reproductive justice

Study Shows Abortion Rates Are Down–But Not For Reasons Anti-Choicers Will Like

Increased rates of birth control use have led to fewer unintended pregnancies.

Robyn Pennacchia | March 3, 2016 - 5:30 pm

Shocking Study Shows States Lie To Patients Seeking Abortion

One-third of all women seeking abortion in the United States are given misleading information.

Robyn Pennacchia | March 1, 2016 - 6:00 pm

Yet Another Republican Thinks Rape And Incest Can’t Result In Pregnancy

That’s not how this works. That’s not how any of this works.

Robyn Pennacchia | March 1, 2016 - 10:00 am

Thousands Of Women Want Justice Kennedy To Know Abortion Was The Right Choice For Them

Arguments for Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt will be heard this Wednesday.

Robyn Pennacchia | February 29, 2016 - 2:45 pm

SCOTUS Dashes North Dakota’s Dreams Of Basically Outlawing Abortion

North Dakota Republicans hoped to be able to pass a law banning abortion after 6 weeks.

Robyn Pennacchia | January 25, 2016 - 6:30 pm

Retta, Elizabeth Banks And More Tell Abortion Stories For Roe V. Wade Anniversary

Words matter. Stories matter. People matter.

As the abortion storytelling movement continues to pick up momentum and people become bolder about a procedure one in three

Katie Klabusich | January 21, 2016 - 1:00 pm

Sorry, Not Sorry: Why I Won’t Apologize for My Abortion

 

The critics are unanimous: Women apologize too much.

We seem to be sorry for every goddamn thing, even when we’re not

Sarah Grey | January 21, 2016 - 10:30 am

Arizona Passes Bill Requiring Doctors To Lie, Say Abortions Are “Reversible”

Abortions are not, in fact, reversible.

Robyn Pennacchia | March 26, 2015 - 4:30 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

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

The Soapbox: Why We Cannot Have Reproductive Justice Without Fighting Police Brutality

“Some problems we share as women, some we do not. You fear your children will grow up to join the patriarchy and testify against you, we fear our children will…

Hannah Giorgis | August 13, 2014 - 9:00 am

Shocking: 250 Women In California Were Pressured Into Sterilization

Almost 250 female inmates in the California prison system were sterilized — some after being pressured by doctors — between 1997 and 2010, according to a a new report. The

Daley Quinn | July 12, 2013 - 2:30 pm

Swedish Lesbians Hogging The Sperm Bank Stockpile

When my boyfriend IM’d me something called “Swedish Lesbians Suck Sperm Banks Dry,” I initially thought he was just horny. But, lo and behold, it’s actually an article about how…

Jessica Wakeman | July 31, 2009 - 4:20 pm