As U.S. abortion bans take midterm centre stage, a clinic helping Canadians faces a crunch – National |

Dr. Warren Hern has clear memories from the years before Roe v. Wade granted women the right to an abortion. He and his medical school classmates would stay up all night caring for sick women. At first, he said he didn’t understand why they were so ill. Then he learned the women had all tried … Read more

Achieving Reproductive Justice Is Also a Fight for Citizenship

In this op-ed, Marcela Howell, president and CEO of In Our Own Voice: National Black Women’s Reproductive Justice Agenda, explores how reproductive justice is also a fight for the full benefits of U.S. citizenship. Since the passage of Roe v Wade in 1973 that constitutionally protected abortion, the reproductive justice movement has been battling to protect … Read more

Bans Are Resulting In a Decrease In Abortions — But Online Abortion Pills May Be Filing the Gap

Two new studies on abortion after Roe v. Wade was overturned show that the overall number of abortions in the country seem to have fallen slightly, but overseas abortion pill providers may be somewhat filling that gap. A report from #WeCount released on October 28 found that in-clinic abortions declined about 6% from April to … Read more

I Was North Dakota’s Last Abortion Provider

This story was supported by the journalism nonprofit the Economic Hardship Reporting Project. In June, the Supreme Court issued its decision on Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, a landmark ruling that overturned Roe v. Wade and eliminated constitutional protections for abortion care. North Dakota was among more than a dozen states with trigger laws … Read more

Phoebe Bridgers Wants You to Know It’s Healthy to Be Angry

“It’s super safe,” she continues, returning to her own experience. “Shout-out to Planned Parenthood. I was very held during it.” Beyond abortion advocacy, Bridgers has made a point of criticizing politicians like Florida governor Ron DeSantis, whose administration architected the state’s “Don’t Say Gay” policies for students. She led a chant of “F**k DeSantis!” during … Read more

Beto O’Rourke Warns What a Third Greg Abbott Term Could Look Like

Teen Vogue: And if you are to win, what would be your first priority? Beto O’Rourke: There’s so much that we got to get working on after eight years of Greg Abbott, eight years of failure. Let’s take some common sense steps to defend the Second Amendment and better protect the lives of our fellow … Read more

How the First Abortion Speak-Out Revolutionized Activism

This story was originally published by Vanity Fair. “I can tell you the psychological and sociological effect the law has had on me: It’s made me angry!” a woman yelled across the crowded auditorium of the New York City Health Department. It was February 13, 1969, and a phalanx of female protesters had dramatically interrupted … Read more

What the Democratic Party Is Missing About Young Voters

Recent Democratic accomplishments are popular with young voters, with one of the major wins being student loan debt forgiveness. Two-thirds of surveyed voters support the Biden administration’s forgiveness plan, and 40% of voters say student debt forgiveness has made them more supportive overall of Biden and the Democratic Party. Among respondents, the most popular proposals … Read more

Tish James Wants You to Say the Word ‘Abortion’

I had an abortion. Some of these girls had an abortion. And that will continue here in the state of New York, where abortions are safe and legal. Hopefully, the United States Congress will basically move forward and repeal any attacks on reproductive freedom in this country. TV: There have been many big developments in … Read more

How College Students Are Fighting For Abortion Rights on Campus

At a table at Texas A & M University, Molly Davis, 20, stands in front of a sign that reads in bubbly handwriting, “ABORTION IN TX POST ROE.” On the table, there are stacks of goodie bags for students, decorated with glitter and strings. Inside the bags, there are condoms, lube, voter registration cards, pink … Read more