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Pro-Life Group Has Nothing to Say About Children in Cages Pro-Life Group Has Nothing to Say About Children in Cages

Thousands of families are being separated at the United States border thanks to Attorney General Jeff Sessions’s unfathomably cruel “zero tolerance” policy. As a result, thousands of children are being kept in prison-like facilities; employees and volunteers are prohibited from touching them for any reason.

Argentina's Congress Has Taken a Major Step Toward Legalizing Abortion Argentina's Congress Has Taken a Major Step Toward Legalizing Abortion

Argentina’s Congress took its first, historic step toward legalizing abortion on Thursday, when the lower house of Congress approved, by a narrow margin, a bill that would permit women to obtain a legal abortion during the first 14 weeks of pregnancy.

Pro-Choice Activists Take Abortion Pills Outside Belfast Courthouse to Protest Draconian Abortion Law  Pro-Choice Activists Take Abortion Pills Outside Belfast Courthouse to Protest Draconian Abortion Law 

On Thursday, a few days after the Republic of Ireland voted in a referendum to overturn its nearly absolute ban on abortion, pro-choice advocates in Northern Ireland, where abortion is still outlawed under Victorian-era law, staged a bold and creative protest of the oppressive status quo.

In Response to Restrictive Law, Planned Parenthood Is Canceling Abortion Appointments in Arkansas In Response to Restrictive Law, Planned Parenthood Is Canceling Abortion Appointments in Arkansas

In the wake of the Supreme Court declining to hear a challenge to an Arkansas law restricting medication abortion, Planned Parenthood has been canceling abortion appointments across the state.

It's Official: Ireland Has Voted to Repeal Its Abortion Ban It's Official: Ireland Has Voted to Repeal Its Abortion Ban

Hey, check out this happy crowd, with not a sour puss amongst them! The above photo taken outside Dublin Castle reflects the woman-led movement and massive youth voter turnout which led to today’s landslide vote to repeal Ireland’s 8th Amendment, its 35-year constitutional abortion ban. With all constituencies…

Ireland Appears to Have Voted in a Landslide to Repeal Abortion Ban Ireland Appears to Have Voted in a Landslide to Repeal Abortion Ban

The results of Ireland’s vote to repeal their eighth amendment, which bans abortion, will not be officially available until Saturday. But exit polls suggest that citizens have voted overwhelmingly to end the ban, the Irish Times reports.

Scott Pruitt Twice Proposed Anti-Abortion Legislation Granting Men 'Property Rights' Over Fetuses Scott Pruitt Twice Proposed Anti-Abortion Legislation Granting Men 'Property Rights' Over Fetuses

The news is never good when it leads with the words “Scott Pruitt.” This story is no different, except that it’s more of a history lesson.

Watch Trump Get Off on Taking Away America's Reproductive Healthcare  Watch Trump Get Off on Taking Away America's Reproductive Healthcare 

Donald Trump, a man I am certain has never paid or asked someone to abort a fetus he helped put inside them, proposed last week to withhold federal Title X grant funds from healthcare providers that offer abortions or abortion referrals. The so-called domestic gag rule would financially punish places like Planned…

Ed Sheeran Rejects the Use of His Song 'Small Bump' for an Anti-Abortion Campaign

Ed Sheeran is a lot of things—Game of Thrones star, Beyoncé frenemy, fiancé. But anti-abortion activist is not on that list.

The Trump Administration Is Bringing the Global Gag Rule Home The Trump Administration Is Bringing the Global Gag Rule Home

The Trump administration is expected to announce the implementation of a domestic gag rule on Friday, the New York Times reports. The domestic gag rule, which has been a top priority for anti-abortion conservatives in the administration, would prevent reproductive healthcare providers like Planned Parenthood from…

Lousiana's Democratic Governor Expected to Sign Democrat-Sponsored 15-Week Abortion Ban Lousiana's Democratic Governor Expected to Sign Democrat-Sponsored 15-Week Abortion Ban

Lousiana Governor John Bel Edwards is expected to sign a 15-week abortion ban into law, the Associated Press reports.

Blake Farenthold Is Now a Lobbyist, Will Not Repay Sexual Harassment Settlement  Blake Farenthold Is Now a Lobbyist, Will Not Repay Sexual Harassment Settlement 

Welcome to Barf Bag, a daily politics roundup to help you sort through the chaotic Trumpian news cycle.

Film and TV Have No Idea How the Abortion Pill Works Film and TV Have No Idea How the Abortion Pill Works

In last season’s Black Mirror episode, “Arkangel,” a helicopter mother who implants tracking software in her child (because this is the future, after all) appears to give her own teenage daughter an abortion without her consent.

Salvadoran Women Imprisoned for Abortion Speak Out Against Their Country's Draconian Laws Salvadoran Women Imprisoned for Abortion Speak Out Against Their Country's Draconian Laws

SAN SALVADOR, EL SALVADOR—In 2007, Carmen Guadalupe Vásquez Aldana was raped. She was 18 years old at the time, working as a housekeeper, and suddenly pregnant.

The Iowa Legislature Passed a 'Heartbeat' Bill Overnight, Taking Clear Aim at Roe v. Wade The Iowa Legislature Passed a 'Heartbeat' Bill Overnight, Taking Clear Aim at Roe v. Wade

Republican legislators in Iowa fast-tracked a so-called “heartbeat” bill early Wednesday morning that bans abortion once a fetal heartbeat is detected.

Tennessee Senate Passes Bill to Construct 'Monument to Unborn Children' on State Grounds Tennessee Senate Passes Bill to Construct 'Monument to Unborn Children' on State Grounds

The Tennessee Senate passed legislation on Monday that would allow a monument to “victims of abortion” to be placed on the grounds of the state capitol.

Daughter of TX Legislator Shares Personal Story of Being Forced to Bury the Remains of Her Miscarriage Daughter of TX Legislator Shares Personal Story of Being Forced to Bury the Remains of Her Miscarriage

The Texas Observer has published a gruesome story about fetal burials, a practice mandated by many Catholic hospitals and, if Republican lawmakers have their way, state governments: A woman named Blake Norton, after miscarrying in 2015, was treated at Seton Medical Center Austin at the recommendation of her OB-GYN,…

Arizona House Approves Invasive Abortion Questionnaire Bill  Arizona House Approves Invasive Abortion Questionnaire Bill 

A piece of legislation (known as SB 1394), which would make it mandatory for hospitals and clinics to ask women seeking abortions about their reasons for wanting the procedure, passed the Arizona state House of Representatives on Monday.

Pontifex Subtweets  Pontifex Subtweets 

In an official apostolic exhortation on holiness issued Monday morning, Pope Francis, Vatican City’s original bad boy, decreed that issues of poverty, migrants’ rights, and the elderly and infirm are just as important as the “defence of the unborn,”—a righteous subtweet of America’s allegedly Christian (but not…

Idaho Lawmaker Who Maybe Wanted to Execute People for Abortion Has Second Thoughts Idaho Lawmaker Who Maybe Wanted to Execute People for Abortion Has Second Thoughts

Idaho state Sen. Bob Nonini, a Republican candidate for lieutenant governor, is attempting to walk back comments saying that he believes the death penalty could be a potential punishment for people who have abortions.

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