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Rep. Norma Torres speaks on the House floor on Wednesday.

Democratic congresswoman says she’s tired of hearing ‘so many sex-starved males’ on the House floor talking about a woman’s ri...

"It is tiring to hear from so many sex-starved males on this floor talk about a woman's right to choose," she said.
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.

Ted Cruz just offered to work with Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez to make birth control available over-the-counter

"A simple, clean bill making birth control available over the counter. Interested?" Cruz wrote, retweeting Ocasio-Cortez.
Abortion rights activists rally in front of the US Supreme Court in Washington, DC in May 2019 and an inset of a screenshot from the "Don't Ban Equality" ad placed in The New York Times.

187 companies, including Bloomberg, Tinder, and Ben & Jerry’s, teamed up to slam abortion restrictions sweeping Southern states

Postmates, Slack, and Yelp were also among those that signed a full-page ad in The New York Times that said abortion restrictions harmed employees.
Gucci's latest designs come with a timely message.

Gucci put a uterus design on a dress to make a bold statement about women’s reproductive rights

The brand says the designs are meant to "support sexual and reproductive rights, maternal health, and the freedom of individual choice."
Alabama Senator Linda Coleman-Madison speaks during a state Senate vote on the strictest anti-abortion bill in the US on May 14, 2019.

Only 14% of Americans back an abortion policy as extreme as the one passed in Alabama

The abortion bill that passed in Alabama on Tuesday makes it a felony for a doctor to perform an abortion  — punishable by up to 99 years in prison.
Vice President Mike Pence on Tuesday said it's "inconceivable" to think Middle Eastern people aren't among thousands of Central American migrants moving toward the US.

A wave of extreme new abortion bans is part of a larger Republican coordinated attack on Roe v. Wade

Many legal experts believe the Supreme Court's conservative majority is willing to accept an anti-abortion case for hearing this year.

‘A ruthless, coordinated assault’: 2020 Democrats voice outrage over Alabama’s bill that would effectively ban abortions and impriso...

"This ban is dangerous and exceptionally cruel — and the bill's authors want to use it to overturn Roe v. Wade," Sen. Elizabeth Warren tweeted.
The United Nations Security Council meets at U.N. headquarters, April 23, 2019 in New York City. Member nations of the Security Council are considering a resolution concerning sexual violence in conflict, which would classify rape as a weapon of war.

The US removed ‘sexual health’ language from a UN anti-rape resolution, the latest example of America’s shifting global priorities

The US used a veto threat to remove language on sexual health in a UN anti-rape resolution, the latest example of the US's shifting global priorities.
Cecile Richards, the former president of Planned Parenthood.

Abortion rights, grassroots activism, and getting a woman elected president: Former Planned Parenthood president Cecile Richards re-enters the politic...

Former Planned Parenthood president Cecile Richards sat down with INSIDER in New York to talk about building women's power in politics.
A new service aims to help US women obtain medical abortion pills.

A new service will help women in the US get the abortion pill by mail

A new service called Aid Access will help women in the US get a medical abortion (aka "the abortion pill") by mail, The Atlantic reports. The service was launched by Dr. Rebecca Gomperts, who previously founded Women on Web, an organization that facilitates medical abortions in other countries.