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SCOTUS Stops Horrid Texas Abortion Restrictions, For Now

The Supreme Court has issued a temporary stay on HB 2, Texas’ disastrous anti-abortion law, which would have closed most clinics in the state. That means the state will be temporarily unable to enforce the law; the Supreme Court will likely hear the case next term. This is good news, for now, possibly followed next… » 6/29/15 5:20pm 6/29/15 5:20pm

New Zealand Doctor Creates Free, National 0800-ABORTION Hotline

Meanwhile in New Zealand, someone’s trying to make abortion care easier, faster and safer. The New Zealand Herald reports that Wairarapa doctor Simon Snook set up the hotline to help people seeking abortions get quicker access to counseling, arrange medical tests, and make an appointment with an abortion clinic. » 6/03/15 5:00pm 6/03/15 5:00pm

Two Big Frauds: I Pretended to Be Pregnant at a Crisis Pregnancy Center

As an Infertile-American (at least, according to a doctor that one time—and, as you know, doctors are infallible) I have the luxury of never becoming pregnant. I’ve failed every pregnancy test I’ve ever taken with flying colors. I’ve never experienced the abject fear of knowing my body is filled with unwanted life.… » 5/14/15 12:10pm 5/14/15 12:10pm

Celeb-Studded Telethon Raises $50K for Texas Women Who Need Abortions

On Monday night, Sarah Silverman and Lizz Winstead hosted the aptly titled Clear Eyes, Full Hearts, Can Choose telethon event to raise money for the women of Texas who have been affected by the endless cuts to women's healthcare in that state. The event raised $50,000 and was watched by at least 30,000 people. » 11/19/13 11:00am 11/19/13 11:00am

Florida Considers Ridiculous Ban on Race- and Sex-Selective Abortion

A group of almost comically deluded and ineffectual legislators in Florida are bringing up sex- and race-selective abortions in the state. They make the same ol' specious arguments about abortion providers of intentionally targeting black people with such conviction, you have to stop for a minute to fact check their… » 4/23/13 11:40am 4/23/13 11:40am