Posts Tagged abortion rights

A black woman wearing scrubs, with locs in a headband, looks at the camera while at her desk. She is an abortion provider.

TRAPPED documentary shows us what abortion restrictions really mean

You hear about the ongoing state restrictions against abortion access in the news all too often. But what do they mean for women’s every day lives when summed all together? TRAPPED, a new documentary by Dawn Porter, seeks to show us.

You hear about the ongoing state restrictions against abortion access in the news all too often. But what do they mean for women’s every day lives when summed all together? TRAPPED, a new documentary by ...

draw the line

WATCH: Some of our favorite actresses read real abortion stories for #DrawTheLine

Draw the Line is a campaign led by the Center for Reproductive Rights that is using personal stories to mobilize people to stand up for abortion. And they rely on some of our on-screen favorites to share these stories.

Draw the Line is a campaign led by the Center for Reproductive Rights that is using personal stories to mobilize people to stand up for abortion. And they rely on some of our on-screen favorites ...

Seth Meyers screenshot

Watch: Seth Meyers fact-checks that chart at the Planned Parenthood hearing

On his show last night, Seth Meyers took a closer look at the Planned Parenthood hearing this week. He effectively captures the absurdity of the whole thing — from the constant interruptions of Cecile Richards to the fact that Donald Trump is somehow the voice of relative reason among Republicans when it comes to Planned Parenthood. 

On his show last night, Seth Meyers took a closer look at the Planned Parenthood hearing this week. He effectively captures the absurdity of the whole thing — from the constant interruptions of Cecile Richards ...

cecile richards being interrupted screen shot

Watch: Every time lawmakers interrupted the head of Planned Parenthood yesterday

Were you wise enough to spare your blood pressure and avoid watching any of the House committee hearing on Planned Parenthood yesterday? Good call, but I’m gonna suggest you at least get a taste of it by watching this video of all the times Cecile Richards was interrupted by her grandstanding, anti-choice interrogators. 

Were you wise enough to spare your blood pressure and avoid watching any of the House committee hearing on Planned Parenthood yesterday? Good call, but I’m gonna suggest you at least get a taste of it by ...

mifepristone

Today is the 15th anniversary of the abortion pill’s approval in the US

Today marks the 15th anniversary of when the FDA approved mifepristone — aka RU-486, aka “the abortion pill” — for use in the United States. But anti-choice restrictions have prevented us from realizing its full potential. 

Today marks the 15th anniversary of when the FDA approved mifepristone — aka RU-486, aka “the abortion pill” — for use in the United States. But anti-choice restrictions have prevented us from realizing its full potential. 

Load More