Creation of an office to address conscience complaints draws immediate criticism from Democrats, who say it could undermine the rights of women, gays and transgender people.
Women's issue advocates say the Health and Human Services nominee, Alex Azar, has a history of using positions of power to undermine birth control access.
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.
Women's health advocates rejoiced Monday as controversial abortion restrictions were overturned because they pose an unconstitutional burden. Women's health advocates rejoiced Monday as controversial abortion restrictions were overturned because they pose an unconstitutional burden.
Trump’s potential picks could threaten a wide range of American rights, Clinton’s campaign says.
Self-induced abortions are on the rise as ever more restrictive laws threaten to return the nation to the dark days that existed before Roe v. Wade.
Before the passing of the hard-right justice created the possibility of a dramatic shift in the Supreme Court, there was fear that Roe v. Wade would be undercut in a pending case. Now beleaguered rights proponents are looking to Justice Anthony Kennedy to swing the ideologically divided bench their way.
Several years ago I accompanied a close friend who was visiting the U.S. to a Planned Parenthood clinic in Southern California.