'Free Birth' Mom's Baby Dies—but the Activist Group That Inspired Her Will Live On

Last month, “Lisa” went into labor while 42 weeks pregnant. She spent “six excruciating days in a remote desert home, laboring alone—aside from her husband and the virtual company of more than 6,000 members of a private Facebook group,” according to a harrowing report by the Daily Beast. That group, Free Birth…

Anti-Abortion Researcher Still Trying To Make 'Abortion Reversal' a Thing

There are plenty of reasons to be skeptical of a study published today in the journal Issues in Law and Medicine, which attempts to prove the efficacy of the controversial concept of “abortion reversal”—that is the scientifically disputed concept of halting a medical abortion partway through. The study claims to have…

Trump Administration Opens Title X's Doors to Crisis Clinics and Abstinence-Only Education 

During last week’s Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC), speakers on the “Are Conservatives Serious About Defunding Planned Parenthood?” panel spoke enthusiastically about abstinence programs supported by the Trump administration, as well as growing interest in federal support for crisis clinics,…

45 Years After Roe v. Wade, Cecile Richards Says, 'This Administration Wants to Take All That Away' 

It was 45 years ago that the Supreme Court decided that abortion should be absolutely legal and even today we’re still fighting to keep it that way. At the Women’s March in Las Vegas on Sunday, Planned Parenthood’s Cecile Richards spoke about the importance of the landmark case and how the organization she leads is…

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