Posts tagged "Abortion Access"
Federal Appeals Court Reinstates CPC Regulation in New York City

Federal Appeals Court Reinstates CPC Regulation in New York City

A three-judge panel from the Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit reinstated part of a 2011 law Friday that requires Crisis Pregnancy Centers, known as CPCs or fake clinics, to disclose whether or not a licensed medical professional works on-site at the facility
Federal Court Strikes Down North Carolina Ultrasound Law

Federal Court Strikes Down North Carolina Ultrasound Law

A federal district court permanently blocked a 2011 North Carolina law that required abortion providers to perform an ultrasound and describe the images to the patient, even if the woman objected.
More Than A Buffer Zone: Extremists Are Chipping Away At Reproductive Rights

More Than A Buffer Zone: Extremists Are Chipping Away At Reproductive Rights

This case is not about free speech. It is about protecting women and reproductive health clinic doctors and staff from anti-abortion extremists who are willing to resort to violence and murder.
Guttmacher Report: More Attacks on Reproductive Rights in Past Three Years Than in Entirety of Previous Decade

Guttmacher Report: More Attacks on Reproductive Rights in Past Three Years Than in Entirety of Previous Decade

Since 2011, 205 new restrictions on abortion have cleared state legislatures, while only 189 were enacted from 2001-2010.
Michigan Will Require Extra Abortion Insurance Fee

Michigan Will Require Extra Abortion Insurance Fee

"This body made up of 80 percent men will make a decision that will impact 100 percent of women."
Report Explores Impact of Unsafe Abortion on Women and Families in Uganda

Report Explores Impact of Unsafe Abortion on Women and Families in Uganda

"These findings make clear that more must be done to reduce unintended pregnancy by ensuring Ugandan women have access to family planning services."
Michigan Considers Forcing Women to Purchase Separate Insurance for Abortion Coverage

Michigan Considers Forcing Women to Purchase Separate Insurance for Abortion Coverage

The proposed law would prohibit insurance plans offered in the state from covering abortion without the rider, but the proposal also does not require insurers to offer or provide the rider.
Federal Court Blocks Indiana TRAP Law

Federal Court Blocks Indiana TRAP Law

Last Tuesday, a federal court blocked a targeted regulation of abortion providers (TRAP) law that could have shut down the only healthcare facility in Indiana providing RU-486, or mifepristone, the medication abortion drug.
Latinas in Texas Face Human Rights Violations for Restricted Reproductive Rights

Latinas in Texas Face Human Rights Violations for Restricted Reproductive Rights

Latinas in Texas - where more than 60 reproductive health clinics have closed since 2010 - face such severely restricted and limited reproductive health care that their human rights are violated.
Help Protect the Last Clinic Standing in Mississippi!

Help Protect the Last Clinic Standing in Mississippi!

The Jackson Women’s Health Organization – the last abortion clinic in Mississippi – needs our help.
Albuquerque Voters Defeat Anti-Abortion Ballot Measure

Albuquerque Voters Defeat Anti-Abortion Ballot Measure

Last night, voters in Albuquerque, New Mexico defeated an unprecedented ballot measure that would have banned abortion after 20 weeks and contained no exceptions for rape, incest, or the health of the woman.
Supreme Court Refuses to Block Texas Abortion Law

Supreme Court Refuses to Block Texas Abortion Law

"We are disappointed by the Supreme Court's failure to block this unnecessary, burdensome Texas law. It's only purpose is to deny women access to abortion – an essential part of women's reproductive health care."
Senators Introduce Pro-Choice Bill to Combat TRAP Laws

Senators Introduce Pro-Choice Bill to Combat TRAP Laws

A group of Democratic, pro-choice Congress members introduced the Women's Health Protection Act of 2013 to the Senate on Wednesday.
US Supreme Court Rejects Case to Reinstate Required Ultrasounds for Abortions

US Supreme Court Rejects Case to Reinstate Required Ultrasounds for Abortions

"It does not merely make information available to a woman who wishes to terminate her pregnancy ... it compels women to undergo an invasive medical examination and listen to a state-scripted narrative even if they object."
Anti-Abortion Extremists Urge Volunteers to Kidnap Women

Anti-Abortion Extremists Urge Volunteers to Kidnap Women

"I'm not suggesting you actually take a woman to an abortion clinic. It's a Wonderful opportunity to minister to an abortion minded woman for an hour while you DON'T take her to the clinic."
International Conference on Family Planning Starts Today

International Conference on Family Planning Starts Today

Political leaders and health advocates from around the world will meet in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Abba, this week for the third annual International Conference on Family Planning.
It's CPC Week of Action: Feminist Majority Foundation and NARAL Are Taking on Fake Clinics

It’s CPC Week of Action: Feminist Majority Foundation and NARAL Are Taking on Fake Clinics

Young pro-choice supporters on college campuses around the country have planned activities aimed at exposing the lies that CPCs spread to put women’s health at risk.
Feminists, Abortion Rights Win in Virginia

Feminists, Abortion Rights Win in Virginia

Feminists supported Virginia Democratic Candidates Terry McAuliffe for Governor and Dr. Ralph Northam for Lieutenant Governor in decisive wins.
Supreme Court Dismisses Major Medical Abortion Case

Supreme Court Dismisses Major Medical Abortion Case

Without much explanation, the US Supreme Court took a major abortion case off of its docket today, providing relief for abortion rights supporters concerned about how the conservative court may have decided the case.
Judge Rules Part of Texas Abortion Law Unconstitutional

Judge Rules Part of Texas Abortion Law Unconstitutional

"Today's decision has averted a catastrophic health crisis for women across the state of Texas."