Leana Wen will be the first physician taking on the role in more than 50 years, and the first immigrant.
The White House Claimed Kavanaugh "Didn't Indicate A Personal View" On Birth Control When He Used The Phrase "Abortion-Inducing Drugs”
“In the hearing, he referred to birth control as abortion-inducing drugs. That was the clearest answer he has given on reproductive health thus far,” a Planned Parenthood spokesperson said about the Supreme Court nominee.
His 2003 comments are at odds with what he repeatedly told senators during his hearing Wednesday.
Brett Kavanaugh Calls Roe V. Wade “Settled” Precedent But Won’t Give His Own Opinion On Abortion Rights
Kavanaugh called the 1973 Supreme Court decision that legalized abortion nationwide a “precedent on a precedent.”
“This is a challenge on our side: We’re trying to force something to be a voter’s top issue in an unrealistic time frame.”
At the Pro-Life Women’s Convention in Missouri, anti-abortion advocates pushed for women-centric language and Pinterest-style campaigns over the bloody posters and antagonism favored by the old guard.
The ruling protecting abortion rights may not be overturned entirely, but instead chipped away at slowly. Even if it is, abortion won’t suddenly be illegal nationwide.
The bill, which will be released Tuesday, comes in response to a BuzzFeed News report on pregnant women who say they were mistreated while in immigration detention.
Senators Call For An Investigation Of Alleged Mistreatment Of Pregnant Women In Immigration Detention
The letter cited “harmful and substandard conditions” for pregnant women in ICE and Border Patrol custody in response to a BuzzFeed News report.
Trump’s SCOTUS Pick Is Drawing Heat On Both Sides Of The Abortion Debate Over The Case Of An Undocumented Teen
Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s dissent in the case of an undocumented teenager trying to get an abortion is either the first step to overturning Roe v. Wade or doesn't go far enough, depending on whom you ask.
Pregnant women in immigration detention under the Trump administration say they have been denied medical care, shackled around the stomach, and abused.
After Kennedy's Retirement, Groups On Both Sides Of The Abortion Debate Are Gearing Up To Fight Over Roe V. Wade
Planned Parenthood and Susan B. Anthony List are already planning to pour resources into the next Supreme Court fight, both casting it as a pivotal moment in the abortion debate.
The Supreme Court Just Axed Part Of A California Law That Requires Crisis Pregnancy Centers To Post Abortion Information
The case brought arguments over free speech, yet again, to the abortion debate.
The Department of Health and Human Services is releasing a proposed rule that creates new barriers for family planning organizations that discuss or provide abortions.
Iowa’s Governor Just Signed The Most Restrictive Abortion Law In The Country. Planned Parenthood Says They’ll Sue.
Planned Parenthood told BuzzFeed News it plans to sue.
The organizations argue that new guidelines unfairly favor anti-abortion and pro-abstinence groups.
If Gov. Kim Reynolds signs the bill, Iowa will become the first state to ban abortion at 6 weeks.
Republicans And Anti-Abortion Groups Are Pushing The Trump Administration To Partially Defund Planned Parenthood
The groups are demanding that the administration cut family planning funding from any organizations that refer patients for abortions or perform the procedure in the same building.
Three Courts Have Now Blocked The Trump Administration From Cutting Funding For Teen Pregnancy Prevention Programs
As the Trump administration makes the shift toward abstinence for teen health programs, three courts ruled that they have to keep funding Obama-era programs.
A new announcement compares the risk of teen sex to "drug use" or "failing to use a seatbelt."