Whose choice is it to access an abortion if a parent, caregiver, or judge can block that choice? Just how much reproductive autonomy should teens have?
Whose choice is it to access an abortion if a parent, caregiver, or judge can block that choice on a whim? This Special Edition exploring minors' access to reproductive health care, including abortion.
Supposed parental advocates are now all for government intervention to "protect" kids. But the last thing they want is for the kids to have actual power.
So-called parental involvement laws exist in 37 states. So why isn't more being done to help teens access abortion?
The Supreme Court case Garza v. Hargan serves as a dangerous blueprint of what anti-choice idealogues have envisioned for pregnant minors.
HB 989 could be a test case to undermine the judicial bypass in Louisiana—and set up the next big abortion rights fight at the Supreme Court.
Our abortion-support text lines serve as a model for providing teens with a compassionate, nonjudgmental space in an increasingly hostile environment.
What would it take to improve conditions for pregnant and parenting teens?