New report explores what total abortion ban means in the Dominican Republic
Human Rights Watch takes a close look at the Dominican Republic and how its abortion laws affect women and girls. The Caribbean nation is one of just 26 countries around the globe that prohibit -- even criminalize -- the procedure with no exceptions.
Maryland's top finance official calls for economic retaliation against Alabama after state passes...
Maryland's top financial officer on Thursday called for a number of retaliatory economic measures against Alabama in response to the state's passage of the nation's most restrictive abortion legislation, signed Wednesday by Republican Gov. Kay Ivey.
How does Alabama's near-total abortion ban bill compare to Georgia's 'fetal heartbeat' law?
Georgia passed one of the most restrictive abortion bills in the US. How does Alabama's abortion bill legislators are currently weighing stack up?
Why this law could be a bigger threat to Roe v. Wade than near-total abortion bans
An Arkansas law is less sweeping than bans on abortion in places like Alabama. It could be more dangerous for Roe v. Wade.
ITMFA Donates $100,000 to ACLU, Planned Parenthood and IRAP
I'm mailing out checks today—and not just to the IRS. This morning I had the distinct pleasure of mailing off checks to Planned Parenthood ($33,333.34), the ACLU ($33,333.33) and the International Refugee Assistance Project ($33,333.33)—money we raised selling ITMFA ("Impeach The Mother Fucker Already") buttons, t-shirts, hats, stickers, coffee cups, and lapel pins at www.ITMFA.org and www.impeachthemotherfuckeralready.com. And I got to mail those checks out because…
Congresswoman Files Bill to Defund Planned Parenthood: "Taxpayers Should Not Have to Pay For Its...
Congresswoman Files Bill to Defund Planned Parenthood: "Taxpayers Should Not Have to Pay For Its Abortion Industry"
Dominican Republic: What happens when abortion is totally banned?
The Dominican Republic’s total ban on abortion threatens women's health and lives and violates their rights. Abortion is illegal in the Dominican Republic in...
Jason Chaffetz: IRS should audit Planned Parenthood, Southern Poverty Law Center and the ACLU
Jason Chaffetz: Activists are weaponizing charitable giving
This dystopian trial in El Salvador is what a total ban on abortion looks like
This is a glimpse into the future extreme anti-abortion activists want.
How The ACLU Plans To Defend Rights After A Surge In Donations
The American Civil Liberties Union outlined its plan for defending the rights of immigrants, women, and transgender Americans.
3 big numbers that show how much defunding Planned Parenthood could cost us
In its boldest move against reproductive health care to date, Congress took significant steps toward defunding Planned Parenthood.
Here’s how the ACLU plans to answer the NCAA’s challenge before it picks any NC sites
When the NCAA put North Carolina back in the running for championship events last week, it did so with a condition: potential venues must show they can prevent discrimination. On Friday, the state ACLU will ask those venues to prove it.
This is how Planned Parenthood is fighting Georgia’s and Alabama’s abortion bans
The organization wants to amplify one message, in particular, to its patients: Abortion is still legal, its doors are still open. And to the legislators: They are ready to fight back.
Planned Parenthood, doctors challenging NC’s 20-week abortion ban
Health care providers say exceptions to North Carolina’s 20-week ban on abortion are too narrowly tailored to protect women’s health.
100 Abuses of Planned Parenthood
October 14, 2016 Planned Parenthood celebrates their 100th birthday this month. They are celebrating with champagne toasts, fancy parties, rallies, and lots of other pinked out blowouts. But they don’t deserve any of that. They deserve to be defunded, investigated and prosecuted for the abuses they have committed over the course of their existence Instead of celebrating 100 years of strong, we at Students for Life…
Planned Parenthood sues over Arizona abortion rules
Claiming the rights of women are being violated, Planned Parenthood filed a broad-based legal attack on a host of Arizona laws and regulations governing abortion.
University of Alabama rejects $26.5M from donor critical of abortion ban
Lawsuit filed against Alabama abortion ban Tuscaloosa, Ala. — The University of Alabama board of trustees voted Friday to give back a $26.5 million donation to Hugh Culverhouse, who recently called on students to boycott the school over the state’s new abortion ban. The 70-year-old real estate investor and lawyer, has already given $21.5 million …
How Voter Suppression & Gerrymandering Cleared the Path for Unprecedented Abortion Bans
As Louisiana, Mississippi, Kentucky, Ohio and Georgia attempt to outlaw abortions after six weeks, Missouri legislators approve an eight-week ban and Alabama passes a near total ban on abortions, we speak to journalist Ari Berman about how the widespread attack on abortion rights across the country is tied directly to voter suppression. He writes in a recent piece for Mother Jones, “These states have something else…
Q&A: Why a Dismemberment Abortion Ban?
Q&A: Why a Dismemberment Abortion Ban Last week, the Health and Human Services Committee of the Texas Senate held a public hearing on major Pro-Life legislation, Senate Bill 415. Authored by Senator Charles Perry (R-Lubbock) and a top legislative priority of Texas Right to Life, Senate Bill 415 would prohibit dismemberment abortions, a particular procedure used to murder preborn babies during the second trimester. Seven other…
How To Argue For Planned Parenthood
So you’re at a party, and someone says something ignorant. And while you know that they’re in the wrong, and that you could totally engage them and win if you were a bit more prepared, your words escape you. To make sure that doesn’t happen, we’ve co…