The Alabama Woman Charged With Her Fetus' Death Is Part of a Long History of Blaming Black Women for Harm to Their Unborn
An analysis has found that states in the South disproportionately detain or require medical procedures on pregnant women, for the sake of their fetuses, especially women of color.
'We're a Divided Nation': Pro-Life Leaders on This Year's Abortion Laws
This spring's sweeping abortion bans represent the greatest assault on abortion rights since Roe v. Wade.
Alabama Is Poised to Pass an Outright Ban on Abortion
Georgia's governor has also signed a six-week ban, giving the Supreme Court yet more opportunities to overturn Roe v. Wade.
How Six-Week Abortion Bans Are Fueling a 'Radical' Year for Abortion Law
The bans mark an unprecedented year for abortion legislation—and a potential political turning point.
The FDA Just Approved the First-Ever Drug for Postpartum Depression. Who Will Be Able to Afford It?
Women with lower socioeconomic status are among those at a higher risk for developing postpartum depression—and the new treatment is estimated to cost $34,000 per patient.
What Crisis Pregnancy Centers Stand to Gain From Trump's New Title X 'Gag Rule'
In banning federal funding from groups that refer women for abortion services, the president is presenting a golden opportunity for faith-based, anti-abortion clinics.
A Virginia Bill to Reduce Restrictions on Late-Term Abortions Spurs an Outcry
A bill put forth in Virginia that would have eliminated certain requirements on late-term abortions in the state has prompted outcries of infanticide among its critics.
Mail-Order Abortions Are Now Available in the U.S. What Does That Mean for American Women?
Aid Access will mail the two-drug cocktail used across the world to women in the United States.
As Groups Gear Up to Challenge Roe v. Wade, Advocates Say All Pregnant Women's Rights Are at Risk
Legal scholars have long argued that Roe protects more than just abortion access.
ICE Ends Its Policy of Automatically Releasing Pregnant Women
An internal memo sent by ICE's acting director states that custody decisions for pregnant women should now be made on a case-by-case basis.
For Women Who Have Been Victims of 'Stealthing,' There Can Be Dangerous Health Consequences—and Little Option for Legal Recourse
There are no available statistics on how many men discreetly remove their condoms during sex, an act known informally as stealthing.
How Ohio Is Using Down Syndrome to Criminalize Abortion
The Ohio legislature could criminalize women for having basic conversations with their doctors.
Can Smoking During Pregnancy Create a Socially Deviant Kid?
New research suggests tobacco exposure in the womb elevates one's risk of later antisocial behavior.
Five Studies: Why IUDs Are Poised to Become the Future of Birth Control
They're the most effective method—perhaps because they're the most empowering.
Alabama's Meth Lab Law, Abortion Rights, and the Strange Case of Jane Doe
After a woman is jailed for exposing her fetus to drugs, county officials refuse to release her for an abortion and ask a judge to strip her of parental rights.
Poor Women in the United States Don’t Have Abortion Rights
For decades, the ban on using Medicaid dollars to pay for abortions has kept many poor women from being able to end their pregnancies. Finally, some pro-choice lawmakers are trying to change that—or at least show how unjust the status quo is.