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Sen. Bernie Sanders speaks at a campaign rally in Dover, New Hampshire, on September 1, 2019.

Bernie Sanders said birth control can help fight climate change. Here’s why it’s such a thorny issue.

Bernie Sanders caused a stir at the CNN climate change town hall after saying reproductive rights and birth control could help fight climate change.
Planned Parenthood just gave up $60 million in federal funding to keep offering abortion services.

‘An impossible choice’: Why a Maine family planning clinic gave up $2 million of federal funding for reproductive health care

Under a Trump administration rule, US family planning clinics will not qualify for federal funding under Title X if they provide abortion services.
When Milano first got pregnant, she was in a relationship with her then-boyfriend and was on birth control.

Alyssa Milano revealed she had 2 abortions after getting pregnant while on birth control

The "Charmed" actress talked about her decision to get abortions in her 20s. "It was not an easy choice," she said.
Restricting funding for organizations that provide abortion information may put low-income women at risk of unwanted pregnancy

Planned Parenthood just lost $60 million in funding, and it could make it harder to access birth control

Planned Parenthood announced plans to withdraw from Title X, a federal funding program, rather than comply with rules restricting abortion services.

Rep. Steve King wants media to apologize for reporting what he said about rape and incest

King was arguing in favor of an abortion ban with no exceptions for pregnancies that resulted from rape or incest when he made the comment at an Iowa event last week.

Planned Parenthood just forfeited $60 million in federal funding so they don’t have to comply with a rule that bans abortions

The rule blocks federal Title X funding from going to clinics that provide abortion services or offer referrals to other abortion providers.

Pressure grows on GOP Rep. Steve King to resign after he asked if there would be ‘any population left’ without pregnancies from rape and i...

Republicans and Democrats have reacted with shock and incredulity at remarks by Iowa Rep. Steve King on rape and incest.

Rep. Steve King questioned whether there would be ‘any population left’ without pregnancies from rape and incest

In January, King lost his committee assignments after questioning how terms like "white supremacist" became offensive in an interview.
The author, Emma Witman, moved from a liberal city to a small town in Georgia to work at the local newspaper.

I’m a liberal who moved to a conservative town — here are the most shocking things I discovered about how conservatives see the world...

Many of my political views were challenged during my time in a conservative town, and I was shocked to discover certain aspects of life there.
Indian schoolboys walk past a billboard in New Delhi on July 9, 2010, encouraging the birth of girls. Women in India often abort pregnancies if they learn they are bearing a female child.

Authorities in India are investigating a disturbing trend where mothers in 132 villages have given birth only to baby boys

Out of 216 babies born within the last three months in 132 villages in Uttarkashi, not a single girl birth has been recorded.