Planned Parenthood Has Ousted Its President, Leana Wen, Amid A Dispute Over The Organization's Direction
Wen had worked to emphasize the group’s status as a health care provider, leading to concerns among some staff that the organization was moving away from politics.
A Federal Judge Has Blocked Ohio’s 6-Week Abortion Ban
Ohio is one of several states to pass strict abortion bans in the past few months.
These Powerful Letters Show Why Women Have Abortions
"Thank you for helping save my life by allowing me to choose," one woman wrote to an abortion fund that helps pay for women to have abortions they couldn’t otherwise afford.
She Got An Abortion In Arkansas At 21 Weeks. Soon, That Could Be Illegal.
A 25-year-old woman tried for five months to get an abortion. By the time she made it to the clinic, it was almost too late.
This Mom And Her Seven Kids Have Dedicated Their Lives To Helping Women Get Abortions In The South
The Mississippi Reproductive Freedom Fund helps women get abortions when they can’t afford them. It’s run by a mom and her seven kids.
Sen. Chris Coons Thinks Churchgoing Christians Could Help Turn The Tide For Abortion Rights. If Only Democrats Would Talk To Them.
As abortion is becoming one of the most important issues in the country, Coons argues that Democrats are leaving churchgoers behind.
Trump Tried To Let Health Care Providers Refuse To Provide Transgender Care And Abortions — Now He’s Getting Sued
Health care groups are suing the Trump administration arguing that the rule could create a “chilling effect” that would greatly decrease access to abortion and sex reassignment care.
Almost All The 2020 Presidential Candidates Say They Want To Make Roe V. Wade Law
The proposal isn’t new, but before last week it lived in relative obscurity. Now, nearly every Democrat running for president has it at the top of their platform.
Cory Booker Vows To Make Roe V. Wade The Law Of The Land As President
The 2020 hopeful told BuzzFeed News that recent abortion restrictions are “a threat to women's freedoms and women's rights all over our country,” not just in the states that have passed them.
All Of These New Anti-Abortion Laws Are Part Of A National Effort To Overturn Roe V. Wade
Anti-abortion activists have been pushing these restrictive state laws for years in a concerted, national effort to get the Supreme Court to overturn Roe v. Wade.
The ACLU Is Suing Over Ohio’s Six-Week Abortion Ban
Courts have struck down similar laws in Iowa, Kentucky, and North Dakota, and legal challenges are pending or expected in several states. No such ban has taken effect so far.
The Trump Administration Will Allow Health Workers To Refuse Abortion And Sex Reassignment Services
The rule will protect discrimination based on “conscience” or “religious beliefs,” but opponents argue it will greatly limit access to care.
Cecile Richards Is Starting A New Political Organization And Linking Back Up With Planned Parenthood
Richards is partnering with Alicia Garza of Black Lives Matter and Ai-jen Poo of the National Domestic Workers Alliance to mobilize activists with their new group, Supermajority.
Trump Is Gutting Health Care Protections For Transgender People And Those Who Have Had Abortions
A draft rule released Friday would undo nondiscrimination protections in health care for those who have had abortions as well as transgender people.
Inside The San Diego Church Where ICE And Border Patrol Bring Pregnant Women
For years, ICE and Border Patrol dropped off pregnant women at Christ Ministry Center. Now, as a record number of families are overwhelming the border, the church is overcrowded and being shut down.
The Supreme Court Will Decide Whether Employers Can Discriminate Against LGBT Employees
The court will look at whether Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, which prevents discrimination “on the basis of sex,” applies to LGBT individuals.
Ohio's Governor Just Banned Abortion After A Month And A Half
Ohio is the seventh state to pass legislation that bans abortion after a heartbeat is detected. So far, none of the legislation has successfully become law.
Trump Is Doubling Down On His Already Expansive Anti-Abortion Foreign Policy
Trump’s rule banning US funding from groups that “provide or promote” abortion was already further-reaching than any previous Republican president’s.
Military Doctors Told Them It Was Just "Female Problems." Weeks Later, They Were In The Hospital.
From body armor to health care, the US military has been slow to adapt to women in its ranks. Female service members are paying the price, often with lifelong consequences.
Rep. Ilhan Omar Has Apologized For Using “Anti-Semitic Tropes” In a Tweet After Democratic Leaders Criticized Her
Omar suggested in a tweet that support for Israel was “all about the Benjamins,” earning her criticism from both parties.