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

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

Republicans’ Women Problem Is Extra Jarring in This Year’s Midterms

In the face of these more positive prospects for Democrats, Republicans have offered a disjointed response. Some candidates are toning down antiabortion references on their websites in an apparent effort to distance themselves from a politically unpopular stance, such as Blake Masters, who is running against incumbent senator Mark Kelly for Senate in Arizona and … Read more

Abortion Bans Are Limiting Where I Can Go to College

In this op-ed, high school student and youth advocate for Peer Health Exchange Wendy Marroquin explores why they feel limited in where they can attend college because of abortion bans. In August I became a high school senior, and, for me and my classmates, college admissions instantly became a big priority. Just a few months … Read more

My Journey From Anti-Choice Evangelical to Repro Rights Reporter

Editor’s note: This excerpt has been slightly condensed for length. FOR TWENTY-THREE YEARS, I was vehemently antiabortion. My parents raised my sister and me in a tiny evangelical Methodist church in our West Tennessee farming community, the sort of place where casseroles and cakes appear when something bad befalls anyone within the county lines. Our … Read more

Trust In the Supreme Court Plummets After Overturning Roe v. Wade

This article was originally published by Vanity Fair. Approval of the Supreme Court sank to a new low, just 100 days after Roe v. Wade was overturned, showcasing a diminishing trust in the nation’s highest court before it begins a new term. According to a new Gallup poll, 47% of Americans said they have at … Read more