The board's vote marks the first time a state has taken steps to comply with precedent set by the landmark U.S. Supreme Court ruling in Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt. The post Virginia Board of Health Votes to Remove Abortion Clinic Restrictions appeared first on Rewire.
A preoccupation with purity is not a realistic approach to sexuality, and it does not empower us to make responsible, holistic decisions regarding sex. The post How We Teach Purity Culture Isn’t the Problem—Purity Culture Itself Is the Problem appeared first on Rewire.
Congressional Democrats expressed concern about the findings of a recent American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists study showing that less than half of OB-GYNs believed an IUD could be inserted in a person immediately after giving birth. The post Pro-Choice Democrats to Obama Administration: Improve Contraception Training appeared first on Rewire.
"Every woman lied when they came forward to hurt my campaign,” Trump told the crowd Saturday during a rally in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. “Total fabrication. The events never happened. Never.” The post Trump Says He’ll Sue Accusers in Speech About First 100 Days in Office appeared first on Rewire.
Politicians often tell stories about their constituents in selling various policies. Why not provide those stories, revealing how such policies affect their constituents’ access to, and experiences with, abortion care? The post Can Abortion Storytelling Break Through Politics as Usual? appeared first on Rewire.
Kandi Mossett, an activist who grew up on a reservation in North Dakota and has been fighting the Dakota Access pipeline there, told Rewire, “We don’t need a report to tell us what we have known for decades. We’ve been talking about it long before these reports. Show More Summary
The Arizona sheriff will face trial for contempt of court charges in December for violating a court order stemming from a 2007 racial profiling case. Arpaio intends to plead not guilty. The post Report: Records Show Arpaio’s Office May Have Paid for ‘Birther’ Investigation appeared first on Rewire.
Mississippi is one of many states that have sought to block funding for Planned Parenthood since the release of widely discredited videos released by the anti-choice front group known as the Center for Medical Progress. The post Judge: Mississippi Can’t Block Medicaid Funds for Planned Parenthood appeared first on Rewire.
Vicki Ringer, Planned Parenthood's South Carolina director of public affairs, told the Post and Courier that the proposed regulations were an attempt to “shame” people seeking abortion care. The post South Carolina Officials Rescind ‘Spousal Consent’ Proposal After Outcry appeared first on Rewire.
Kicking abortion rights back to the states is nothing more than code for the idea that women do not have the same fundamental rights as men. The post The ‘Let States Decide’ Lie Conservatives Push on Abortion Rights appeared first on Rewire.
“The spike in hate we’ve seen online this election cycle is extremely troubling and unlike anything we have seen in modern politics. A half century ago, the KKK burned crosses. Today, extremists are burning up Twitter,” Anti-Defamation League CEO Jonathan A. Show More Summary
When YouCaring and GoFundMe insert themselves as barriers to abortion access to people with uteri, they become little more than enablers and perpetuators of shame and stigma. This behavior prevents those who are most in need of assistance...Show More Summary
It's time for media elites, and most especially male media elites, to stop expounding on abortion unless and until they know what they are talking about. The post At Debate, Wallace and Matthews Help Trump Spread Anti-Choice Lies About Abortion appeared first on Rewire.
There was no legitimate reason to cite the landmark 1857 U.S. Supreme Court decision that said Black Americans had no citizen rights. Including the case in a modern-day legal battle is just Kansas officials being terrible in their ongoing...Show More Summary
The fundraising efforts by Movement 2016 come amid Republican claims of nonexistent widespread voter fraud and efforts to intimidate voters in key states, particularly those with a history of voters being disenfranchised. The post Grassroots Organizers Mobilize Battleground State Voters Ahead of November Election appeared first on Rewire.
The ACLU is alleging that since “at least November of 2014, ICE has been denying parole to asylum seekers even though they meet the criteria of an ICE policy directive that calls for their release.” The post Lawsuit: ICE Withholding Information on Asylum Seekers appeared first on Rewire.
Rewire spoke to the executive directors of two immigrant rights organizations about the issues they believe the next president should focus on. The post ACLU, Advocates Want Next President to Upend Anti-Immigration Policies appeared first on Rewire.
The “partial-birth abortion” procedure that debate moderate Chris Wallace referred to is an inflammatory and non-medical term created by the anti-choice National Right to Life Committee in hopes of making abortion restrictions easier to pass. The post Clinton Denounces Trump’s ‘Scare Rhetoric,’ Vows to Protect Abortion Rights appeared first on Rewire.
Senate Republicans have scrambled to walk back comments by Sen. John McCain that they will oppose any Supreme Court nomination made by Hillary Clinton. But the public shouldn't take them seriously. The post Why We Shouldn’t Believe Senate Republicans Who Claim They’ll Stop Blocking Judicial Nominees After the Election appeared first on Rewire.
"We’re basically saying we’ve measured it a lot of different ways, and it exists, and it’s real, and unfortunately it has not gone away," said Elise Gould, an economist with the Economic Policy Institute and a co-author of the report. The post Yes, the Gender Wage Gap Is Real, New Report Says appeared first on Rewire.