Abortion is the termination of a pregnancy. It was made legal in the U.S. in 1973, following the Supreme Court case Roe v. Wade. However, it remains a highly debated political issue, both online and in real life, with many states instituting their own laws restricting access to services and banning the procedure under certain circumstances.
Here’s how Brett Kavanaugh could undo Roe v. Wade
Trump and his SCOTUS pick have already made their intentions clear.
Women are reminding Sen. Susan Collins what’s at stake over justice pick—with wire hangers
Sen. Lisa Murkowski is also feeling the hanger heat.
Susan Collins says anti-Roe v Wade Supreme Court nominees would ‘not be acceptable’
She's certainly a potential swing vote.
Women urge others to get IUDs before there’s a new Supreme Court justice
Birth control may be under attack with Anthony Kennedy's departure.
Supreme Court rules anti-abortion centers can continue not informing women of their options
The First Amendment protects the right to mislead, apparently.
Strangers donate more than $30,000 to Irish citizens voting for abortion rights (updated)
The money helped voters get #HometoVote.
Ed Sheeran clarifies his song ‘Small Bump’ is not pro-life
The song is actually about a miscarriage.
Trump administration to cut Planned Parenthood funding
The cuts apply to any organization that mentions abortions.
Planned Parenthood, ACLU sue Trump administration over pro-abstinence shift in Title X funding
The Trump administration wants providers to promote the rhythm method.
Planned Parenthood supporters say #ThankYouCecile on president’s last day
The internet celebrates Cecile Richards' support and advocacy.
Democrats don’t have to compromise on abortion rights to win the ‘heartland’
Instead of watering down their core values, Dems need to address voters' actual needs.
White feminism is fertile ground for white nationalism
Anti-abortion activist Kristen Walker Hatten didn't just suddenly become racist.
‘In the Kitchen’ is the reproductive justice cooking show you never knew you needed
Why not learn about fake abortion clinics while (not) baking a cake?
Trump judicial nominee grilled over comments that Planned Parenthood kills ‘females’
Wendy Vitter failed to disclose 95 pages of documents relating to her anti-abortion advocacy.
Jared Kushner, Ivanka Trump tried to stop Planned Parenthood abortions with ‘bribe,’ CEO says
'It was surreal, essentially being asked to barter away women’s rights for more money.'
GOP candidate says he supports the death penalty for women who have abortions
He has since backtracked.