Abortion

The House returned Thursday to an abortion issue that nearly sank President Obama’s health care law last year with legislation that bars an insurance plan regulated under the new law from covering abortion if any of its customers receive federal subsidies. Providers that offer abortion coverage would have to set up identical plans without abortion coverage […]

ATLANTA- New billboards in Atlanta by an anti-abortion group, Abortion In The Hood attack Jesse Jackson and the Congressional Black Caucus for betraying the Black community on the issue of abortion. The website and campaign, funded by the Restoration Project criticize Jackson for changing his position on abortion after being against it in the 1970s. […]

Nationally, Black mothers have five times as many abortions as white mothers. It’s this reality that inspired a controversial anti-abortion billboard campaign that is driving a wedge between activists in Oakland, California. Anti-abortion organization, Issues4Life, created the campaign to bring awareness to what they describe as an abortion aided genocide of Black children. Abortion rights […]

*Correction: The previous article said that CBS Outdoor Billboard Manager Jeff McCuen didn’t think the billboards were offensive. McCuen actually never made a comment on this story, and throughout the aggregation process, the writer made a mistake by attaching his name to comments that were never made by him.* A series of controversial anti-abortion billboards […]

NEW YORK — Many states are banning abortion after the 20th week, possibly changing the landscape of the Supreme Court decision of Roe V. Wade. Alabama, Kansas, Idaho, Indiana and Oklahoma have passed laws banning abortion with the new limitation, based on the theory that the fetus can feel pain at the 20-week stage of […]

JAMAICA — An article on The Grio touches on a frightening new trend of Jamaican women using preventative stomach ulcer medication to abort unwanted pregnancies. The Grio reports: Cytotec — the generic name for Misoprostol — is supposed to be accessible only by prescription. But according to reports the drug is being sold in markets […]

CHICAGO — Anti-abortion billboard organization Life Always have installed their most recent questionable display in Black communities in Chicago. The latest billboards show an image of Barack Obama next to the words, “Every 21 minutes, our next possible leader is aborted.” ALSO READ: HelloBeautiful.com’s 25 Women To Know ChicagoNow reports: “The sponsors of these billboards […]

New York —  A controversial anti-abortion billboard in Soho aimed at African-American women and children is being pulled down after mass outrage from Black leaders. RELATED: Top 9 Black TV Hosts The Rev. Al Shaprton, who applied pressure to the group who put the ad up said that it was especially offensive during Black History […]

NEW YORK-A Billboard that says, “The Most Dangerous Place For Black People Is The Womb” has popped in the trendy SoHo area of NYC. The billboard is made by by Heroic Media, a faith-based non-profit out of Austin Texas that promotes alternatives to abortion. RELATED: Top 5 MLK speeches The Billboard is angering NYC residents […]

Former GOP Senator from Pennsylvania, Rick Santorum defended his controversial comments about President Barack Obama and his views on abortion in which Santorum said “I find it almost remarkable for a black man to say ‘now we are going to decide who are people and who are not people.” To defend his comments, Santorum compared […]

Texas– An Austin-based pro-life nonprofit group is behind a controversial ad campaign that blames Planned Parenthood for high abortion rates in the black community.

Wisconsin — Using 13 billboards in Milwaukee, Pro-Life Wisconsin says it wants to raise awareness of what it calls the disproportionate abortion rate among African-American women in Wisconsin.