Women’s Rights

West Virginia Legislature Introduces Bill to Ban Abortion at 15 Weeks

A proposal nearly identical to the Mississippi law currently under review by the United States Supreme Court to ban abortion…

8 months ago

Democracy in Tatters? Only 24% of Americans Want Roe v. Wade Overturned

As the Republican/McConnell conservative activist Supreme Court hears a Mississippi abortion case, a new Yahoo News/YouGov poll shows just 24%…

10 months ago

Sotomayor Says Overturning Roe v. Wade Would Destroy Public Perception of Supreme Court

Justice Sonia Sotomayor said that if efforts to overturn Roe v. Wade are successful, then the ruling would effectively destroy…

10 months ago

Texas AG Ken Paxton Announces State Will Appeal Ruling That Blocked Abortion Law

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton has announced that the state will appeal a ruling from U.S. District Judge Robert Pitman…

12 months ago

Supreme Court Rocked As Thousands March To Their Steps Demanding Abortion Justice

Not only does the Supreme Court have a record low approval rating, but thousands marched to their steps today.

12 months ago

Opinion: Texas Abortion Ban Architect Calls For Criminalizing Homosexuality

As horrific as the Texas abortion ban is, and it is horrifying, the religious architect of the law has his…

1 year ago

All Of The Ways That The Gabby Petito/Brian Laundrie Police Stop Went Wrong

Moab police were under fire when they released the body camera footage of their August 12 stop with Brian Laundrie…

1 year ago

House Plans to Vote on Legislation to Uphold Abortion Rights

The House of Representatives will vote tomorrow on a measure to uphold abortion rights. Although the bill has little chance…

1 year ago

Florida Representative Looking to Follow Texas’s Lead, Files “Heartbeat” Abortion Bill

Florida Representative Webster Barnaby (R) has filed the “Florida Heartbeat Act," legislation that would prohibit abortions once a fetal heartbeat…

1 year ago

Fewer Than One-Third of Americans Want to See Roe v. Wade Overturned

According to a Marquette Law School survey released today, fewer than one-third of Americans want to see Roe v. Wade, the landmark…

1 year ago

Justice Breyer Calls Out Supreme Court’s Decision on Texas Abortion Ban

Associate Justice Stephen Breyer said he opposes the Supreme Court's 5-4 ruling not to block a Texas abortion ban. The…

1 year ago

Portland, Oregon To Vote on Emergency Resolution Banning Trade with Texas in Response to Abortion Law

The city of Portland, Oregon will vote on an emergency resolution banning trade with the state of Texas in response…

1 year ago

Biden Calls Texas Abortion Ban “Almost Un-American”

President Joe Biden spoke out against the recent Texas abortion ban that went into effect Wednesday that prohibits virtually all…

1 year ago

Senate Will Probe Supreme Court’s “Shadow Docket” Texas Abortion Ruling

Senator Dick Durbin (D-Ill.), who is the Senate Judiciary Committee's top Democrat, said a panel will probe the Supreme Court's…

1 year ago

Illinois Governor Criticizes Texas Abortion Law, Vows to Protect Abortion Rights in His State

Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker, a Democrat, criticized a Texas abortion law that went into effect Wednesday that prohibits virtually all…

1 year ago

Elizabeth Warren on Texas Abortion Ban: “It’s Time for National Laws to Secure Our Reproductive Freedom”

Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) spoke out after the state of Texas effectively outlawed abortion by banning most abortions after six…

1 year ago

Male Dominated Mainstream Media Virtually Ignores SCOTUS Letting Texas Kill Roe v. Wade

Much of the mainstream media is still nattering on about Afghanistan, as the Supreme Court sat on its hands and…

1 year ago

Opinion: Missouri Republicans Are Holding Elderly and Disabled People Hostage to Ban Birth Control

What is happening in Missouri – holding healthcare hostage to control women’s reproductive rights – is happening across the country…

1 year ago

Idaho Governor Signs “Fetal Heartbeat” Abortion Bill into Law

Idaho Governor Brad Little (R) has signed a bill into law that marks one of the country's harshest abortion restrictions…

1 year ago

Deb Haaland Announces Creation of Commission to Investigate Violence Against Native American Women

Interior Secretary Deb Haaland has announced the creation of a commission that will investigate and seek to curtail violence against…

1 year ago