D.C. pro-choice march demands protection for women’s rights

Thousands rallied Saturday in Washington in support of reproductive rights as a response to a restrictive abortion bill passed in Texas and an upcoming Supreme Court challenge to a Mississippi law.

With eyes on Texas and Supreme Court, pro-choice advocates to march in D.C. Saturday

The rally is not a traditional Women’s March but part of a coalition effort instead, with more than 660 sister marches planned nationwide.

Anti-abortion bills on the rise among state legislatures

Republican state legislators across the country are introducing increasingly restrictive anti-abortion bills in the hopes of sending a case through the conservative-majority Supreme Court and possibly overturning Roe v. Wade.  Over 500 abortion restrictions have been introduced in state legislatures…

Gallery: Women’s March on Washington 2018

WASHINGTON – Thousands of women and men marched on the nation’s capital on Jan. 20 to mark the first anniversary of the massive march staged on Jan. 21, 2017, the day after Donald Trump’s inauguration as president. The photographer, Julia…

Gallery: 2018 March for Life in Washington
This slideshow requires JavaScript. WASHINGTON – The March for Life 2018 occurred on the National Mall on Jan. 19. Speakers included President Donald Trump and House Speaker Paul Ryan, both via satellite. Julia Lerner is a journalist in the Capital…
Maryland’s Democrats vow Planned Parenthood fight

WASHINGTON  — Baltimore resident Annie Sageng relied on Planned Parenthood for many different reasons while growing up. RELATED STORY: Planned Parenthood Hands Out Anti-Trump Condoms In high school, she drove her friends there to pick up birth control and pregnancy…

ABORTION RALLY: SCOTUS hearing on abortion brings out opponents and supporters

As the remaining eight members of the U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments about a Texas law which imposes restrictions on the state’s abortion providers, supporters and opponents made their voices heard outside the court.

Cummings, GOP Tangle Over Planned Parenthood Spending

Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Baltimore, on Tuesday warned that banning federal funds for Planned Parenthood would cut off vital health care services for low-income Maryland women.