abortion

Popaganda: Where Abortion Is Illegal

Donald Trump and Mike Pence say they want to ban abortion in the United States. But they seem to have a hazy idea of what that will actually mean. Millions of people around the world know all too well what happens when abortion is criminalized: 25 percent of the world’s population lives... Read more »

Mourning Norma McCorvey: The Story of Jane Roe is a Lifelong Struggle to Heal from Hardship and Abuse

Norma was not wounded by the abortions she didn’t have. She was wounded by life. Read more »

Jeff Sessions is a Wolf in Sheep’s Clothing

Jeff Sessions’s strategy at his confirmation hearing was to approach every question with a nice voice and a smile, praise for his questioners, careful phrasing, and a conveniently foggy memory. Read more »

Reproductive Rights Corner: Hail, Satan!

Members of the Satanic Temple don’t believe in a literal Satan, but instead see Satan as a symbol of personal sovereignty and rebellion in opposition to arbitrary authority. Read more »

Buried Deep: Antichoice Legislation and Funeral Poverty

New rules finalized by the Texas Department of Health Services strike a crafty financial blow to abortion access. Read more »

The Political Power of Telling Abortion Stories

It’s always easy to take people’s rights away if you demonize them and take them out of the conversation, says Renee Bracey Sherman. Read more »

Trump's Description of Abortion is Totally Incorrect

The most egregious moment of this week’s debate? Trump’s incendiary ideas about abortion.  Read more »

Doctors, Witches, And Backalley Surgeons: A New Study Looks at How Abortion Providers Are Portrayed on TV

Researchers looked at 52 plotlines on shows like Grey’s Anatomy, Call the Midwife, and True Blood. Read more »

You Should Never Have to Apologize for Getting an Abortion

NARAL President Ilyse Hogue talks about fighting shame and fear around abortion in the era of Trump.  Read more »

I Hope My Daughter Can Grow Up in a Country Without the Hyde Amendment

Politicians shouldn’t be able to deny a woman’s decisions about abortion just because she is poor. Read more »

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Films and TV Portray Abortion as More Dangerous Than It Is

Films and television shows tend to present a skewed portrayal of abortion—when fictional movies and TV shows include a plotline about abortion... Read more »