The Ongoing Fight for Reproductive Justice

Anti-choice constituents have long held that abortion is murder, but until recently, no one had actually tried to press charges against a woman for the loss of a pregnancy. Back in April, the state of Indiana charged Purvi Patel with feticide after she suffered a miscarriage in her home. Then, last week in Georgia, Kenlissia […]

Purvi Patel and the Fight for Reproductive Rights

On average, 15-20% of verified pregnancies (a woman who wasn’t trying to get pregnant, missed a period, and took a positive pregnancy test) will end in a miscarriage. That means roughly one in six pregnant women will miscarry. That’s a significant number, but it’s still not something we talk about. And in a culture where […]

Book Review: PRO: Reclaiming Abortion Rights

If I got pregnant today, I would have an abortion. That’s not a popular thing for a woman to say in this country. But if it’s true for me, I’m sure it’s true for a lot of other women, too. In fact, I know it is. Because statistically, 1 in 3 women will have an […]