reproductive rights

California Bill Would Let Non-Physicians Perform Abortions

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Earlier this week the California Senate approved Bill AB154 which would allow nurse practitioners, certified nurse midwives and physician assistants to perform aspiration abortions during the first trimesters.  An aspiration abortion involves inserting a tube and using suction to terminate a pregnancy. The bill is now one step...

Anti-Abortion Group Releases Videos Of Clinic Workers Discussing Live Births

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This week, anti-abortion rights group, Live Action, released two videos shot in an undercover abortion clinic sting.  The videos were shot at two separate abortion clinics, one in Washington, DC and the Bronx, NY. According to the Washington Post: One video features a D.C. doctor, Cesare Santangelo,...

Judge Rules Morning-After Pill Will Be Available For All Ages Over The Counter

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Today, in what is considered a monumental ruling, a federal judge in Brooklyn, New York, has ordered the U.S Food and Drug Administration to make the morning-after birth control pill available to people of any age without a prescription. Previously, a Health and Human Services...

Study Shows More Women Are Childless and Happy, So Why The Pressure To Have Kids?

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Though it’s a hard pill for some to swallow, the reality is not every woman wants children. There are women who live a full, rewarding and fulfilling life without ever having given birth. A new study, published in The Journal of Marriage and Family, scientifically...