Abortion

#VOTEPROCHOICE BLASTS OHIO COURT RULING TO DEFUND PLANNED PARENTHOOD

#VOTEPROCHOICE BLASTS OHIO COURT RULING TO DEFUND PLANNED PARENTHOOD

The 6th Circuit Court of Appeals today ruled that Ohio can defund Planned Parenthood because the organization performs abortions. In response, national prochoice organizing project #VOTEPROCHOICE’s co-founder Heidi Sieck issued the following statement: “Today we are one step closer to becoming a forced birth nation”

BREAKING: OHIO STATE SENATORS PASS BILL TO BAN ABORTION

BREAKING: OHIO STATE SENATORS PASS BILL TO BAN ABORTION

In response to the Ohio State Senate's breaking vote in favor of the "heartbeat bill," and as a second-trimester ban moves forward in Ohio as well, #VOTEPROCHOICE urges Ohioans to elect prochoice Mayors in 2019, following latest attack on reproductive freedom.

Ohio Bill Could Make Abortion A Felony Punishable By Death

Ohio Bill Could Make Abortion A Felony Punishable By Death

“Ohio just took us one step closer to becoming a forced-birth nation,” #VOTEPROCHOICE CEO & co-Founder Heidi Sieck told Refinery29. “Legislators in Ohio are banning abortion before women even know they’re pregnant — and we must stand up and speak out against this dangerous bill.”

TAYLOR SHILLING, MARGARET CHO, NATASHA LYONNE, DAN SAVAGE AND MORE TELL AMERICANS TO VOTE PROCHOICE

TAYLOR SHILLING, MARGARET CHO, NATASHA LYONNE, DAN SAVAGE AND MORE TELL AMERICANS TO VOTE PROCHOICE

With Roe in Kavanaugh's crosshairs, celebrities urge voters to support prochoice candidates using the nation's largest prochoice voter guide!

#VOTEPROCHOICE CANDIDATES WIN 86% OF PRIMARY RACES IN NEVADA DEMOCRATIC PRIMARY

#VOTEPROCHOICE CANDIDATES WIN 86% OF PRIMARY RACES IN NEVADA DEMOCRATIC PRIMARY

Since Roe v. Wade was decided by the Supreme Court in 1973, reproductive rights have been losing ground on every front. In 2017 alone, 19 states adopted 63 new restrictions on abortion rights and access. States have enacted 401 abortion restrictions since January 2011. The last seven years account for 34% of the 1,193 abortion restrictions enacted by states since the 1973 U.S. Supreme Court decision legalizing abortion in Roe v. Wade. 58% of American women of reproductive age now live in a state considered either hostile or extremely hostile to abortion rights.

IRELAND’S ABORTION REFERENDUM SHOWS AMERICA: CHOICE IS A WINNING STRATEGY

IRELAND’S ABORTION REFERENDUM SHOWS AMERICA: CHOICE IS A WINNING STRATEGY

“Today’s victory for choice in Ireland makes clear: voters are deeply motivated to cast their ballots for a woman’s right to choose. Here in the U.S, 70 percent of Americans support a woman’s right to choose. Yet many on the Left mistakenly treat abortion like a live wire — vital and necessary in the world we live in, but best not to touch. As we just witnessed in Ireland, when given the opportunity to support choice, voters will cross continents to demand control over their own bodies. “