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New Research Examines How Abortion Stories Are Told on TV

A new study examines the way abortion is represented on TV—when it's discussed at all.  Read more »

"Scandal" Stands Up for Abortion Rights

Shonda Rhimes’ show goes where TV rarely dares to explore: a political and personal discussion of abortion.  Read more »

The Latest Investigation of Planned Parenthood Shows It Did Absolutely Nothing Illegal

The “unfounded” allegations seek to discredit the organization and divert resources away from patient services, says Washington's attorney general.  Read more »

For Undocumented Women Seeking Reproductive Healthcare, Policing and Politics Create a Maze of Barriers

Racism, policing of immigrants, and the recent restrictions on affordable healthcare lead to preventable deaths. Read more »

A New Video Series Encourages You to #ShoutYourAbortion

Thousands of people shared their stories of abortion on the hashtag #ShoutYourAbortion. Read more »

California Now Requires Crisis Pregnancy Centers to Say They're Not Real Medical Clinics

A new California law tries to stop misleading centers that refuse to discuss abortion from posing as licensed medical facilities.  Read more »

Backtalk: Planned Parenthood Drama & White Feminism

Sarah rants about Congress grilling Planned Parenthood and Amy's “white feminism” siren goes off. Read more »

The Raw Power of Shouting Your Abortion Story

Thousands of people are speaking up about their experiences getting abortions. Read more »

Four Things the Government Should Defund Instead of Planned Parenthood

What if Republicans actually cared about our health? They would defund abstinence-only education, for starters.  Read more »

In New Film “Grandma," Lily Tomlin Scoffs At Abortion Stigma

In the comedy, Lily Tomlin plays an acerbic poet who helps her granddaughter rustle up $500 to get an abortion.  The timing is unmistakable. State after state is passing laws limiting women’s rights to lawful abortions. White male politician after white male politician is busy... 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 »