Shadow Docket Supreme Court Decisions Could Affect Millions

By Gary Fields, Associated Press. -

Traditionally, the process of getting an opinion from the U.S. Supreme Court takes months and those rulings are often narrowly tailored. Emergency orders, especially during the court’s summer [...]

US Judges Stop States From Curbing Abortions During Coronavirus Crisis

By Andrew Chung, Reuters. -

Federal judges on Monday blocked officials in Texas, Ohio and Alabama from banning most abortions in those states as part of their orders to postpone surgeries and other procedures deemed not [...]

Collins’s Office Received 3,000 Coat Hangers Protesting Kavanaugh

By Tal Axelrod, The Hill. -

Activists have sent Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine) 3,000 coat hangers, referencing back-alley abortions, in their efforts to persuade her to vote against the confirmation of Brett Kavanaugh to the [...]

Drone Delivers Abortion Pills To Women In Northern Ireland

By Staff, -

By Staff of Women on Waves - This morning the Abortion Drone flew from the Republic of Ireland to Northern Ireland at Narrow Waters Castle. After the drone landed safely two women took the pills. [...]

The People Are With Us

It is a persistent belief among many in the political and media establishments that the United States is a “center-right nation” which finds progressives to be far too liberal for mainstream [...]

Reproductive Justice Denied to Indigenous Women

By Juliana, -

In October of last year, Irma Lopez Aurelio arrived at a state health clinic in Oaxaca, Mexico, in labor with her third child. The doctors at the clinic told her to come back, that her labor was [...]

Stealing Roe One Law At A Time

By Staff, -

"Forty-one years after Roe v. Wade, the U.S. Supreme Court decision that made abortion legal, the attacks on reproductive rights are escalating--so much so that, according to a recent study, more [...]

Video: Reproductive Rights in a State of Emergency

By Dennis Trainor Jr, -

This Wednesday marked the 41st anniversary of the Roe v. Wade Supreme Court decision, which protected a women’s decision to have an abortion was marked by thousands of anti-abortion [...]

Nationwide Abortion Rights Freedom Ride

By Staff, -

Abortion rights in this country right now are in an absolute state of emergency. There is an all-sided, many-fronted assault on women's right to abortion and even birth control. There are the [...]

Grass Roots Movement Grows to Protect Abortion Rights

By Amy Goodman, -

. . . talking about the tipping point that’s come in terms of the reaction to these laws, because that is what I see. We’ve certainly seen it in Texas, and we’ve certainly seen it in North [...]