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Posts by Yvonne Morris

  1. Emergency Contraception (Plan B): Is it an Abortion?

    Emergency contraception, also known as Plan B, is available over the counter. But it’s a medication that still inspires a lot of communication, thanks in large part to right wing scare tactics. So what is Plan B? Is Plan B an abortion? And what’s the difference between Plan B and the abortion pill? Here’s what…

  2. How early in pregnancy can I get an abortion?

    As extreme abortion restriction spring up across the country, many pregnant people are rushing to get abortions as early as possible. So how early in a pregnancy can you get an abortion? That depends on a number of factors, including the provider and how soon you learn about the pregnancy. But here are some general…

  3. I’m Scared to Get an Abortion. Help!

    Ending a pregnancy via abortion is a normal and typical part of life, with one in four women having an abortion by the time they are in their forties. Yet years of right wing scare tactics have convinced an entire generation of women that abortion is dangerous and scary. To the contrary, abortion can save…

  4. Is Abortion Still Legal?

    Abortion has been in the news for months–most recently thanks to a Supreme Court case that could dramatically restrict abortion rights, or even reverse Roe v. Wade. Anti-choice forces have capitalized on this, and done what they do best: lie. Thanks to their self-congratulations and false advertising, many people who want an abortion now believe…

  5. How to Have a Good Abortion

    In all the public furor over restrictions and choice politics, it’s easy to forget a key insight: abortion is a normal medical procedure that a quarter of women will undergo. And like other medical procedures, it can be freeing or frightening, traumatic or empowering. Pregnant people have made birth plans to assert their wishes and…

  6. How long do I have to wait to have an abortion?

    The political battle over abortion has created a ticking clock for people seeking abortions. In many states, there are only a handful of clinics, and in several more, people considering abortion have to jump through increasingly ridiculous hoops, including waiting periods. If you’re considering an abortion, the wait you may face could color your decision….

  7. When Abortion Clinics Close, an IUD Can Protect You

    Abortion clinics across the country are under attack, as the far right moves to close as many women’s health centers as possible. While you do need to get active and vote, you don’t need to panic. Panicked people behave irrationally, and can’t look out for themselves. That’s exactly what the far right wants. At a…

  8. Are Herbal Abortions Safe?

    An increasingly hostile abortion climate, bans in Texas, limitations on when and whether minors can have abortions, and little or no insurance funding for abortion have conspired to create a tragic reality: many pregnant people now attempt to self-induce their own abortions. In the wake of Texas’s 2018 abortion bans, 8% of women attempted to…

  9. How to Get a Telehealth Abortion Through the Mail

    The COVID-19 pandemic has laid bare how catastrophic an unintended pregnancy can be. Women are leaving the workforce in record numbers, with overall workforce participation plummeting to 1980s levels. Rather than developing programs to support families, though, politicians across the country have used the pandemic as an excuse to further limit abortion access. Telehealth abortion,…

  10. Why Do Women Have Abortions?

    The Most Common Reasons Why Women Have Abortions The ongoing fight over abortion rights, especially in Texas, continues to frame abortion through the lens of people who will never have abortions. Media outlets continue to repeat lies about abortion, treating demonstrably false claims as just as valid as the right of birthing people to control…

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