State Lawmakers Driving Up Costs of Abortion

Telemedicine for medical abortions, which controls costs for rural women in particular, is under legislative attack. These and other state restrictions drive up prices that abortion providers have contained amid overall rising health costs.

Hyde Amendment Woke Up the Activist in Me

Passage of the Hyde Amendment was Merle Hoffman’s political wakeup call. In this excerpt from her upcoming book, “Intimate Wars,” she looks at how the amendment widened the gap between rich and poor women, further fueling abortion politics.