06.13.13 - Technically, abortion has been legal in Ireland for two decades, but under extremely narrow circumstances. In practical terms, though, legal exceptions to a near total ban on abortion were either unclear or disregarded or both…
05.31.13 - The Center’s president and CEO, Nancy Northup, reflects on the agonizing plight of an El Salvadoran woman known publicly as Beatriz, who for many weeks has faced the risk of death and suffered cruel and inhuman treatment because of the country’s complete ban on abortion…
The 2010 Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act included a mandate for employers to provide copay-free contraception to its workers, effectively
putting birth control within the reach of millions more women—and potentially saving billions in health care costs that arise from…
This case challenges provisions of North Dakota House Bill 1297, passed
during the 2011 legislative session, which would effectively ban all
abortions in the state by requiring compliance with conditions
for the provision of "abortion-inducing drugs" that are
Since the day the United States Supreme Court found in Roe v. Wade constitutional protections for women's right to decide whether to continue or
end a pregnancy, opponents of that fundamental right have been focused on chipping those protections away.
As of April 1, women in France who need an abortion can get one without worrying about whether they can afford it. The government will pay 100 percent of
the cost. The legislation also includes a measure to pay for the total cost of contraception for adolescent girls age 15 to 18…
The most unpopular Congress in history didn't take that title by accident or through a stroke of bad luck. The 112th Congress, which came to an
end just a few months ago, earned a record-setting rate of disapproval from U.S. voters because of its legislative record.