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What You Must Know About 20-Week Abortion Bans, Like The New One In South Carolina

Abortions past 20 weeks gestation are illegal in the state of South Carolina, effective immediately.

Kylie Cheung | May 26, 2016 - 9:29 pm

Purvi Patel, Convicted Of Feticide After Self-Induced Abortion, Appeals In Indiana Court

The 2009 law Patel was convicted under was meant to be used against third parties inflicting harm on the pregnant woman and her fetus — not the pregnant woman herself. The state

Kylie Cheung | May 24, 2016 - 9:04 am

New Louisiana Abortion Waiting Period Law Has The Most Infuriating Name Ever

On today’s edition of Infuriatingly Deceitful Labels Anti-Choice Lawmakers Use To Disguise Their Stonewalling Access To Healthcare As Being Beneficial To Women™….

Kylie Cheung | May 23, 2016 - 7:40 am

Study Finds Married Women Have More Abortions Than Anyone Else

A new global study just shattered the ultimate myth about women who have abortions.

Kylie Cheung | May 17, 2016 - 10:33 pm

The Supreme Court Just Made An Important, Slightly Confusing Decision On Birth Control Coverage

It’s not necessarily bad news, but it’s not really good news either.

Kylie Cheung | May 16, 2016 - 9:09 pm

This Utah Anti-Abortion Law Puts Clinics In An Awfully Confusing Position

New Utah law requires that fetuses receive anesthesia or painkillers before some abortions…except there’s no evidence that fetuses even feel pain.

Kylie Cheung | May 12, 2016 - 10:11 am

NARAL Just Gave State Lawmakers Pro-Choice Ratings, & Things Are Looking Shockingly Not Good

Pro-choice Washington Democrats performed surprisingly poorly on the NARAL’s pro-choice scorecards, and while some of their ratings were disappointing, the NARAL raised some important points.

Kylie Cheung | May 2, 2016 - 10:47 pm

5 Things You Need To Know About Birth Control Around The World

Marie Stopes International (MSI) and several influential Islamic scholars joined up last week to vigorously campaign both for the spread of birth control and contraceptives for Afghan women, and to combat the cultural…

Kylie Cheung | May 2, 2016 - 9:55 pm

What’s the Prenatal Nondiscrimination Act? Only One of the Worst Abortion Bills Ever, That’s All

If you were already worried about the state of reproductive rights in the United States, boy howdy, get ready to learn all about the Prenatal Nondiscrimination Act (PRENDA). H.R. 4924,…

Jenni Miller | April 15, 2016 - 2:01 pm

Wendy Davis Is Ready To Put On Her Sneakers And Run Again

Way back on June 25, 2013, former Texas Senator Wendy Davis rocked our world by spending 11 hours on her feet in a filibuster to block a restrictive abortion bill…

Jenni Miller | February 4, 2016 - 5:00 pm

14 Essential Accessories for Your Roe v. Wade Anniversary Party

I am not saying that you have to host a Roe v.s. Wade anniversary party,but if you are looking for a reason to throw a fete after you’ve tossed out your Festivus

Lyndsay Kirkham | January 19, 2016 - 9:30 am

Bill Nye Uses Science To Defend Women’s Reproductive Rights

It has been a pretty shitty year for women’s reproductive rights in this country, I think we can all agree. When so much progression has been made for LGBT rights,…

Katrin Higher | September 26, 2015 - 11:00 am

Frisky Rant: Actually, I Love Abortion

In addition to not telling women what to do with our bodies, people — like Bill Nye — need to stop telling us how to feel about what we do with

Katie Klabusich | September 25, 2015 - 10:00 am

Anti-Choicers Try To Play At Feminism, Fail Miserably

Hey guys, did you hear? Feminism is totally cool now. Beyoncé is into it! Everyone wants a piece! And now even anti-choice women want to claim it for themselves –…

Robyn Pennacchia | September 16, 2015 - 3:45 pm

Ohio Aims To Ban Down Syndrome Abortions

Ohio women, take note: Soon you may be unable to get an abortion if you’re doing it to avoid having a baby with Down syndrome. The state’s legislature—most of which…

Newser | August 24, 2015 - 3:45 pm

Guess What That State Rep Who Gave His Adopted Daughters To A Rapist Is Up To Now?!

OK, let’s play a game. Say that you are an Arkansas State Representative who has been in the news for the last couple weeks on account of the fact that you…

Robyn Pennacchia | March 18, 2015 - 12:36 pm

Anti-Choice Male Lawmakers Hope To Remove Maternity Coverage From Obamacare

Now that the GOP has control of both the House and the Senate, they are more determined than ever to rid the country of the Affordable Health Care Act. In…

Robyn Pennacchia | February 5, 2015 - 3:30 pm

House Passes “No Abortions For Poor Ladies” Bill On Roe v. Wade Anniversary

After backing down from a controversial bill that would make abortion illegal after 20 weeks, the Republican controlled House passed another anti-abortion bill today, called “The No Taxpayer Funding For…

Robyn Pennacchia | January 22, 2015 - 6:00 pm

North Dakota Gets Creative In Attempt To Ban Abortion

Last year, the state of North Dakota attempted to enact a “Fetal Heartbeat Bill” that would prevent women from seeking an abortion once a heartbeat can be detected, or at…

Robyn Pennacchia | January 14, 2015 - 4:30 pm
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