There are significant disparities relating to reproductive health (RH) services among women with disabilities in the United States, according to a recent study published in JAMA Network Open.
President Biden delivered brief remarks as he signed a memorandum establishing the White House Initiative on Women’s Health Research, saying it would help solidify federal efforts to boost medical research of specific interest to women. First lady Jill Biden also offered her thanks to some of those in attendance who had advocated for the initiative’s creation, including journalist, advocate, and former first lady of California Maria Schriver.
Hoping to follow the success Issue 1 had at the polls enshrining reproductive care in Ohio’s constitution, Democratic state representatives wasted no time in proposing legislation to repeal the six-week abortion ban and eliminate various other restrictions.
The Justice Department filed a statement of interest today in two consolidated lawsuits seeking to protect the right to interstate travel, including the right to travel to another state to obtain an abortion that is legal in the destination state. The statement of interest explains that the Constitution protects the right to travel across state lines and engage in conduct that is lawful where it is performed and that states cannot prevent third parties from assisting others in exercising that right. The statement argues that the Alabama Attorney General’s threatened prosecutions of individuals for providing assistance to people seeking lawful…
In a handful of states with off-year elections, abortion access appeared to be a winning issue for the second general election in a row, even more than a year after the U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade.
A six-week abortion ban briefly went into effect last year but is under review by the Ohio Supreme Court.
Protests aim to raise awareness of the anti-abortion movement in McHenry County Toby's Fund for Reproductive Health Equity sends representatives!
STAFFORD, Virginia, Oct 16 (Reuters) - At a community fair in Stafford, Virginia, this month, Britainy Riggins approached Democratic state Senate candidate Joel Griffin with a single question: Did he support a woman's right to have an abortion
Ohio Supreme Court justices vigorously questioned the state’s lawyer Wednesday about a legal strategy that Ohio is attempting in hopes of reviving its law banning on abortions except in the earliest weeks of pregnancy.
Restricting access to both has been a GOP focus, but a new 19th News/SurveyMonkey poll shows sizeable majorities of both parties don’t think politicians are informed enough to make policies.
Indiana’s attorney general has sued the state’s largest hospital system, claiming it violated patient privacy laws when a doctor publicly shared the story of an Ohio girl who traveled to Indiana for an abortion.
Researchers in Poland have developed tests that can detect if a woman has taken mifepristone. It’s a chilling development
House Republicans have buried anti-abortion provisions in must-pass federal spending bills.
Pregnant people exposed to extreme heat are at higher risk of developing life-threatening complications during labor and delivery, according to new research published in the Journal of the American Medical Association on Thursday. The research adds to a growing body of evidence showing the impact extreme heat has on a pregnancy, while also making a distinction between long-term exposure and events like heat waves.
In a one-party state like Idaho, the Republican Party has absolutely no incentive to compromise or even consider the consequences of their awful legislation. | Opinion