Sen. Orrin Hatch on Kavanaugh Protesters: 'We Shouldn't Have to Put Up With This Kind of Stuff'

Brett Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court confirmation hearings began on Tuesday morning, and they’re off to quite a contentious start. Starting with the Democratic members of the Senate Judiciary Committee’s attempt to temporarily delay the proceedings, a group of protesters then began steadily interrupted the flow of the…

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…

Here's How Pro-Choice Activists Creatively Commemorated the 44th Anniversary of Roe v. Wade

While women’s rights activists are (and should be!) still riding the high from Saturday’s global women’s marches, it’s important to use that energy for something productive—like recognizing that Roe v. Wade, which hit its 44th anniversary Sunday, remains under attack and is currently at more risk than ever before.

Trump Reinstates Global Gag Rule, Banning NGOs From Receiving Federal Funds If They Mention Abortion

On Monday, Donald Trump, halfway digested circus peanut and our new president, signed an executive order reinstating the Global Gag Rule in one of his first acts in the country’s highest office. The order bans non-governmental organizations that perform abortion services or even provide information about abortion…

Sessions Gets Slapped Hard On His History With VAWA and Hate Crime Legislation 

Although Sen. Jeff Sessions is likely to be confirmed as our next Attorney General, he’s having to play an unusual game of defense considering his insane record on race, immigration, women’s health, and domestic violence and hate crime legislation. Questioned by Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) on his strident opposition…

Come #TogetherForAbortion with #ShoutYourAbortion Founder Amelia Bonow

Today is the four-month anniversary of #ShoutYourAbortion—a hashtag campaign for women who want to speak plainly and unabashedly about their abortions—going viral on social media. Related, but more importantly—it’s also the 43rd anniversary of Roe v. Wade, the landmark SCOTUS decision that made abortion covered under…