A federal judge has blocked a law in Indiana that forces women to undergo an ultrasound at least 18 hours before having an abortion. After so many assaults on freedom to choose this year, including Ohio banning abortions after 24 weeks, this is def a glimmer of hope for pro-choicers!
The assault on women’s reproductive freedom is marching on, as Arkansas has passed a scary new law that would give a man the ability to prevent his pregnant wife or girlfriend from having an abortion, even if he raped her. We’ve got the disturbing details here.
Do you believe that abortions should be banned completely at 20 weeks of pregnancy even for victims of rape and incest and even if a woman’s life is endangered? Ohio women are facing that grim situation after Governor John Kasich signed an extreme US anti-abortion measure into law despite massive protests from Ohio women and doctors.
This is huge! After thousands of women took to Poland’s streets in protest, the country’s parliament has overwhelmingly voted to REJECT a controversial bill that would call for a total ban on abortion. The ban was so severe that even in cases where the mother’s health is seriously endangered, an abortion would STILL not be permitted! Get all the details here.
Clad in all black, Polish women made quite a statement as they took to Poland’s streets to boycott their jobs & schoolwork as part of a nationwide strike to protest a legislative proposal for a total ban on abortion. If such a proposal were to become law, women all over the country would die and even be put in jail as a result of suffering a miscarriage!
This is MAJOR! The Supreme Court has finally reached a decision in the landmark abortion case, Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt! The Supreme Court struck down the law that required abortion clinics to meet such tough standards, it would have closed virtually all in the state.
Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt was the first major abortion case to reach the Court in over two decades, which means what the Supreme Court decided on June 27 will have a lasting effect on women across the entire country! And in the end, it was ruled that the law is unconstitutional as it would have left hundreds of thousands of women unable to receive an abortion. Read below for all the details!
The Minnesota Republican, who is being compared to Sarah Palin, admits the experience inspired her to change her life and rethink the meaning of family.
Politician Michele Bachmann, who admits she’s “100 percent pro-life,” revealed the heartbreaking news that she suffered a miscarriage after an unplanned pregnancy. But the “devastating” loss inspired her to foster 23 children and refocus her life. And now look — she’s running for President!
A new study shows that Americans who have seen these MTV shows are more likely to believe that abortion should be legalized. What do YOU think?
Teen Mom and 16 and Pregnant may not only be entertaining, but could be influencing some Americans’ political opinions! Reports on a poll done by the Public Religion Research Institute present some interesting facts behind the correlation between these MTV shows and the abortion issue. What’s your stance?
The shocking poster shows Greg Fulz cradling the outline of a newborn baby and the words: ‘This Would Have Been A Picture Of My 2-Month Old Baby If The Mother Had Decided To Not KILL Our Child!’
Greg insists the billboard is free speech – but his devastated ex Nani Lawrence is taking him to court for harassment. She’s refusing to speak to the media, but her friends insist he‘s got it all wrong — she actually suffered a miscarriage!
The talk show host discusses her hatred for the ‘Teen Mom’ phenomenon, admitting that the MTV shows make her ‘want to kill somebody.’ Do you agree with Chelsea?
In a shocking confession, E! star, Chelsea Handler opens up about her own personal ordeal with teen pregnancy and the choice that changed her life. What’s your take on the Teen Mom issue?
Why does this British mom-of-two think the next time will be different for her? Read on to learn about her plan…
Claire Barwell terminated pregnancies in 2007 and February 2011 — because she couldn’t handle the crippling and severe nausea that caused her to vomit up to 40 times a day!
New guidelines from doctors in England persuades women to have abortions. Are they serious!?
18 senior gynecologists, nurses and abortion providers from the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists in London have released new advice saying that pregnant women should be told that having an abortion is safer than delivering a baby. The guidelines also say that “the great majority” of women who terminate their pregnancy will not suffer from psychological problems, like sadness or regret, following the procedure. Hmm, this sounds pretty sketchy to us.
The medical show actress joins with Moveon.org take on national Republican legislation in a dramatic new ad — “We Won’t Go Back.”
Republican-sponsored legislation in Washington aims to severely limit access to abortion, and now the liberal activist group MoveOn.org is firing back. In a new controversial and political ad, House actress Lisa Edelstein stands up for the “Right to Choose” with this demand: “Don’t send women back to the back alley.” How do you feel about bills that would limit reproductive rights?
Is this your worst nightmare HollyMoms-to-be? Now the woman fears that the drug error will cause her to miscarry.
This is the mother of all mix-ups. Six weeks pregnant Mareena Silva of Colorado claims that a pharmacist at Safeway grocery store in her hometown of Fort Lupton gave her an abortion drug rather than the antibiotic she was prescribed. Now, she, as well as doctors are concerned that the pill will cause her to miscarry. How does this even happen? So horrible. HollyMoms, what would you do?
The birth rates of American teens fell to the lowest point in nearly 70 years of record-keeping in 2009. What’s going on? Is it the recession or something to do with Bristol Palin?
According to a report released by the government yesterday (Dec. 21) teenagers aren’t having as many babies as they were in previous years. In fact, the birth rate for teens, ages 15 to 19, fell to 39 births per 1,000 girls, which is a 6 percent decline from last year. It’s also the lowest recorded birth rate since health officials began keeping track in 1940. What’s going on? Some say the economy is causing would-be teen moms to rethink their baby plans but we’re not so sure about that.