Entries by aine

Dr. Grossman Explains Abortion Later in Pregnancy

Dr. Daniel Grossman of University of California, San Francisco took to twitter to lay down some cold hard facts about abortion later in pregnancy, or “third trimester abortions”. His tweet thread came in response to the 20 week abortion ban which failed to pass the Senate in January. Dr. Grossman dispelled some of the misinformation […]

Ohio City’s Last Abortion Clinic Will Stay Open

The Last abortion clinic in Toledo, Ohio was facing a bleak picture of the future. The Ohio Supreme Court ruled to uphold a 2014 ruling which shut down Capital Care Network because of the requirement that abortion clinics must have transferring privileges with a “local” hospital and that state funded public institutions could not work with […]

Tell Congress: Stop the Six-Week Abortion Ban

Sign the petition! The so-called “Heartbeat Protection Act” is a cynical attempt to outlaw abortion altogether while calling it something else. The bill contains no exceptions for the health and safety of a pregnant woman or victims of rape and incest. By making it a crime to give an abortion to a woman after just […]

Texas Abortion Fund Raising Money for Those Affected by Hurricane Harvey

While we are only beginning to comprehend the devastation on the Gulf Coast, some women seeking abortion care are facing new barriers. The hurricane has caused severe obstacles for people accessing abortion care. Many people cannot make it to their appointments because of flooding and destruction. Some clinics cannot open due to damage from the […]

Dr. Curtis Boyd Gives In-Depth Interview

Dr. Curtis Boyd sat down for an in-depth interview with Joey Peters of the NM Political Review to speak about his life’s work: providing abortion care for over 50 years. Dr. Boyd talks about his moral reasoning for providing the service which he says is rooted in his Christianity. He explains that as a clinic,“Our role […]

Where Police Violence and Reproductive Injustice Meet

HuffPost recently published an article about the intersections of police violence and reproductive oppression against black women. The author highlights the United States’ declining maternal health rates and how this disproportionately affects black women. “Between 2011 and 2013, black women in the U.S. died at a rate of 40.4 deaths per 100,000 live births, compared […]

Texas Law Requiring Burial or Cremation after Abortion and Miscarriage Another Unnecessary Burden

Both houses of the Texas legislature passed Senate bill 8 on Monday requiring any health care facility, hospitals, or abortion clinic, to bury or cremate fetal remains from an abortion, miscarriage or stillbirth. It would also prohibit fetal tissue donation for the purposes of medical research, and ban abortion in the 2nd trimester. Lawmakers and anti-abortion advocates are […]