Posts tagged "Abortion Access"
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.
Anti-Abortion Activist Hired for North Carolina Health Policy Position

Anti-Abortion Activist Hired for North Carolina Health Policy Position

This hire is the latest in a string of politically charged hiring decisions at the agency, reports the News Observer.
Supreme Court to Decide New Abortion Pill Case

Supreme Court to Decide New Abortion Pill Case

An Oklahoma law that could outlaw all drug-induced abortions - and could have a sweeping impact on other abortion laws across the nation - is headed to the U.S. Supreme Court.
Women Diagnosed with Fetal Abnormalities Denied Abortions in U.K.

Women Diagnosed with Fetal Abnormalities Denied Abortions in U.K.

Two UK non-profits will testify today that women diagnosed with fetal anomalies are denied abortions and forced to deliver their stillborn babies.
More Texas Planned Parenthood Clinics Close

More Texas Planned Parenthood Clinics Close

Planned Parenthood closed two rural Texas clinics last week.
California Bill Expanding Abortion Access Sent to Governor

California Bill Expanding Abortion Access Sent to Governor

Assembly Bill 154, written by Assembly Majority Leader Toni Atkins (D-San Diego), will allow nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and certified midwives to perform abortions within the first 12 weeks of a woman's pregnancy.
Circuit Court Strikes Down Arizona Anti-Abortion Bill

Circuit Court Strikes Down Arizona Anti-Abortion Bill

An Arizona bill intended to strip Medicaid funding from doctors and clinics that provide abortions was defeated in court last week.
Report Shows Over 50 Abortion Clinics Across US Have Closed Since 2010

Report Shows Over 50 Abortion Clinics Across US Have Closed Since 2010

When clinics close, women face tangible consequences.
Our Choice, Our Voice: On Speaking Out and Not Being Spoken Down To

Our Choice, Our Voice: On Speaking Out and Not Being Spoken Down To

Women want, and deserve, to make their own choices.
It's Her Choice

It’s Her Choice

There are myriad reasons why a woman has the right to choose which I couldn’t possibly begin to list here.
Our Constitutional Right to Abortion Regardless of Religion

Our Constitutional Right to Abortion Regardless of Religion

I was raised a Protestant fundamentalist during the 1960’s and the evils of abortion were never mentioned.
How US Policy Denies Life-Saving Care to Women Raped in War

How US Policy Denies Life-Saving Care to Women Raped in War

“I have nothing to give the child. How can I return to school? I am a woman with a bad reputation. I have no future. I cannot go to study anymore. I am a woman without a future.”
There Was Zero Question in My Mind

There Was Zero Question in My Mind

I did not want to be pregnant and definitely did not want a child. I felt no ambiguity or uncertainty about this. What I felt was determined.
Let’s Make Access to Abortion Meaningful for All Women

Let’s Make Access to Abortion Meaningful for All Women

Meaningful access to abortion includes affordability, health care coverage, and physical access or proximity to a provider.