With a timely perspective and candid interviews with figures on both sides of the debate, Ricki Stern and Annie Sundberg’s new documentary explores the transformation of a medical procedure into a wedge issue.
If allowed to take effect July 1 as planned, the law would ban most abortions once a fetal heartbeat is detected, around the sixth week of pregnancy.
Secretly recorded video footage released in 2015 has affected a federal court ruling two years later.
A measure winding through the state Legislature uses language of religious freedom while proposing harsh consequences for women who have had abortions or use contraception.
Hundreds of demonstrations in support of the beleaguered reproductive health services provider were held across the country Saturday.
For 40 years, the crusade against abortion has affected women on Medicaid in particular, and a new bill will extend restrictions to all American women.
"Abortion: Stories Women Tell" avoids politics, instead letting women share accounts of how they coped with governmental restrictions on the procedure.
The news media are not presenting a complete picture For generations, many ministers have stood with people making difficult choices about their reproductive lives The news media are not presenting a complete picture.