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Women’s Health Care Providers Are Fighting Back Against Harmful Abortion Laws

Welcome to The Week in Reproductive Justice, a weekly recap of all news related to the hot-button issue of what lawmakers are allowing women to do with their bodies!

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All the Ways Women’s Reproductive Rights Were Under Attack This Week

Coverage of the Trump administration’s frankly dystopian treatment of immigrant families has loomed large in the news cycle in recent weeks, as we learn more about this their policy of separating families just to send a message to potential immigrants—and their inhumane methods of doing so.

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Abortion Rights Activists Remind Google That It’s Hurting Vulnerable Women

Abortion rights activists reminded Google that the company's search engine positions crisis pregnancy centers as actual health care providers, misleading vulnerable women.

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Ivanka Trump’s Reproductive Rights Record Perpetuates Sexism

It seems worth reminding the people who are now regarding Ivanka as a martyr of sexism that she, herself, unapologetically perpetuates misogyny through actions, as opposed to words.

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Some Defenses of Planned Parenthood Can Further Stigmatize Abortion

The Trump administration has made clear its intent to strip Planned Parenthood, and other women’s health groups that provide abortion services, of critical Title X funding, and the attack on women’s rights is hardly out of left field. So far, President Trump’s record on women’s health has consisted of pushing “natural” family planning, enforcing a global gag rule, and promoting an abstinence-only agenda of dangerous ignorance and censorship.

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Trump Policy Raising Abortion Rates Abroad, Coming Soon to the U.S.

Surprisingly enough, this week in reproductive rights was quiet in the realm of state legislatures, which have spent the past few weeks trying to ban abortion as early as possible. But in terms of groundbreaking studies, updates on the Trump administration’s decision to cut Planned Parenthood funding, and an impending major vote on abortion in Ireland, this week has hardly lacked for big news.

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Saoirse Ronan, Maria Doyle Kennedy, Michelle Fairley & Others Advocate for Women’s Right to Choose in Ireland

On May 25th a vote will be carried out to see if the 8th amendment of the Irish constitution should be repealed. In the above video Irish men and women come together to advocate for "compassion in a crisis" and to repeal the 8th.

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Trump Administration Considering Defunding Planned Parenthood, Which Will Only Increase Unplanned Pregnancies

Welcome to The Week in Reproductive Justice, a weekly recap of all news related to the hot-button issue of what lawmakers are allowing women to do with their bodies! This Monday marked former Planned Parenthood President Cecile Richards’ last day leading the women’s health organization, after announcing her decision to step down in March. Richards […]

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Abortion Blamed for Toys”R”Us Bankruptcy in Ridiculous Letter to Newspaper Editor

A letter to the editor directed at a local Illinois newspaper drew attention this week for blaming the bankruptcy of Toys"R"Us on abortion rights. In the op-ed, titled “Abortions taking a toll on business,” writer Mandy Alman argues that because the majority of women who have abortions in the U.S. are young, their unborn children would have been born into “families [that] could have contributed to the customer base of companies such as Toys R Us."

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John Oliver Starts a Crisis Pregnancy Center to Show How Predatory and Unqualified They Are on Last Week Tonight

Yesterday's Last Week Tonight was about how Crisis Pregnancy Centers deceive women with unplanned pregnancies to manipulate them out of an abortion. Rachel Dratch's "Wanda Jo Oliver" returns.

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Calling for Murder of Women Who Have Abortions Isn’t Just a “Viewpoint”

Pro-choice advocates won a contentious fight to have The Atlantic terminate a columnist who believed women who have abortions should be killed.

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A Planned Parenthood Suggested a Different Kind of Disney Princess and the Conservative Internet Lost It

The “offense” was a tweet from a Planned Parenthood branch that called for Disney princesses who were undocumented, union workers, trans, pro-choice, or had had abortions.

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Ohio Legislature Trying to Ban Abortion Under Any Circumstances, Make It Legally Murder

In the past 25 years, the abortion rate has dropped substantially according to the study, but this is the consequence of growing access to birth control and sexual health education, rather than restrictions. In essence, what the study shows is that barring abortion access only serves to place women in danger, and that investing in family planning is the only real solution to prevent unplanned pregnancy.

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Supreme Court Case Will Challenge the Anti-Choice Ideology of Spreading Lies

Lies and deceit have always been the ultimate weapon for abortion opponents, and that's true whether they set up CPCs in their communities or work in their state legislatures to pass bills under false narratives about abortion and reproductive health.

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Republicans Should Learn From Countries Where Abortion Is Illegal Before It’s Too Late

This week, Ireland’s government approved a referendum bill on the country’s ban on abortion. If the referendum is successful, the government will introduce legislation to allow unrestricted abortion as late as 12 weeks of pregnancy. The vote is a crucial step in the right direction for the country, though just about any women’s health expert could attest to how heavily restricting abortion after 12 weeks is still reckless and dangerous.

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Mike Pence’s Dangerous Promise to End Legal Abortion Is Driving Bad Policy

Vice President Mike Pence said just this week that the end of legal abortion will happen "in our time." In his self-satisfaction, Pence is omitting that the only thing accomplished by an end to legal abortion is putting women's health in jeopardy.

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Mike Pence Says Abortion Will End in U.S. “In Our Time”

"I know in my heart of hearts this will be the generation that restores life in America," Pence said at a luncheon in Nashville, Tenn., hosted by the Susan B. Anthony List & Life Institute, an anti-abortion organization. "If all of us do all we can, we can once again, in our time, restore the sanctity of life to the center of American law."

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S. Carolina Prods Supreme Court With Extreme Abortion Ban That Would Affect Birth Control, Fertility Treatments, & Rape Survivors

On Tuesday, a South Carolina state Senate panel voted 12-9 to pass the Personhood Act, a bill that would effectively ban abortion, birth control, and fertility treatment, to the Senate for a vote.

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Trump Aims to Punish Sexually Active Teens in His Budget Proposal

And adults, tbh.

Often, it seems this administration goes out of its way just to hurt women and attack their ability and rights to safety, autonomy, and economic enfranchisement. And this week was no exception. The president released a budget proposal for 2019, and among the many groups it would negatively impact if enacted, such as low-income families, people with disabilities, children and others, the proposal is also shocking in its cruelty toward women.

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Trump White House’s Misogyny No Coincidence as Attacks on Abortion Rights Intensify

Ignoring allegations of sexual violence toward women has become run of the mill for this administration, which is pretty much in line with its actual policies and those of its political party, too. Ultimately, violence against women comes in more forms than assault and domestic abuse; it also includes reproductive coercion, and the White House and Republicans across the country have been not only complicit but aggressive in attacks on basic freedoms for women.

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