Reproductive Rights

Sarah Lazare, staff writer
The Oklahoma State Capitol in Oklahoma City. (Photo: Daniel Mayer/Wikimedia/cc)
The latest offensive against reproductive rights just gained new ground in Oklahoma, where the GOP-dominated state legislature on Wednesday passed a controversial ban on a medical procedure that doctors say is critical to performing safe abortions during the second trimester. HB 1721 (pdf) takes aim at the dilation and evacuation process, commonly...
Lauren McCauley, staff writer
After signing the new abortion ban, Kansas Governor Sam Brownback tweeted this picture saying he was "proud" to sign the bill. (Photo: @GovSamBrownback)
Flanked by anti-choice advocates and large photos of human fetuses, Kansas...
Nadia Prupis, staff writer
Though she has steadfastly claimed the loss of her pregnancy was a miscarriage...

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...