Birth control is lifesaving medicine. Yet the myth that it is “controversial” persists.
Aside from being an obvious infringement on women's rights and privacy, the bill promotes unsafe and unhealthy medical practices, as late term abortions are typically due to health complications as opposed to an unwanted pregnancy.
All FDA-approved contraceptives should be fully covered under the healthcare reform law, a panel finds. Advocates see a win for women's health—and a political win for the Affordable Care Act.
If the Supreme Court holds outrageously restrictive new abortion laws, abortion will effectively be impossible to obtain in states like Kansas and South Dakota—while technically leaving Roe on the books.
The presidential candidate seen as the most likely GOP contender is threatening women's health so he can play a political game with conservative voters.
As abortion rights are eroded and fetuses are endowed with personhood, women are ending up in jail.
Do Republicans really think they will prevent abortions by defunding Planned Parenthood?
A new law to address systemic sexual violence behind bars still fails to protect the health and rights of women who are assaulted.
Despite all the talk of shared sacrifice, the drastic slashes to public sector jobs and social programs will hurt women the most.
Marriage as an institution might deserve closer scrutiny, Melissa Harris-Perry explains, but people simply making "different decisions" about their own lives deserve to be left alone.