Tag Archives: reproductive health

Quick Hit: “Prevent women from living my tragedy”

TweetIn an op-ed calling on West Virginia lawmakers to reject a 20-week abortion they’re considering, Danielle Deaver describes what happened when her pregnancy went horribly wrong at 22 weeks: Nebraska was the first of a handful of states to enact a so-called “20 week abortion ban,” similar to a bill considered by the West Virginia Legislature. [...]
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Watch: Maddow reports on reproductive health care access in the Rio Grande Valley

Tweet In this must-watch segment, Rachel Maddow reports on the terrible situation in Texas’s far south Rio Grand Valley thanks to the state’s devastating cuts to reproductive health care.  Tweet
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Quote of the Day: “An abortion doesn’t un-rape a woman.”

Tweet*Trigger warning* So last night I tuned into CrossFire on CNN to support my friend and new CNN contributor Sally Kohn.The debate about women’s reproductive rights on the 41st anniversary of Roe v. Wade was between anti-choice hoaxter Lila Rose and NARAL President Ilyse Hogue. When I tuned in, I expected to hear Lila Rose spew [...]
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“All she is is a host for a fetus”: Brain-dead pregnant woman forced to stay on life support in Texas

Tweet You’re likely already familiar with the harsh reality of abortion restrictions in Texas. In particular, we’ve covered the ordeal of the Munoz family, who are being forced to keep Marlise Munoz alive even though she was declared brain dead before Thanksgiving when she was 14 weeks pregnant and despite her clearly expressed wishes to her husband, Erick Munoz, that [...]
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A woman who was denied treatment when she miscarried is suing the Catholic Bishops

Tweet In a first of its kind lawsuit, a Michigan woman is suing the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops after a Catholic hospital refused to properly treat her when she miscarried.  Tweet
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