As we observe Women’s Equality Day on Aug. 26, which commemorates the day on which the Nineteenth Amendment, giving women the right to vote, was certified in 1920, it’s important to take the opportunity to take stock. How far has the United States come in terms of women’s rights — and how is it stalling, or going backwards? The news in many quarters seems positive. More Democrat women are running for office in the 2018 midterm elections than ever before, and the #MeToo movement continues to drive public conversation. But there are some fundamental rights for American women remain at risk.
Chants of support for equal pay echoed outside the Supreme Court as several women’s rights organizations spoke out against Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination to the high court.
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What the “gag rule” on abortion means for human rights organizations and the world.
Welcome to Bustle’s Abortion AMA column, where reproductive rights advocate and Romper editor Danielle Campoamor will speak to experts and medical professionals to answer people’s questions about abortion in a way that is educational, unvarnished, and judgement free. Ask us anything.
President Donald Trump said he understands why women are concerned that Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh may lead to a reversal of existing abortion law in the U.S., but says it could be a “long time” before the high court hears a case on the topic. Asked in an interview with the Daily Mail’s Piers
In every state in America, a network has been quietly building women’s health centers. Many look like Planned Parenthood centers, have exact replicas of waiting and exam rooms and are located within blocks of legitimate reproductive health clinics.
The Supreme Court said Tuesday that pregnancy centers established to convince women to continue their pregnancies do not have to tell their clients about the availability of state-offered services, including abortion.
In a passage from her new memoir that caught widespread attention this week, Planned Parenthood CEO Cecile Richards accused Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner of offering her what felt like a “bribe” in exchange for federal funding. Richards wrote in her memoir, Making Trouble, that Ivanka and Kushner told Planned Parenthood to stop providing abortions if it wanted to maintain its federal funding. But when it comes to her personal opinions, what is Ivanka Trump’s stance on abortion?
On Friday, a federal judge in Washington, D.C., said the Trump administration cannot prevent young, undocumented women in federal custody from seeking abortions.