abortion

Purvi Patel’s Feticide Conviction Was Overturned, But It’s Not A Total Reproductive Rights Victory

On Friday, the Indiana Court of Appeals overturned Purvi Patel’s feticide conviction, but it’s not the reproductive rights victory you may immediately think. If you’re unfamiliar with Patel’s case, she…

Lauren Holter | July 22, 2016 - 3:11 pm

The Republican Platform’s War On Women’s Rights: What You Need To Know

On women’s rights, the party started from the bottom and has somehow managed to get lower.

Kylie Cheung | July 18, 2016 - 8:44 am

How The First Amendment Defense Act Would Be A Disaster For Women

You could literally be fired or evicted for having premarital sex.

Kylie Cheung | July 15, 2016 - 10:14 am

Mike Pence’s Abysmal Record On Women’s Issues Is As Bad As It Gets

Prepare yourself for some Trump-level sexism, over here.

Kylie Cheung | July 14, 2016 - 7:07 pm

Congress Is Voting On A Dangerous Women’s Health Bill You Need To Know About

As the debate over what constitutes personhood rages on, here’s a friendly reminder that pregnant women are CONFIRMED persons with constitutional rights.

Kylie Cheung | July 13, 2016 - 8:44 am

Texas’ Anti-Choice Laws Were Actually Counterproductive For Conservatives, Forcing Women To Have Abortions Later

Anti-abortion regulations don’t even achieve conservatives’ goals, so basically, they’re shitty for everyone.

Kylie Cheung | July 9, 2016 - 12:21 pm

Why Chelsea Handler’s ‘Playboy’ Essay About Her Two Abortions Is So Important

It wastes no time in dismantling just about every cultural myth about abortion in existence.

Kylie Cheung | July 1, 2016 - 1:19 pm

Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s Abortion Opinion Shattered One Prevalent Abortion Myth

And, frankly, the facts are on her side.

Kylie Cheung | June 28, 2016 - 6:02 pm

5 States With Abortion Laws Similar To The One SCOTUS Struck Down

Sadly and unsurprisingly, Texas is not alone in their backwards and restrictive abortion laws.

Bronwyn Isaac | June 27, 2016 - 7:47 pm

Here’s What The SCOTUS Abortion Ruling Means For Reproductive Rights

Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt is such a big deal because Texas is far from the only state to institute anti-abortion laws disguised as public health initiatives.

Lauren Holter | June 27, 2016 - 10:08 am

Abortion Rates Soar In Zika-Stricken Countries, As Women Try To Avoid Major Birth Defects

Abortion might be illegal in most of these countries, but clearly that isn’t stopping it.

Kylie Cheung | June 23, 2016 - 3:11 pm

A Drone Delivered Abortion Drugs To Northern Ireland In Bold Protest Of Its Dangerous Laws

Technology has made everything more accessible — now including abortion meds.

Lauren Holter | June 21, 2016 - 4:16 pm

The Supreme Court Will Rule On These 3 Controversial Issues Very Soon

What with the crazy dialogues surrounding racial injustice, immigration, and women’s rights throughout the Supreme Court’s wild 2015-2016 term, all eyes are on three cases in particular.

Kylie Cheung | June 21, 2016 - 11:34 am

Kerry Washington Opens Up About Hateful Responses To The ‘Scandal’ Abortion Scene

Because of course internet trolls felt the need to shame a woman for shamelessly obtaining a safe, legal medical procedure.

Kylie Cheung | June 16, 2016 - 1:17 pm

Here’s What Oklahoma’s Anti-Choice Goals Are Costing The Sooner State

With a $1.3 billion budget deficit, Oklahoma passed a bill to fund anti-choice propaganda in public schools, because who needs education funding when you could further stigmatize abortion?

Kylie Cheung | June 15, 2016 - 3:10 pm

Oklahoma Creates Sex Ed For An “Abortion-Free Society,” As If American Sex Ed Wasn’t Bad Enough Already

They’ll tell teens that life begins at conception, but won’t tell them what fucking actually is. That has to be confusing.

Karen Fratti | June 14, 2016 - 11:30 am

DIY Abortions Are On The Rise Thanks To More Limited Abortion Access

A sad commentary on the diminishing availability of abortion as a medical procedure.

Kylie Cheung | June 4, 2016 - 11:00 am

Report: Fox News’ Coverage Of Abortion Is Mostly Men Telling Lies

On today’s segment of not-so-surprising news…

Kylie Cheung | June 2, 2016 - 10:15 am

Sarah Silverman Thinks Male Masturbation Should Be Legislated Like Abortion, Because Equality

Sperm is life, and you know what that means: We’ve gotta legislate that shit.”

Kylie Cheung | May 27, 2016 - 8:36 am
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