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Abortion with pills, also called medication abortion, is a safe and effective way to end a pregnancy by inducing miscarriage. When pregnant people visit the doctor for an abortion using pills, they are most often prescribed two different drugs, to... Updated: Mar 1, 2019

Abortion opponents have spent years attempting to frighten women by touting a non-existent link between abortion and an increased risk of breast cancer. There is no evidence of such a link and the claim is not supported by research scientists... Updated: Aug 7, 2015

I think I was sitting on the subway when I first read the phrase “reversible abortion.” Wherever I was, I did a double-take to make sure I’d read it correctly. Yep, that’s what it said! Apparently, politicians have created a...

The Art of Activism

By: Kira S. Jones ,, Deep Dive Articles

The image hangs in the entryway of the Dean's Office in the College of Fine Arts at the University of Utah. An inkjet print of a photograph mounted on a frame, no border, no glass, but slightly larger than life,...

G spots You may have heard about the “friend-zone” (a platonic relationship where one person has unrequited feelings for the other), but here’s a new term: the “co-zone” — short…

I’ll say it again: I’m mad as hell — and I’m going to vote! I’m just plain furious about recent attacks on women’s health. From the Supreme Court to the state legislature, women’s health is being undermined by decisions that...

When a woman in Idaho, who had taken drugs that she ordered over the Internet to end her unintended pregnancy, told a friend about what she experienced, she ended up under arrest, charged with a felony for having an illegal...

The National Women’s Health Network (NWHN) was founded in 1975, at a time when many women’s health activists felt encouraged by the changes they saw in reproductive health care. The organization’s early years coincided with the start of the modern...

This year there have been unprecedented attacks on abortion access in the states. Despite substantial public outcry, targeted regulation of abortion providers (TRAP) laws have passed in Texas — after the famous, 13-hour filibuster by State Senator Wendy Davis —...

In January, the U.S. women’s health movement celebrated the 40th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, which gave women the right to legal abortion. In the decades since Roe, health activists have focused on advocating for reproductive justice, which demands that...

“Danielle Deaver was 22 weeks pregnant when her water broke and doctors gave her a devastating prognosis: With undeveloped lungs, the baby likely would never survive outside the womb, and because all the amniotic fluid had drained, the tiny growing...