Tag Archives: reproductive health

“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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Report finds Latinas face human rights violations in Texas

TweetThe Texas legislature has made a name for itself as a foe of reproductive justice. The state has passed, then struck down, then reinstated some of the most draconian laws designed to prevent people from accessing abortion care. Of course, these tend to be low-income people of color, immigrants, and otherwise marginalized people. Tweet
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Beatriz survived her pregnancy, but at what cost?

Tweet Remember Beatriz? Remember Savita? Or rather, remember #RememberSavita? Media has a funny way of making one story sound like the most important thing in the world, and then dropping that story like a hot potato a week later. Savita was the woman who died in an Irish hospital after having been denied a life-saving [...]
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Native women gain better access to emergency contraception–but still not enough

TweetWhile women of color may receive more counseling on emergency contraception, they certainly don’t always have access to it when they do need it. From the age restrictions that were finally lifted after a court order to pharmacists who spread misinformation or refuse to stock the drug, we know is still not as easy as [...]
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