“As our country undergoes a racial reckoning, I want to be very clear: the Hyde Amendment is a racist policy.” Black and Native American women are two to three times more likely to die from pregnancy-related causes.
Texas and Ohio have ordered a stop to abortions, saying they’re not essential medical services. Other states will follow. Right-wing forces are using the pandemic as a pretext to crack down dramatically on abortion rights. We can’t let them.
Nearly two in five women of reproductive age may face restricted access to...abortion, contraception and sterilization, because they...live in a county where Catholic hospitals make up a high share of the market...
Over the years, the team, made up of 20 to 30 women, in Chicago, at any given time, ended up facilitating at least 11,000 abortions before Roe v. Wade was passed in 1973 and made abortion a constitutional right. We're now facing an assault on women.