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Meet The Good Doctor At Mississippi's Only Abortion Clinic

Meet The Good Doctor At Mississippi’s Only Abortion Clinic

by Carla Murphy on July 31 2014, 10:39AM

In a 2-1 vote yesterday, the clinic narrowly missed being shut down

Topics: Health, /NOW

Supreme Court Strikes Down Law That Created Buffer Zones Around Abortion Clinics

Supreme Court Strikes Down Law That Created Buffer Zones Around Abortion Clinics

by Akiba Solomon on June 26 2014, 12:15PM

The law violated free speech say justices

Topics: Gender & Sexuality

South Dakota Uses Asian Stereotypes to Pass Anti-Abortion Law

South Dakota Uses Asian Stereotypes to Pass Anti-Abortion Law

by Julianne Hing on March 27 2014, 6:04PM

South Dakota lawmakers show they care about female Asian babies by cracking down on women’s health rights.

Topics: Health, /NOW

Last Abortion Clinic in the Rio Grande Valley Shuttered

Last Abortion Clinic in the Rio Grande Valley Shuttered

by Von Diaz on March 7 2014, 11:45AM

Another bad week in reproductive health rights.

Topics: /NOW, War on Women

Alabama House Passes Four Strict Abortion Bills

Alabama House Passes Four Strict Abortion Bills

by Von Diaz on March 6 2014, 10:30AM

Among the new restrictions is the ‘heartbeat ban,’ which bans abortions after six weeks.

Topics: /NOW, On Gender, War on Women

A Bleak Year for Reproductive Justice

A Bleak Year for Reproductive Justice

by Von Diaz on December 31 2013, 12:11PM

After another challenging year for reproductive rights, many states are looking at fresh battles in 2014.

Topics: Health, War on Women

Advocates Prepare for Next Round in New York Women's Equality Act

Advocates Prepare for Next Round in New York Women’s Equality Act

by Von Diaz on November 12 2013, 11:56AM

The act is meant to ensure equal pay provisions, standards around sexual harassment, and protections for survivors of domestic violence.

Topics: /NOW

Albuquerque Residents Set to Vote on Abortion Ban

Albuquerque Residents Set to Vote on Abortion Ban

by Von Diaz on November 7 2013, 12:24PM

If passed, it would be the first municipal ban on abortion in the nation.

Topics: /NOW

TRAP Laws Are the New Battleground for Abortion Rights

TRAP Laws Are the New Battleground for Abortion Rights

by Von Diaz on November 5 2013, 6:14PM

As the abortion wars wage on in Texas, ubiquitous TRAP laws seem to be spreading across the country.

Topics: War on Women

Federal Court Reinstates Parts of Texas Abortion Law

Federal Court Reinstates Parts of Texas Abortion Law

by Von Diaz on November 1 2013, 2:19PM

A federal appeals court voted to reverse last week’s decision to block certain portions of the controversial new Texas abortion law.

Topics: /NOW

Federal Judge Blocks Portion of Texas Abortion Law

Federal Judge Blocks Portion of Texas Abortion Law

by Akiba Solomon on October 28 2013, 4:37PM

Provision that would required abortion providers to have hospital admitting privileges is found unconstitutional

Topics: Gender & Sexuality, /NOW

A Comic Guide to Sneaky Abortion Laws

A Comic Guide to Sneaky Abortion Laws

by Von Diaz on October 24 2013, 4:55PM

The ACLU commissioned illustrator Jen Sorensen to create a comic detailing the past year in abortion legislation.

Topics: /NOW

The Missionary Movement to 'Save' Black Babies

The Missionary Movement to ‘Save’ Black Babies

by Akiba Solomon on May 2 2013, 7:40AM

Akiba Solomon looks inside the anti-abortion movement’s evangelical drive to reach “urban” and “underserved” women and communities.

Topics: Gender & Sexuality, Health, War on Women

Federal Judge Stops Mississippi’s Anti-Choice Law — For Now

by Jamilah King on April 16 2013, 4:43PM

The state’s last remaining abortion clinic will remain open.

Topics: /NOW

Fact-Checking the Right's Latest Lie About Kermit Gosnell and Abortion

Fact-Checking the Right’s Latest Lie About Kermit Gosnell and Abortion

by Akiba Solomon on April 12 2013, 5:15PM

Over at Salon, Irin Carmon reports on what appears to be a coordinated strategy by Brietbart.com, Michelle Malkin and FOX News to amplify and redistribute a false claim about “liberal media” and reproductive health activists concealing details of the ongoing…

Topics: /NOW

Where Do You Draw the Line Between Privacy and Public Safety? [Reader Forum]

Where Do You Draw the Line Between Privacy and Public Safety? [Reader Forum]

by Nia King on January 28 2013, 9:03AM

Readers sound off on the policing of people of color everywhere, from the streets to between the sheets.

Topics: Criminal Justice, Health

5 Things I Learned About Abortion by Checking My Assumptions at the Door

5 Things I Learned About Abortion by Checking My Assumptions at the Door

by Samara Azam-Yu on January 22 2013, 8:48AM

On the 40th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, Samara Azam-Yu reflects on helping her peers deal with the complex, messy realities of reproductive health in a world without equity.

Topics: Health, War on Women

Why is Abortion a Sidenote in the Big Show?

Why is Abortion a Sidenote in the Big Show?

by Akiba Solomon on October 12 2012, 11:26AM

Staunchly anti-choice Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan got off easy on reproductive health rights at last night’s debate. Which makes sense, since the issue was cast as a personal matter.

Topics: Gender, Gender & Sexuality, Politics

An Open Letter to Rep. Todd Akin From Women of Color Activists

An Open Letter to Rep. Todd Akin From Women of Color Activists

by Akiba Solomon on August 24 2012, 11:18AM

Rep. Akin, I and a few women of color activists have some information for you about the nature of rape and legitimacy. Since you draft laws that affect our bodies, we ask that you read every word.

Topics: 2012 Election, Gender, Gender & Sexuality, Todd Akin

House GOP Memo: 'Abortion Is Leading Cause of Death' for Blacks

House GOP Memo: ‘Abortion Is Leading Cause of Death’ for Blacks

by Jorge Rivas on February 7 2012, 12:36PM

A new bill in the House, pushed by the GOP, would separately classify ‘black abortions’ from abortions in general.

Topics: Gender & Sexuality, Health, /NOW

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