An order issued Tuesday directs the Center for Medical Progress defendants to turn over any footage and documents to the National Abortion Federation before disclosing that material to Congress. Image: ABC News / YouTube The post Federal Court: Anti-Choice Leader Must Hand Over Video Footage to National Abortion Federation appeared first on RH Reality Check.
The last thing women need are microaggressions, medically unsound facts, or shame for their health-care decisions. Image: Shutterstock The post New Billboards Bring Messages to Empower and Inspire Black Community appeared first on RH Reality Check.
In a brief submitted to the Roberts Court, the State of Texas could barely be bothered to muster up a defense of some of the most devastating abortion restrictions in the country. Image: Shutterstock The post Texas Attorney General’s Office Shrugs at Impact of HB 2 on Abortion Care appeared first on RH Reality Check.
Ohio legislators unveiled a collection of bills last week that would repeal some of the state’s harshest anti-choice laws, many of which were passed in recent years by Ohio's Republican-dominated state legislature. Image: NBC News / YouTube The post Pro-Choice Ohio Lawmakers Hit Back Against GOP Abortion Restrictions appeared first on RH Reality Check.
Apps to track contraceptive use are plentiful, often free or cheap, user-friendly, and undoubtedly helpful to some individuals. But that doesn’t mean that perfect birth control use is a forgone conclusion for everyone. Image: Shutterstock The post Fancy Birth Control Technology Can’t Solve Everything appeared first on RH Reality Check.
Shackling, which can include placing handcuffs, waist chains, and leg irons on a pregnant woman, has been widely denounced by the medical community. Image: a katz / Shutterstock.com The post Shackling of Pregnant Prisoners Could Soon End in New York appeared first on RH Reality Check.
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A state law passed in 1961 makes the issuance of marriage licenses optional rather than mandatory. Image: Shutterstock The post Alabama Judges Use Jim Crow-Era Law to Halt Same-Sex Marriage Licenses appeared first on RH Reality Chec...
A lawsuit filed Friday is the eighth time in five years attorneys have sued to block unconstitutional abortion restrictions in Oklahoma. Image: Shutterstock The post Lawsuit Challenges Oklahoma’s Draconian Abortion Restrictions appeared first on RH Reality Check.
Arkansas is the latest conservative-run state to have efforts to defund Planned Parenthood health-care centers blocked by a federal court. Image: A STA / YouTube The post Court Blocks Another Republican Attempt to Defund Planned Parenthood appeared first on RH Reality Check.
A mom in South Carolina was shocked to learn that what young people in her state hear about homosexuality in schools is biased, intolerant, and downright homophobic. But her state is not alone: At least eight states have laws that require...Show More Summary
An FDA panel heard from physicians, public health experts, company representatives, and numerous women who said Essure had harmed them. Image: Shutterstock The post FDA Examines Complaints About Contraceptive Device Essure appeared first on RH Reality Check.
Under HB 2, Texas' omnibus anti-abortion law, doctors must now fulfill medically unnecessary requirements just to stay open, forgoing a patient’s comfort. Image: Drew Stanley, NARAL Pro-Choice Texas The post The Institutionalization of Abortion Stigma: What Care at an Ambulatory Surgical Center Looks Like appeared first on RH Reality Check.
The biggest campaign news on reproductive rights this week continued to be Carly Fiorina, who doubled down on the biggest lie she has told so far. Image: ACU/Youtube The post Campaign Week in Review: New Lies From Fiorina, Trump’s Wife ‘Into’ Women’s Health appeared first on RH Reality Check.
It’s hard not to see this decision to eliminate 31 driver’s license satellite offices as intentionally burdening already-burdened people. Image: Closed sign via Shutterstock The post Voting in Alabama May Have Gotten Even More Difficult for Black Residents appeared first on RH Reality Check.
A new free, downloadable book explains the changes in Colorado law, and it emphasizes that certain practices, such as using a formula to set bail based on types of crimes, are flat-out unconstitutional. Image: Shutterstock The post Advocates Push Bail Reform to Stop ‘Penalizing People for Being Poor’ appeared first on RH Reality Check.
In the span of one year, at just one of the defendant’s hospitals, several patients with pregnancy complications were denied the care they needed and to which they were entitled under federal law, the complaint states. Image: Shutterstock The post Lawsuit: Michigan Catholic Hospitals Denying Care to Pregnant Patients appeared first on RH Reality Check.
U.S. Sen Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) in a statement connected the attack on the facility to the political attacks this year on Planned Parenthood by anti-choice activists and lawmakers. Image: Shutterstock The post Latest Clinic Violence: California Planned Parenthood Set Ablaze appeared first on RH Reality Check.
The Roberts Court hasn't decided all the cases it will take yet, but the ones on its docket show this term shaping up to be one of the most contentious during Chief Justice John Roberts' tenure. Image: Steve Petteway/ Wikimedia Commons The post Why We Should All Be Afraid of the Coming Supreme Court Term appeared first on RH Reality Check.
The #ShoutYourAbortion hashtag seemed to strike a nerve with the Twitter users who heaped scorn and harassment on women who shared their stories. Image: Shutterstock The post Anti-Choice Threats Send #ShoutYourAbortion Founder Into Hiding appeared first on RH Reality Check.