pro-choice

An Anti-Abortion Group Plans To Protest At Both Party Conventions, As If We Needed More To Dread

Because nothing makes you want to give birth to a baby more than a throng of angry conservatives flying seemingly photoshopped horrors in your face. More »


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. More »


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. More »


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 countered that the law didn’t explicitly prevent them from targeting the pregnant woman. Fucking of course they did.More »


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™…. More »


Study Finds Married Women Have More Abortions Than Anyone Else

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


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. More »


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. More »


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. More »


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 stigma against women who choose to utilize these most valuable resources. In Afghanistan, abortion is illegal although birth control is not, but access to birth control is incredibly… More »


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, which was presented to the House of Representatives committee Thursday, would ban “sex-selective and race-based abortions,” which is a fancy way of perpetuating inaccurate and… More »


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 that was eventually signed into law by Gov. Rick Perry. Buoyed by the support of Texans eager for a change in state legislature, and the… More »


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 tree, start plannng for January 22nd.  More »


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, Trans Rights and more, the Right still wants to attack the decisions that women make with regards to women and reproduction. Laws are getting worse,… More »


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 our bodies. More »


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 — except, entirely unsurprisingly, they’re not so good at it! You know, because the idea of women being forced to bear children whether they want to… More »


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 is pro-life—appears poised to approve such a bill this fall and send it to Gov. John Kasich. He has signed abortion restrictions before, reports the… More »


Cecily Strong Calls Out Anti-Choice Lawmakers At White House Correspondents Dinner

Zing! More »


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 gave your adopted daughter to a rapist because you thought she was possessed by Satan. What is the absolute last type of legislation that you want… More »


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 order to do this, however, they have to submit their own plan for health care–which, so far, is not looking too good. Especially for poor… More »


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