Texas' argument to halt legal abortion during the COVID-19 outbreak was made in bad faith, as reproductive health clinics rarely need the kind of equipment in high demand at hospitals.
SPECIAL REPORT: COVID-19
In the weeks and months to come, the coronavirus outbreak will affect every aspect of our lives, likely in ways we can't yet imagine. But the need for accurate, timely information about reproductive and sexual health-care issues, including abortion care and birth control access, is more vital than ever.
"The effect [of the COVID-19 outbreak] on people accessing abortion care is considerable, especially in those states that have limited access."
With anti-abortion state officials using COVID-19 to stop legal abortion and millions losing their jobs, abortion funds are seeing a crush of requests.
Anti-choice governors and state attorneys general could use COVID-19 emergency policies to temporarily halt surgical abortion.
What You Need to Know About COVID-19 and Reproductive Health
For people seeking abortion care in the D.C. area, support systems won't be readily available during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The coronavirus crisis has forced the U.S. Supreme Court to hit pause. What will happen to cases that have been argued, like June Medical Services v. Russo? What will happen to other important cases yet to be argued? And how concerned should we be for Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg? Imani Gandy and Jessica Mason Pieklo […]
The president and governors across the country are declaring states of emergency as the coronavirus spreads. And still, state-level Republicans are jamming through anti-abortion bills.
Telemedicine has long been a tool for increasing access to reproductive health care, even as lawmakers in some states ban its use for abortion care. It will likely be the best option during the COVID-19 outbreak.
COVID-19 is having a profound impact on family planning health services, including access to abortion care and birth control. Rewire.News remains vigilant in covering these developments.
The Trump administration apparently held a coronavirus aid package hostage in order to push its radical anti-abortion agenda. It was cynical and dangerous.