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Tennessee Targets Pregnant Women

Weighing in at Slate this past week writer Amanda Marcotte notes some unwelcome movement in the Tennessee legislature that would try to…

Black Women & Bodily Autonomy

The May edition of Essence magazine takes a look at what’s at stake for African-American women in the battle over reproductive rights…

Unexpected Veto of Abortion Ban in WV

Great news out of West Virginia over the weekend. Governor Earl Ray Tomblin vetoed a bill that would have banned abortion after 20-weeks of pregnancy. According to ThinkProgress, Gov…

Women Must Have Control Over Their Own Bodies

Earlier this year France was the latest to join a handful of progressive countries to expand access to reproductive health services — with its National Assembly amending the country’s laws to affirm a woman’s right to an abortion through the first 12 weeks of pregnancy and criminalize…

U.S. Human Rights at the U.N.

The United States government, like all nations that have ratified the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR), must periodically report to the U.N. Human Rights Committee…

WATCH: Texas Law Closes Two More Clinics

Amy Hagstrom Miller, owner of Whole Woman’s Health and our client, appeared on the Rachel Maddow Show last night to deliver devastating news: the unconstitutional law passed in Texas last summer has forced her to close two of her five clinics in the state…

Irish Woman Tweets Abortion Story

After receiving a number of “nasty” messages from anti-choice activists, a blogger in Ireland got angry, and then decided to raise her voice…

Downton Abbey & Black History Month

Great piece over the weekend from Talking Points Memo writer Nicole Beisel. Beisel takes a look at a recent storyline on the popular television show “Downton Abbey” when one of the characters Lady Edith Crawley seeks an illegal abortion…

A Call to Pass the #ActforWomen

Nancy Kaufman, the CEO of the National Council of Jewish Women, makes an impassioned call on Congress to pass the Women’s Health Protection Act in an op-ed that appeared on

India: State must act on contraception

(PRESS RELEASE) Today, Chief Justice Sanjay Kishan Kaul of the High Court of Punjab and Haryana at Chandigarh ordered the government of Haryana to respond within a month to a petition alleging that its reproductive health policy and programs discriminate against women by limiting…