Norma McCorvey, the plaintiff from the Roe v. Wade (1973) case, has once again publicly changed her stance in support of abortion, and also admitted that she only came out against abortion after being paid by anti-abortion groups. These statements come to light in the documentary “AKA Jane Roe”—directed by Nick Sweeney and filmed just before her death in […]
Marie Newman Defeats Longtime Incumbent Anti-Choice Democrat in Illinois Primary
On Tuesday night, Democratic primary candidate Marie Newman beat out longtime incumbent Democrat Rep. Dan Lipinski for a chance at becoming the next Congressional representative from Illinois’ 3rd district. Lipinski is well known as one of the Democratic party’s anti-abortion members. He opposed two landmark pieces of progressive legislation in recent years: the Affordable Care […]
Judge Orders Anti-Abortion Group to Cease Release of Secretly Recorded NAF Meetings
In a victory for abortion providers under attack from anti-abortion extremist group Center for Medical Progress, a United States District Court judge issued a preliminary injunction ordering the group and its leaders to halt the release of several surreptitiously-recorded videos filmed illegally at National Abortion Federation meetings.
Last Full-Time Abortion Clinic in Kentucky Vandalized Twice in Three Weeks
Kentucky’s last remaining full-time abortion clinic has been vandalized twice in less than one month.
Washington State Clears Planned Parenthood of Wrongdoing
A Washington state investigation into Planned Parenthood has found “no evidence” of wrongdoing on the part of the women’s reproductive healthcare provider following allegations the organization was selling or profiting from fetal tissue donations.
Oklahoma State Court Blocks One Anti-Abortion Measure, Allows Another
An Oklahoma state court blocked a measure yesterday that would have banned the most commonly used method of second trimester abortion. The court allowed, however, a tripling of the state’s mandatory waiting period from 24 to 72 hours.
Senate Democrats Block Restrictive 20-Week Abortion Ban
Senate Dems blocked HR 36, a restrictive 20-week abortion ban that would force rape survivors under 18 years of age seeking abortion care to report the crime to authorities.
Alaska Court Protects Abortion Access for Low-Income Women
In a win for low-income women in Alaska, a state court judge strikes down a law limiting Medicaid abortion coverage.
Ohio Bill Would Ban Abortion Due to Down Syndrome Diagnosis
In the latest attempt to limit access to abortion in Ohio, legislatures are proposing a bill that would prohibit abortion when a fetus tests positive for Down Syndrome.