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There’s no telling how far religious exemptions will go under Justice Alito’s ruling.

Abortion Clinic Protest

The court’s decision to invalidate the abortion clinic buffer zone limits the privacy women require as participants in a democracy.

stop abortion sign

While the Court did not strike down barrier zones in other states and cities, the people who brought us McCullen can take those statutes on next.

Pro-choice demonstration

The country’s abortion restrictions are under fire—and prochoice activists are surprisingly optimistic.

Buffer zone

At oral argument, members of the Supreme Court seemed suspicious that a thirty-five-foot buffer was necessary for safe entrance to reproductive health facilities.

Amid the bad news for women, the year had its bright moments.

Gift

Want to help Texas women? African AIDS orphans? Here's how.

Malalai Joya

US forces used the plight of Afghan women to justify war—but twelve years later, women are still suffering.

Blogs

TED claims that they welcome discussion of “abortion as a social justice issue.” Let‘s hold them to it.

February 14, 2014

A Kansas bill to allow segregation against gay people shows us where the right’s conception of religious liberty leads. 

February 14, 2014

The right-wing “CookieCott” is about a lot more than Thin Mints.

February 6, 2014

A searing New Yorker story about a rogue abortion provider shows that unsafe abortion has persisted in post-Roe America—likely because of anti-abortion regulations.

February 4, 2014

The state is moving forward with a secretive overhaul of licensing requirements that place exceptional burdens on women and providers. 

January 27, 2014

The conservative Times columnist thinks liberals should agree to restrict abortion in order to fight family inequality. He’s wrong—and he probably knows it. 

January 27, 2014

Because the “War on Women” worked so well last time.

January 23, 2014

States passed fifty-three laws restricting abortion last year, but midterm elections give pro-choice activists an opportunity to flip the trend. 

January 14, 2014

In the eyes of Texas, one woman is now nothing more than a machine.

January 10, 2014

The term “rape insurance” does a disservice to women—and to the reproductive justice movement.

December 12, 2013