Reproductive Rights

NEWS: House Passes HR7

Today, the House passed HR7, the “No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act.” I can’t say I’m surprised; derailing reproductive justice is what the House does. As Think Progress explains, HR 7 underwent several last-minute changes before proceeding to a full… Read More ›

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Abortion Coverage Under the ACA

As we gear up to celebrate the 41st anniversary of Roe v. Wade tomorrow, the Kaiser Family Foundation has issued a compelling new brief examining abortion coverage under the Affordable Care Act. You can download the full report here, but we’ve gone ahead… Read More ›

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Spotlight On: Zerlina Maxwell

Zerlina Maxwell is a political analyst and contributing writer for The New York Daily News, Feministing.com, theGrio.com, BET.com, RHRealitycheck.org and EBONY.com. She writes about national politics, candidates, and specific policy and culture issues including domestic violence, sexual assault, victim blaming and gender inequality. She… Read More ›

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The Forgotten Ones

As a reproductive rights activist, I never thought that feminism would fail me. I was wrong. I was seven weeks pregnant when I was faced with the toughest decision of my life: Abide by my partner’s rules — have an… Read More ›

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Plan B and the FDA

Today I stumbled upon a Feminists for Choice article regarding the FDA‘s dilly-dallying around with Plan B, otherwise known as emergency contraception (EC), and had to bring it to your attention. EC has been available — behind pharmacy counters with… Read More ›

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