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Reproductive Health


Arkansas Lawmakers Pass ‘Plainly Unconstitutional’ Near-Total Ban on Abortion

As the courts have become more conservative, state legislatures have focused more attention on total abortion bans.

How Catholic women fought against Vatican’s prohibition on contraceptives

50 years ago a fierce debate erupted in the Church over "Humanae Vitae", which reiterated the church's ban on artificial contraception.

Lindsey Graham says women ‘have a place in America’ and ‘can go anywhere’ if they are against abortion

Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina says that women are welcome anywhere in the country if they're against abortion.

Amy Coney Barrett is a Grave Threat to Women’s Rights

While abortion rights are at stake, so is access to contraception, maternity health care, and nondiscrimination in insurance guaranteed by the Affordable Care Act.

Tennessee legislature passes fetal heartbeat bill, effectively banning abortions

Tennessee lawmakers have passed a bill backed by the state's Republican governor that would ban abortions after a fetal heartbeat is detected.

More than 200 Republicans in Congress want Supreme Court to overturn Roe v Wade

70% of Senate Republicans, and 85% of House Republicans, are urging the Supreme Court to roll back the clock to before 1973.

Missouri lawmaker wants police officers to stop women from getting abortions

A Missouri lawmaker who once beheaded a chicken to make a point about abortion wants police officers to stop women from terminating pregnancies.

The racist origins of the ‘pro-life’ abortion movement they never talk about

The pro-life movement has been very good about hiding its racist origins. That's because it exposes the true goal of the movement.

When does life begin?

The solution to the political and intellectual log jam is best solved by individuals, not by the Supreme Court.

Christians, Your Bible Shows God Is Not Pro-Life

The truth is that the bible does not endorse the fundamentalist Christian assault on women’s reproductive health.