Posts tagged "Abortion Access"
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."
Virginia Gubernatorial Candidate Gave Thousands to CPCs

Virginia Gubernatorial Candidate Gave Thousands to CPCs

Crisis pregnancy centers have been found to purposefully use inaccurate medical information, false statements, and emotional manipulation to dissuade women from receiving abortion care.
Personhood Measure Will Be on Colorado's Next Ballot

Personhood Measure Will Be on Colorado’s Next Ballot

Anti-abortion activists have collected enough signatures to include a "personhood" measure on Colorado's next state ballot in November 2014, even though Colorado voters have twice rejected personhood initiatives.
Virginia Clinic's TRAP Law Appeal Will Proceed in Court

Virginia Clinic’s TRAP Law Appeal Will Proceed in Court

About 30 supporters of the clinic attended the hearing in the courtroom, and around 75 attended a lively rally before the hearing outside the courthouse.
California Governor Signs Bill Expanding Abortion Access

California Governor Signs Bill Expanding Abortion Access

By expanding abortion access, California bucks the national trend of passing legislation that restricts abortion access.
Nebraska Supreme Court Denies 16-Year-Old Foster Child an Abortion

Nebraska Supreme Court Denies 16-Year-Old Foster Child an Abortion

The Nebraska Supreme Court refused on Friday to grant a 16-year-old foster child's request to get an abortion without parental consent.
Hundreds March at Ohio Statehouse to Protest Anti-Woman Legislation

Hundreds March at Ohio Statehouse to Protest Anti-Woman Legislation

Hundreds of people marched on the Ohio state capital Wednesday and vowed to defeat anti-woman legislation and the politicians who support them.
Advocates Around the World Mobilize for Abortion Access

Advocates Around the World Mobilize for Abortion Access

A flash mob in Indonesia, a pro-choice picnic in New Zealand, and a silent march in Kenya are examples of the variety of events organized around the world.