been placed on how his death is directly linked to the struggle for reproductive justice.
When Colorado made IUDs and contraceptive implants more affordable, teen pregnancy, abortion, and public health costs all decreased.
A new law in France will now allow first-trimester abortions without requiring justification, and the full cost of the procedure will now be covered by the government.
Around 6,000 Cameroonian women die each year from complications of pregnancy and childbirth, and 30 percent of those women did not want to become pregnant in the first place.
Women's health advocates came together in Central Florida last week to rally against the US Supreme Court's June ruling in Hobby Lobby v. Burwell and push for federal legislation to overturn the decision.
Cities and states across the United States are dealing with the legal fallout from the Supreme Court's decision to strike down Massachusetts' 35-foot abortion clinic buffer zone in McCullen v. Coakley in June.
Federal US District Court Judge Myron Thompson ruled yesterday that an Alabama law requiring abortion providers to have admitting privileges is unconstitutional.
Two new bills introduced in Congress could help improve health outcomes for people of color, low income communities, and female members of the U.S. Armed Forces.