“Less than ten days into the New Year and House Republicans are at it again – renewing their assault on women’s reproductive rights."
The Supreme Court decided today to reject a case that would have been a direct assault on Roe v. Wade.
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.
The Israeli government may start funding abortions for women aged 20 to 33 if recommendations recently made by a Health Ministry committee are enacted. Israeli women under the age of 17 and over the ago of 40 already receive subsidized abortion services for personal reasons. Women also get almost automatic approval for an abortion if...
"This body made up of 80 percent men will make a decision that will impact 100 percent of women."
"These findings make clear that more must be done to reduce unintended pregnancy by ensuring Ugandan women have access to family planning services."
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.
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 - 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.
The Jackson Women’s Health Organization – the last abortion clinic in Mississippi – needs our help.