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The House Just Approved a Bill That Restricts Abortion Coverage for Millions of Women

Just one day after Donald Trump reinstated a 32-year-old anti-abortion policy that affects women worldwide, Congress is showcasing its own dedication to rolling back women's reprodu Read More »

Women's Groups Gear Up to Fight for Reproductive Rights in 2017

On Wednesday, Planned Parenthood, the Center for Reproductive Rights, and the American Civil Liberties Union announced that they will join together to challenge restrictive abortion laws in Alaska, Missouri, and North Carolina in an ef Read More »

"Black Monday" Protesters Are Heard: A Lesson in 'Humility' for Polish Government

On Monday, thousands of men and women gathered in the streets of Warsaw, Poland, to protest the country's proposed "total abortion ban," a ban that would ensure the prohibition of any and all abortions in the country, making it even more difficult than it already is for a woman to receive one. Read More »

The Hyde Amendment Has Obstructed Women's Healthcare for 40 Years. This Is Why It's Time to Repeal It

In January 1973, the Supreme Court delivered the landmark Roe v. Wade ruling that legalized abortion throughout the United States. Read More »

Thousands of Texas Women Will Get Free IUDs — Thanks to Planned Parenthood

Planned Parenthood of Greater Texas just received a $2 million donation that will fund long-acting reversible birth control, like intrau Read More »

Chelsea Handler Opens Up About How Roe v. Wade Affected Her Choice

In a recent blog post, comedian Chelsea Handler bravely tells readers about the choice she made during "a very bad stage" in her life.  Read More »

It's Been a Great Two Days for Reproductive Rights

In a series of three victories for women's reproductive rights, the Supreme Court on Tuesday declined to hear cases connected to strict state laws that would have made abortions nearly impossible to o Read More »

Meet The Women Fighting Northern Ireland’s Abortion Ban

In 1967, the Abortion Act made it lawful for any British woman to have an abortion, so long as it was administered by a registered practitioner and two doctors agree an abortion would cause less damage to a woman’s physical or mental health than continuing with the pregnancy. Read More »

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