Reproductive Rights

Nina Martin, Pro Publica
Two women pray in front of North Dakota's lone abortion provider, the Red River Women's Clinic in downtown Fargo. (Photo: Dan Koeck for Pro Publica)
On Tuesday, voters here will decide the fate of a proposed amendment to the state constitution that has provoked excitement and fear among the combatants in the country's never-ending abortion wars. The ballot initiative known as Measure 1 — which would enshrine "the inalienable right to life of every human being at any stage of development" — has...
Sarah Lazare, staff writer
(Photo courtesy of Colorado Organization for Latina Opportunity and Reproductive Rights)
Despite strong support in the U.S. for abortion rights, lawmakers over the past...
Jon Queally, staff writer
More than a dozen clinics that provide abortions in the state of Texas should...

Further

Today's SCOTUS ruling against Massachusetts' buffer zones around abortion clinics - issued from within SCOTUS' own legally protected buffer zone - has met with swift outrage from pro-choice forces appalled that the court took seriously the "pro-life" argument their "gentle...sidewalk counselors" merely seek to "engage in personal, caring, consensual conver­sations with women." Under the quickly created Twitter hashtags #NotCounseling and #ClinicEscort, angry pro-choice women told the real story...