Balkinization: Faulty Federalism, Texas Edition: How Texas Hopes to Gut the Right to Abortion

David Gans | Balkinization (United States) Last year, defenders of discriminatory marriage laws urged the Supreme Court to defer to the judgment of state legislatures that had denied marriage equality …Continue reading »

The Atlantic: The Muddled Future of Reproductive Rights

Julie Rovner | The Atlantic (United States) The sudden death of Associate Justice Antonin Scalia has complicated the fate of many major cases before the U.S. Supreme Court this term. …Continue reading »

LA Times: With no reproductive rights, many Latin American women could be at the mercy of the Zika virus

The Times Editorial Board | Los Angeles Times (United States) Now that researchers have identified a tangible link between the Zika virus and fetal brain deformation, pregnant women and those …Continue reading »

Época: “O zika torna inevitável o debate sobre o aborto”, diz Suzanne Serruya, da OMS

Thais Lazzeri | Época (Brasil) A médica obstetra brasileira Suzanne Serruya diz não ter tido Natal nem Ano Novo. Nos feriados, ela se preparava para buscar algumas respostas sobre o …Continue reading »

7 días: Codue insiste evangélicos boicotearán candidatos pro aborto y pro gay

Juan Enrique Taváres | 7 días (República Dominicana) SANTO DOMINGO (Rep. Dominicana).-El presidente del Consejo Dominicano de Unidad Evangélica (Codue), Fidel Lorenzo Merán, reiteró hoy que la iglesia asumirá “su …Continue reading »

Slate: A Woman’s Right to Know

Dahlia Lithwick | Slate (United States) The U.S. Supreme Court has long been signaling an almost infinite tolerance for claims that religious freedom and the freedom of speech—especially when combined—can …Continue reading »

El Espectador: Policías contra el aborto

Juan Carlos Rincón Escalante | El Espectador (Colombia) El sacerdote era predecible. Igual que las distintas pancartas con mensajes como “Ningún promotor del aborto hubiera querido ser abortado” y “Tu …Continue reading »

Religion & Politics: On Planned Parenthood, Beware of False Prophets

Marie Griffith | Religion & Politics (United States) “The Bible says, ‘Beware of false prophets,’” outgoing House Speaker John Boehner told Face the Nation host John Dickerson on September 27. …Continue reading »

El Comercio: Nicaragua: organizaciones exigen restituir aborto terapéutico

El Comercio (Perú) (EFE). Representantes de varios organismos feministas, en su mayoría mujeres, se manifestaron hoy frente a la Corte Suprema de Justicia de Nicaragua en favor de la restitución …Continue reading »

El Mostrador: Amnistía Internacional: “La prohibición draconiana del aborto en Chile trata a las mujeres como ciudadanas de segunda”

El Mostrador/EFE (Chile) “La ley chilena contra el aborto trata a las mujeres como ciudadanas de segunda y pone su vida y su salud en peligro”, afirmó este lunes la …Continue reading »

In Focus: Pope Francis — Abortion, Religion, and Politics

Daniel Jones | Universidad de Buenos Aires Pope Francis’ recent decision this Jubilee Year—to grant priests the right to absolve “the sin of abortion for those who have practiced it …Continue reading »