The U.S. has a long history of forced sterilization — particularly of Black, Brown, poor and disabled people.
Republican elected officials and anti-abortion groups have tried to leverage the pandemic to curtail abortion access.
The mail slowdown set in motion by Postmaster General Louis DeJoy has delayed deliveries of medication across the U.S.
Critics of the ruling said access to birth control is “basic, essential health care,” as well as a “fundamental right.”
The 5-4 decision overturned a 2014 law that would have allowed only one abortion clinic to remain open in Louisiana.
The Supreme Court struck down Louisiana’s restrictive abortion law, but the fight for patients’ rights continues.
The Supreme Court’s ruling in “Trump v. Pennsylvania” could empower employers to deny birth control coverage.
If the Supreme Court upholds Trump regulations, up to 126,000 people could lose birth control coverage from employers.
The pandemic has made it glaringly obvious that the “pro-life” movement is about political power, not preserving life.
McCorvey was paid more than $450,000 in “benevolent gifts” to be an anti-abortion spokesperson.