Canada's Prince Edward Island Will Provide Legal Abortion Access For the First Time Since 1982 

The one province in Canada where abortions were unavailable has agreed to provide legal, publicly-funded abortion procedures, after years of lobbying by a reproductive rights organization. Prince Edward Island residents haven’t had access to surgical abortions since 1982, and were forced to travel to Halifax or…

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Someone Tell Pro-Life Champion Donald Trump He Already Missed the Anniversary of Roe v. Wade

One endearing thing about undead tangerine and presidential candidate Donald Trump is what a bad liar he is. Take his insistence that he’s now super anti-abortion, after years of being pro-choice: it just sounds like bullshit. Trump took to Facebook Tuesday night to insist again that he hates abortion and loves…

Texas Just Made It Much, Much Harder For Abused or Neglected Minors to Get an Abortion 

In May of this year, Texas passed HB 3994, a law making it nearly impossible for pregnant minors to obtain abortions without parental consent. For good measure, the Texas Supreme Court has now released an additional set of rules that could land those pregnant minors in legal limbo pretty much forever, or at least—as…

Belfast High Court: Northern Ireland's Abortion Laws 'Incompatible with Human Rights'

In a historic ruling, a High Court in Belfast, Northern Ireland has ruled that the country’s anti-abortion laws violate human rights. The current law, which forbids abortions in the case of fatal fetal abnormalities, rape or incest, imposes, according to the judge, “an intolerable burden” on women who have to travel…

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