All Articles on Reproductive Rights

Demonstrators seen holding placards during the "Stop The Bans Day of Action for Abortion Rights" rally in front of the Supreme Court in Washington, D.C. News
ACLU Sues FDA Over Abortion Care Restrictions in Midst of Covid-19 Crisis
The federal government's decision "results in discrimination in access and threatens to harm patients and their clinicians during a time of national crisis."
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For months, leading medical authorities have implored the FDA to suspend this restriction and give clinicians who provide abortion and miscarriage care the flexibility they need to protect their patients during this crisis. But the administration is intransigent. (Photo: Robin Marty/Flickr) Views
The FDA Is Making Needless COVID-19 Risks a Condition of Abortion and Miscarriage Care. We’re Suing.
Against a nationwide medical consensus, the FDA is forcing patients to endure life-threatening risks to access medication to end an early pregnancy or treat a miscarriage.
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A resident of the Casa Nepal safe house stands in the upstairs common area on May 8, 2018 in Kathmandu, Nepal. The shelter houses approximately 60 women and their children annually. News
UN Projects 'Staggering' 20% Rise in Gender-Based Violence Worldwide During Pandemic Lockdowns
The new data—which also address child marriages, female genital mutilation, and unintended pregnancies—"shows the catastrophic impact that COVID-19 could soon have on women and girls globally."
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'You Cannot Get an Abortion Right Now in Texas': Federal Appeals Court Upholds Ban During Pandemic
"How cruel and out of touch with reality do you have to be to exploit a global health pandemic to further your own political agenda?"
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Pro-choice supporters and staff of Planned Parenthood hold a rally outside the Planned Parenthood Reproductive Health Services Center in St. Louis, Missouri, May 31, 2019, the last location in the state performing abortions, after a U.S. court announced the clinic could continue operating. News
Citing 'Irreparable Harm,' Federal Judge Blocks Oklahoma Attempt to Ban Abortion During Pandemic
"To politicians and anti-abortion groups playing political games amid a pandemic: Let this be a lesson to you that we won't allow you to put our patients and the community at risk."
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Pro-choice supporters and staff of Planned Parenthood hold a rally outside the Planned Parenthood Reproductive Health Services Center in St. Louis, Missouri, May 31, 2019. News
'Critical Victory' for Reproductive Rights as Federal Judges Block Three States From Exploiting Coronavirus to Ban Abortion Care
"This is an important recognition of what we know to be true—abortion care is essential healthcare."
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Texas and Ohio Use Coronavirus Pandemic as 'Cynical Cover for Abortion Bans,' Ordering Clinics to Halt Care
"In times of national crisis, we have seen egregious acts that have circumvented our freedoms before. And make no mistake—we are seeing them today."
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After Over 40 Years of Campaigning, New Zealand Parliament 'At Last' Votes to Decriminalize Abortion Care
"From now on abortions will be rightly treated as a health issue."
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Pro-choice supporters and staff of Planned Parenthood hold a rally News
Abortions 'Virtually Halted' in Missouri as Licensing Fight Continues for Last Clinic Providing Procedure
"No one should be forced out of their home state just to access healthcare. What's happening in Missouri, and in other states down to one abortion provider, is unacceptable."
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Supporters cheer in the crowd during a campaign rally for Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) News
Sanders Unveils Plan to Address GOP Attacks on Reproductive Rights and the Black Maternal Mortality Crisis
"There has been no time in the history of this country when women, especially Black women, have had the reproductive freedom and justice that they deserve. In my administration, that will finally change."
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