Reproductive Rights

Sotomayor Says Roe Is “Settled Law,” Still Gets GOP Props Sotomayor Says Roe Is “Settled Law,” Still Gets GOP Props

The second day of Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor's confirmation hearing proceeded as smoothly as the first, even as the judge placed herself firmly in the camp of those who ...

Jul 14, 2009 / Blog / John Nichols

Dr. George Tiller, 1941-2009 Dr. George Tiller, 1941-2009

The abortion provider and hero knew enough to trust women. The same can't be said for the male pundits who are dominating the debate.

Jun 10, 2009 / Column / Katha Pollitt

A Culture War Casualty A Culture War Casualty

Barnett Slepian was the last abortion provider to be gunned down in America, in 1998--until George Tiller.

Jun 3, 2009 / Editorial / Eyal Press

Domestic Terror and The Death of Dr. Tiller Domestic Terror and The Death of Dr. Tiller

A look at the media's response to Dr. George Tiller's murder and what pro-choice organizations need to do moving forward.

Jun 2, 2009 / Video

George Tiller: Casualty of the Culture Wars? George Tiller: Casualty of the Culture Wars?

It's too early to say whether the murder of a Kansas abortion provider will trigger another wave of a type of violence last seen in the 1990s. It is not too early to be struck by t...

Jun 1, 2009 / Editorial / Eyal Press

A Killing in Kansas A Killing in Kansas

Prochoice groups declared Monday a national day of mourning following the murder of Dr. George Tiller, a provider of late-term abortions who was long a target of antiabortion zealo...

May 31, 2009 / Feature / John Nichols

Behind the Abortion Color Line Behind the Abortion Color Line

Reducing unintended pregnancies is an urgent priority for African-Americans.

Apr 8, 2009 / Feature / Sheryl McCarthy

When Culture Trumps Law When Culture Trumps Law

On paper Brazil's abortion ban has a rape exception, but in reality victims are denied choice.

Apr 2, 2009 / Feature / Emma Sokoloff-Rubin

‘Global Gag Rule’ Lifted ‘Global Gag Rule’ Lifted

With little fanfare, Obama has reversed one of the most damaging GOP policies ever visited on developing nations, which deprived millions of women of family planning services.

Jan 25, 2009 / Feature / Barbara Crossette

The People’s Choice The People’s Choice

Finally, a prochoice president. Here are five ways to solidify his position.

Nov 19, 2008 / Column / Katha Pollitt