In Tennessee, North Dakota, and Colorado - three states deciding ballot measures aimed at restricting birth control access and outlawing abortion in the upcoming election - student activists are mobilizing.
The decision immediately allows 13 clinics that had been shuttered earlier this month by the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals to reopen.
Legendary human rights leader Dolores Huerta will be in Denver, Colorado next Friday to take a stand against proposed Amendment 67, a personhood initiative on their ballot this Fall.
The full US Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit on Thursday refused to rehear a March panel decision upholding HB 2.
Although a spokesperson for the Department of Health and Human Services' Office for Civil Rights says the new complaint from the Catholic conference is under review, Rouillard has reiterated that the agency considers abortion a basic health care service.
The groups say lawmakers' insistence that anti-abortion legislation is intended to protect women's health is fundamentally flawed rhetoric.
Georgetown University has formally apologized to students and alumni following a university police response to an off-campus H*yas for Choice protest last week that sparked outrage.
Reproductive health care providers in Texas have asked the US Supreme Court to block enforcement of unnecessary, harmful abortion restrictions in Texas that have closed all but eight of the state's abortion clinics overnight.
Local religious leaders have come together to denounce ballot measures in Tennessee and Colorado that, if passed, would jeopardize access to abortion in those states.
The state of Texas lost all but eight of its abortion clinics overnight after the US Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit ruled that the state could begin enforcing unnecessary and harmful abortion restrictions passed as part of an omnibus anti-abortion bill last year.
The decision comes after Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe ordered a periodic review of the regulations, expressing concern that the TRAP rules were "extreme and punitive" and could endanger women's health.
Michigan state legislators are introducing a new bill that would require private health insurance companies to make "abortion riders" available to health care seekers.
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 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.
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...