abortion rights

Senate Defeats Bill To Guarantee The Right To An Abortion Nationally

Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin (West Virginia) sided with the Senate Republicans to vote down a bill that would have codified…

2 years ago

Court Of Appeals Reinstates Texas’ Restrictive Abortion Law

On Friday, the federal court of appeals temporarily reinstated Texas' restrictive abortion law, which a federal court had blocked two…

2 years ago

Jayapal Says Hyde Amendment Shouldn’t Be Included In Reconciliation Budget Bill

Rep. Pramila Jayapal (D-Washington) said she opposes including the Hyde Amendment in a sweeping budget reconciliation bill, another complication Democrats…

2 years ago

Uma Thurman Condemns Texas Abortion Ban In Editorial

Actress Uma Thurman has condemned Texas's new abortion ban in a Washington Post essay. Thurman revealed her "darkest secret" –…

2 years ago

Texas Doctor Alan Braid Sued For Performing Abortion Illegal Under New Law

Dr. Alan Braid, a San Antonio doctor who performed an abortion, is facing multiple lawsuits for defying the new restrictive…

2 years ago

Mississippi A.G. Lynn Fitch Asks Supreme Court To Overturn Roe V. Wade Calling It ‘Egregiously Wrong’

On Thursday, Mississippi's Attorney General Lynn Fitch called Roe v. Wade "egregiously wrong" and asked the Supreme Court to overturn…

3 years ago

GOP Sen. Susan Collins Criticized After Kavanaugh Votes Against Abortion Rights Case

Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine) came under fire again Monday for casting the deciding vote in confirming conservative Justice Brett Kavanaugh,…

4 years ago

Supreme Court Strikes Down Louisiana Abortion Law In Win For Pro-Choice Advocates

In a win for reproductive rights activists, the Supreme Court struck down a Lousiana law on Monday which required doctors…

4 years ago

Progressive Marie Newman Wins Democratic U.S. House Primary Over Incumbent Rep. Dan Lipinski

Progressive Marie Newman beat eight-term incumbent Rep. Dan Lipinski (D-Illinois) in the U.S. House Democratic primary race on Tuesday. Her win…

4 years ago

Chief Justice John Roberts Rebukes Sen. Chuck Schumer For ‘Threatening Statements’ During Abortion Rights Rally

Chief Justice John Roberts rebuked Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-New York) for a seeming threat he made to two…

4 years ago

Parental Consent Abortion Bill Heads To Florida Senate Floor

Florida lawmakers approved a bill on Wednesday requiring teenagers seeking an abortion to obtain the notarized written consent of a…

4 years ago

VIDEO EXCLUSIVE: Equity Forward’s Mary Alice Carter On Fighting Attacks On Abortion Rights & Contraception

Abortion and contraception have been under attack by right wing gorups in multiple states across the nation in recent years,…

5 years ago

VIDEO EXCLUSIVE: 2020 Democratic Presidential Candidate Marianne Williamson On Protecting Abortion Rights

Abortion and women's reproductive rights have become even more highly debated topics since Brett Kavanaugh was confirmed to the Supreme Court…

5 years ago

VIDEO EXCLUSIVE: 2020 Democratic Presidential Candidate Andrew Yang On Abortion Rights

The subject of abortion and women's reproductive rights has become a hotly debated one recently, as some states like Alabama,…

5 years ago

Alabama State Senate Passes Bill That Effectively Bans Abortion

After a 25-to-6 Tuesday night vote, the Alabama Senate passed legislation that effectively bans women from having abortions in the…

5 years ago

New York State Passes Law To Protect Abortion Rights In Case Roe V. Wade Is Overturned

On Tuesday, New York state passed new legal protections for abortion rights after Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed a measure. The law includes…

5 years ago

Supreme Court Nominee Brett Kavanaugh’s Anti-Choice Record On Abortion Rights Sparks Debate

With nationwide abortion rights on the line, conservative Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court nomination has become a serious point of…

6 years ago