'Pre-Born Women Are Underrepresented': Talking to the Anti-Abortion Women's Marchers 

WASHINGTON, DC—“Shit, shit, shit,” Kristan Hawkins, president of Students for Life, muttered into her phone. Hawkins was standing in front of the Supreme Court corralling a group of 30 anti-abortion activists. Almost all of the activists were young women—only a few men and one MAGA hat—gathered to make their voices…

Satanic Temple Declares That Its Members Are Exempt From Ohio's Odious 'Heartbeat' Abortion Bill 

Just ten days ago, the good people at the Satanic Temple declared that their members are exempt from Texas’ new rules on fetal burial, calling them “a punitive measure imposed by sadistic theocrats.” Now, they’re doing the same thing for Ohio’s proposed Heartbeat Bill, which would effectively ban all abortions after…

Texas' Proposed New Rules on Burying Fetal Remains Are Just Another Anti-Abortion Law in Disguise 

The hot new trend in anti-abortion laws is “fetal burial” requirements, which force patients and healthcare providers to bury or cremate aborted and miscarried fetuses. As a hearing in Texas made clear yesterday, the law there is poorly thought-out, does very little to improve public health, and sounds a lot like it’s…

Led By New York, Cities Tell Supreme Court How Texas Abortion Laws Will Hurt Them Too 

The Supreme Court is currently considering the case of abortion provider Whole Woman’s Health, which is arguing that HB 2, Texas’ mammoth anti-abortion bill, is unconstitutional. The outcome of the case could determine abortion access for a generation, and not just in Texas. Monday evening, a group of cities including…

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…