01.13.15 - For Roselyn, a reproductive
health care worker in Uganda—where abortion is legal in some circumstances but
very difficult to access—death is an everyday part of her job due to the high
incidence of unsafe abortions…
01.05.15 - Oklahoma passed a law, which was to go into
effect November 1, 2014, requiring physicians providing medication abortions to
use an obsolete method that does not meet the current standard of care and is
less safe and more burdensome for women than the current practice.
01.05.15 - Oklahoma passed a law in 2014 requiring that physicians providing abortions obtain admitting
privileges at a hospital within thirty miles of the facility where they provide
care, or face criminal and civil penalties.
10.29.14 - This Election Day,
November 4, three states will be voting on ballot initiatives that would
dangerously restrict access to legal abortion services. Here’s what’s at stake
and what you can do.
09.16.14 - In
2013, Kansas passed a law containing more than a dozen harmful measures,
including redefining what constitutes a medical emergency in a way that would
require many pregnant women in life-threatening situations that include
hemorrhage and serious infection to wait at least 24 hours before
Laws that restrict the use of public funds for abortion can create barriers to women’s abortion access that are as difficult for women to overcome as laws that directly restrict the availability of abortion. Funding restrictions endanger women’s health and, as some state courts have held,…