The current legal standard for evaluating the constitutionality of an abortion law is to examine whether the law in question places an “undue burden” on women. Public health researcher Emily Maistrellis discusses her research showing far too often, courts disregard scientific evidence when determining whether laws restricting abortion place an “undue burden” on women.
This month, two important discussions about abortion access and the impact of specific anti-choice regulations called TRAP (targeted regulation of abortion providers) are happening in two very different spaces: one on PBS and the other in the Supreme Court. More
Violence perpetrated by a man against a current or former partner is the too-often ignored alarm bell that alerts us to future violence. More
It’s hard to imagine a more exacting message about rape and rape culture than that in the letter written by the woman at the center of the Stanford rape story. More