Anti-Choice Harassment

En Vedette

Admitting that Abortion is Safe

For years, extremist activists and politicians have offered up false science and feigned concern for women’s health as part of their strategy to limit abortion access…

Pursuit of Justice

The story of Polish daughter and mother P and S is deeply complicated. P, a teenager, was raped and became pregnant as a consequence. She wanted to terminate the pregnancy and had a right to under Poland's laws…

A Battle in Arkansas

Yesterday, a legislature of extremists in Arkansas ignored the governor, ignored broad national support for the right to abortion, ignored the United States Supreme Court, ignored logic, and, most importantly, ignored a woman’s human right to make deeply personal decisions about her…

Anti-choice License Plate Suspended

A federal court halted North Carolina's offering of an anti-choice license plate to state drivers, according to a story in the Fayetteville Observer: …

This Week in Misogyny

This week, news surfaced that a conservative congressional spokesperson called for action against women lawmakers who are fighting the war on women—in particularly inflammatory and violent language

Demeaning Oklahoma Ultrasound Law Defeated

When it comes to fighting for reproductive rights, there’s often no sweeter word than “unconstitutional.”

It’s sounding especially sweet today: A district court just struck down Oklahoma’s demeaning and invasive mandatory ultrasound law for being an “unconstitutional special law”—treating abortion differently from other medical procedures without justification. 

Next Stop in the Battle to End the Bait-and-Switch of Crisis Pregnancy Centers

Every year, tens of thousands of women are lured to crisis pregnancy centers in the U.S. …

Advocacy in Action: Senate Defeats Blunt Amendment

Moments ago, the U.S. Senate voted 51 to 48 to block the Blunt amendment—an extreme legislative effort to allow any employer to refuse coverage of any service required under the new U.S. health care law based on religious or moral objections…

Our Work in Focus

Human Rights defenders are the activists, including journalists, lawyers, judges, and healthcare providers, whose work allows others to exercise their human rights…
In the United States, state legislatures wield enormous power to control women's access to abortion and other reproductive healthcare services…