Tag Archives: Reproductive Rights

“We have to stop categorizing abortions as justified or unjustified.”

TweetIn the New York Times, Merritt Tierce applauds Wendy Davis for opening up about her abortions and writes about the more common abortion stories that we don’t hear about as much. This is how it really is, abortion: You do things you regret or don’t understand and then you make other choices because life keeps [...]
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Missouri lawmaker sues to deny his daughters birth control access

TweetMissouri lawmaker Paul Joseph Wieland has brought one of the many cases against Obamacare’s contraceptive coverage benefit. But he’s not doing so in his capacity as a state representative. Nope, he’s doing it as a concerned overbearing father. Irin Carmon reports: One Missouri lawmaker has taken the fight against birth control coverage to a new and [...]
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Undercover audio of Texas anti-choice training session shows how the movement relies on intimidation and harassment

TweetAs anti-choice legislation is increasingly wrapped in the friendly (and dishonest) guise of “patient safety” and anti-choice protestors carefully attempt to rebrand themselves as “sidewalk counselors,” it may be easy for some to forget that harassment and intimidation still play a vital role in the anti-choice movement’s overall strategy. But NARAL Pro-Choice Texas and Progress Texas have [...]
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Alabama’s admitting privileges law was struck down, but it’s still terrifying to be an abortion provider

TweetOn Monday, an Alabama district court blocked the admitting privileges law that would have closed three out of the state’s five abortion clinics. Coming right on the heels of the court smackdown of Mississippi’s similar law, the decision is another heartening blow to the anti-choice strategy of regulating clinics out of existence. The judge was crystal clear: ”If [...]
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“I’m having an abortion on Saturday.”

TweetJenny Kutner got an abortion this past Saturday and wrote a thoughtful piece the day before exploring her feelings leading up to the procedure.  Tweet
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