abortion

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 »

A Misleading Viral Video Picks a Bad Target: Women Who Donate Fetal Tissue

A deceptive new video accusing Planned Parenthood of “selling baby parts” has gone viral. Read more »

A Powerful New Comic Book Takes Aim at Abortion Stigma

Even where it’s legal and accessible, abortion can often be a difficult process. Read more »

The 20-Week Abortion Ban Shows How Little Politicians Care About Science

Photo by Sylvia McFadden. On Wednesday, the House passed a bill that would ban abortion 20 weeks after conception across the United States.  Read more »

Sentenced to 41 Years in Prison for a Miscarriage

Indiana has finally succeeded in imprisoning a woman for suffering a miscarriage. On Monday, March 30, 2015, Purvi Patel was sentenced to 41 years in prison... Read more »

Oh Joy Sex Toy: The Science Behind Abortion

Oh Joy Sex Toy is a weekly comics series that graphically explores sex  and sexuality. This week, Erika Moen explains the science behind a certain kind of abortion.    Read more »

Republicans Want to Stop Human Trafficking Victims from Getting Abortions

This is the guy writing our national reproductive health policies: Texas Senator John Coryn wrote language into an anti-human trafficking bill that would ban a victim... Read more »

What If Every Abortion Clinic in Louisiana Closed?

In New Orleans, access to abortion is becoming more and more off-limits. Photo by Viewminder.  All across the country, conservative political groups are ... 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 »