Taliban order girls’ high schools to remain closed, leaving students in tears

KABUL, March 23 (Reuters) – The Taliban on Wednesday backtracked on its announcement that secondary schools would open for girls, saying they would remain closed until a plan was drawn up under Islamic law for them to reopen. The U-turn caught many by surprise, leaving students in tears and drawing condemnation from humanitarian agencies, human … Read more

Abortion Ruling Emphasizes Need for Latinas to Access Reproductive Health Care

know about Abortion Ruling Emphasizes Need for Latinas to Access Reproductive Health Care in details Politics must not interfere with the ability of any Latina to exercise deeply personal decisions related to reproductive health, dignity, and autonomy. This has long been our position at the National Hispanic Leadership Agenda, a coalition of the leading Hispanic … Read more

With access in jeopardy, 2 women open late-term abortion clinic in Maryland

Placeholder while article actions load Diane Horvath leaned across the table to read the last list outside of your phone: operating room lights, waiting room furniture, and a storage closet. A closed abortion clinic in Georgia offered to sell everything cheap. Horvath, a physician, and Morgan Nuzzo, a certified nurse midwife, are scrambling to stockpile … Read more

New York State Lawmakers Pass Bills Strengthening Abortion Access

know about New York State Lawmakers Pass Bills Strengthening Abortion Access in details ALBANY, NY (WROC) — Responding to a leaked document written by Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito suggests that The majority of the court has voted to overturn Roe v. WadeNew York state lawmakers approved a series of bills Wednesday that strengthen the … Read more

Local reproductive rights group says it will continue to help provide abortion access at WNC

know about Local reproductive rights group says it will continue to help provide abortion access at WNC in details Following the Supreme Court’s decision to strike down the federal right to abortion, reproductive rights advocates say there will be a collapse of abortion access in the region. BPR spoke with an advocate from Buncombe County: … Read more

Abortion Access Always: Governor Hochul Announces Robust Multi-Platform Public Education Campaign for All Seeking Reproductive Health Care

know about Abortion Access Always: Governor Hochul Announces Robust Multi-Platform Public Education Campaign for All Seeking Reproductive Health Care in details Following the US Supreme Court ruling in Dobbs v. Jackson, Governor Kathy Hochul and the New York State Department of Health today announced a robust, multi-platform, paid public education campaign to ensure that New … Read more

West Coast States Launch New Multistate Commitment to Reproductive Freedom and Stand Together to Protect Abortion Access

know about West Coast States Launch New Multistate Commitment to Reproductive Freedom and Stand Together to Protect Abortion Access in details In light of the US Supreme Court’s decision on Roe v. Wade, California, Oregon, and Washington will continue to be a safe haven for anyone seeking abortion and other reproductive health services in these … Read more

Bill Would Spend St. Louis ARPA Funds on Abortion Access

know about Bill Would Spend St. Louis ARPA Funds on Abortion Access in details A group of elected officials in St. Louis wants to use some of the city’s remaining money from the American Bailout Act to increase access to reproductive health care. including abortions. The set of measures be introduced on Friday by Ward … Read more

House Democrats rush to preserve abortion access for troops

know about House Democrats rush to preserve abortion access for troops in details Yet Wednesday’s markup debates are likely the opening shot of broader battles in the House and Senate in light of the Supreme Court’s impending landmark decision. an initial Dobbs vs. Jackson the majority opinion written by Judge Samuel Alito and obtained by … Read more

Vice President Harris Remarks at a Meeting with State Attorneys General on Protecting Access to Reproductive Health Care

know about Vice President Harris Remarks at a Meeting with State Attorneys General on Protecting Access to Reproductive Health Care in details Ceremonial Office of the Vice PresidentEisenhower Executive Office Building 12:47 p.m. THE VICE PRESIDENT: Good afternoon. I want to welcome these extraordinary national leaders, the attorneys general, for coming together this afternoon to … Read more

Kamala Harris Meets With State Prosecutors About Abortion Access As The Supreme Court Could Rule TODAY

know about Kamala Harris Meets With State Prosecutors About Abortion Access As The Supreme Court Could Rule TODAY in details Norma McCorvey, seen in 1983, ten years after the Supreme Court decision In 1973, the United States Supreme Court recognized a woman’s constitutional right to abortion in Roe v. Wade. The landmark ruling legalized abortion … Read more

Senate Leader Atkins’ Bill to Expand Abortion and Access to Reproductive Care Passes Senate

know about Senate Leader Atkins’ Bill to Expand Abortion and Access to Reproductive Care Passes Senate in details SACRAMENT – SB 1375, Senate President Pro Tempore Toni G. Atkins (D-San Diego)’s legislation to increase access to quality, affordable abortion and reproductive services in California, passed the California State Senate today. California, promoting the opportunity for … Read more

Opinion | How DC is protecting women’s access to health care

know about Opinion | How DC is protecting women’s access to health care in details Placeholder while article actions load Brianne K. Nadeau, a Democrat, represents District 1 on the DC Council. Last month, I watched in horror as we received a take a look at the Supreme Court’s draft ruling in Dobbs. v Jackson … Read more

Opinion: Here’s what the San Diego Board of Supervisors is doing to ensure abortion access

know about Opinion: Here’s what the San Diego Board of Supervisors is doing to ensure abortion access in details Affliction represents District 1 and serves as Vice President of the San Diego County Board of Supervisors. She lives in the South Bay. As a young Latina studying political science at Southwestern College, I learned of … Read more

Strengthen and expand access to safe reproductive health care in Hawaii

know about Strengthen and expand access to safe reproductive health care in Hawaii in details On March 13, 1970, Hawaii became the first state to legalize abortion essentially at the request of the patient. Hawaii’s abortion law was not only effective in Hawaii, but other states followed suit by decriminalizing abortion. After learning of the … Read more

As abortion access crumbles, California tries to pick up the pieces

know about As abortion access crumbles, California tries to pick up the pieces in details Photo Credit: Sarah Morris – Getty Images In the wake of May Leaked Supreme Court Majority Draft opinion to cancel Roe vs. Wadethe historic 1973 decision that protects the right to abortionCalifornia Democratic lawmakers have introduced a bill that would … Read more