Posts Tagged Reproductive Rights

I stand with Planned Parenthood sign

Just one more reason Planned Parenthood should be supported — not attacked

Ed. note: This post was originally published on the Community site.

Churches are burning, gun violence is killing people, wages are too low, families are being separated and deported, and reproductive freedom is under attack.

Ed. note: This post was originally published on the Community site.

Churches are burning, gun violence is killing people, wages are too low, families are being separated and deported, and reproductive freedom is under attack.

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Doctors who began providing abortions before Roe v. Wade tell their stories

At New York Magazine, seven doctors who began providing abortions before or shortly after Roe v. Wade reflect on what it was like in those early days, and how anti-choice violence and legislation has affected them in the decades since. 

At New York Magazine, seven doctors who began providing abortions before or shortly after Roe v. Wade reflect on what it was like in those early days, and how anti-choice violence and legislation has affected them in ...

waiting room

Thanks to clinic closures, some Texans are forced to wait 20 days to get an abortion

According to an unsurprising but nonetheless concerning study, when half the abortion clinics in a state are forced to shut down, wait times to schedule an abortion appointment increase — by a lot. 

According to an unsurprising but nonetheless concerning study, when half the abortion clinics in a state are forced to shut down, wait times to schedule an abortion appointment increase — by a lot. 

Hinder

Apple rejects satirical app that exposes politicians who are against repro rights

Comedian Lizz Winstead, co-creator of The Daily Show and vocal reproductive rights advocate, recently created Hinder, a satirical app that shows you which politicians are trying to limit access to birth control, abortion, and sex education in your state.

Comedian Lizz Winstead, co-creator of The Daily Show and vocal reproductive rights advocate, recently created Hinder, a satirical app that shows you which politicians are trying to limit access to birth control, abortion, and sex education in ...

Pope Francis

Pope Francis says Catholics can be forgiven for having abortions if they’re contrite

In a new order, Pope Francis says that during the Vatican’s upcoming Holy Year of Mercy, priests are allowed to absolve Catholics who have had an abortion of their “grave sin” as long as they really, really regret it.

In a new order, Pope Francis says that during the Vatican’s upcoming Holy Year of Mercy, priests are allowed to absolve Catholics who have had an abortion of their “grave sin” as long as they really, really regret it.

map of average distance to abortion clinic

Map of the Day: The average distance to the nearest abortion clinic in every county

In the New York Times, Kim Soffen explores how Texas’s abortion restrictions in the last few years have increased the distance to the nearest abortion clinic — and, if they’re declared constitutional by the Supreme Court, will likely serve as the template for gutting abortion access across the country. 

In the New York Times, Kim Soffen explores how Texas’s abortion restrictions in the last few years have increased the distance to the nearest abortion clinic — and, if they’re declared constitutional by the ...

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Pro-choice for Christ

“When I introduce myself, I tell people I’m a sexologist and a minister. The most likely response is that people laugh,” says Reverend Debra Haffner. “They see those terms as oxymorons, kind of like ‘jumbo shrimp.’” 

“When I introduce myself, I tell people I’m a sexologist and a minister. The most likely response is that people laugh,” says Reverend Debra Haffner. “They see those terms as oxymorons, kind of like ‘jumbo shrimp.’” 

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