Stories tagged: "reproductive rights"


Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro speaks with members of the media during a news conference in Darby, Wednesday, June 2, 2021. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
Shapiro Among Attorneys General Challenging South Carolina Abortion Law

Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro is voicing his support for Planned Parenthood’s lawsuit challenging South Carolina’s new abortion law.

Incoming GOP congresswomen pose for a portrait outside the U.S. Capitol in Washington, District of Columbia, on December 3, 2020. From left, front line (six women):  Nicole Malliotakis, Yvette Herrell,  Kat Cammack, Stephanie Bice, Victoria Spartz and Michelle Park Steel. Rear row: Young Kim, Claudia Tenny, Maria Elvira Salazar, Ashley Hinson and Beth Van Duyne. (Photo by Bonnie Jo Mount/The Washington Post via Getty Images)
A Record Number of Women in the Next Congress Doesn’t Actually Mean Reproductive Rights Are Safe

A surge of anti-abortion candidates won seats in the House, doubling the number of women lawmakers who oppose the right to choose from 13 to 30.

In this Nov. 7, 2020, file photo Vice President-elect Kamala Harris holds hands with President-elect Joe Biden and her husband Doug Emhoff as they celebrate in Wilmington, Del. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
How the Biden-Harris Administration Could Improve Reproductive Health on Day One

Advocates hope Title X funding could be restored to nearly 1,000 providers who had to shut down under Trump administration rules.

Amy Coney Barrett, President Trump's nominee to replace Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on the Supreme Court, holds views that don't align with a majority of American Catholics (Getty/Pool).
Amy Coney Barrett’s Views Are Out of Step With Most American Catholics

Recent polling and reports show that American Catholics' views on Roe v. Wade and contraception are different than the doctrines of the Vatican and Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett's positions.