June 30, 2022

More than a dozen groups call on Governor McKee to act for abortion access

Groups from across the state are coming together to push the governor to do all he can...

June 24, 2022

Supreme Court overturns Roe v Wade: Local Reactions

“Let’s be clear that this ruling is truly catastrophic, but the work and the fight iis not...

October 31, 2019

Ranglin-Vassell, Quezada to reintroduce bill to require insurance, Medicaid coverage for doula services

Representative Marcia Ranglin-Vassell (Democrat, District 5, Providence) and Senator Ana Quezada (Democrat, District 2, Providence) have announced...

October 31, 2019

Unless Ninth Circuit intervenes by August 19, Planned Parenthood of Southern New England will be forced out of the Title X program

Facing an HHS-imposed deadline of August 19, Planned Parenthood today informed the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals...

October 31, 2019

Full video: Rhode Island codifies Roe v Wade into State Law

It took a little over two hours for the Rhode Island Senate to pass the Reproductive Privacy...

October 31, 2019

Governor Gina Raimondo signs bill codifying Roe v Wade into Rhode Island State Law

Tonight immediately following its passage by the General Assembly, Governor Gina M. Raimondo, surrounded by legislators and...

October 31, 2019

Reproductive Privacy Act passes out of Committee and onto Senate Floor

On Thursday the Senate Health and Human Services Committee (HHS) passed the Reproductive Privacy Act (RPA), H5125B,...

October 31, 2019

Senate rule violation letter from Senators Morgan and de la Cruz

Senators Jessica de la Cruz (Republican, District 23, Burrillville, Glocester) and Senator Elaine Morgan (Republican, District 34,...

October 31, 2019

Unable to get the Reproductive Privacy Act out of Judiciary, in a surprise move, Senator Lynch Prata transfers the bill to Senate Health

Senator Erin Lynch Prata (Democrat, District 31, Warwick, Cranston), who chairs the Senate Judiciary Committee, today surprised...

October 31, 2019

Rhode Island Coalition for Reproductive Freedom: Revised Reproductive Privacy Act properly codifies Roe into state law

The Rhode Island Coalition for Reproductive Freedom issued the following statement this afternoon: “The Reproductive Privacy Act...

October 31, 2019

Abortion debate at Rhode Island State House intensifies

Toni Van Pelt, President of the National Organization for Women, is drowned out by anti-choice protesters in...

October 31, 2019

The Womxn Project: Failing to pass The Reproductive Privacy Act has consequences

Advocates emphasize the harms that will come if we do not take steps to protect our rights...

October 31, 2019

As a party is held for Senator Archambault, The Womxn Project stays focused on protecting reproductive rights

As a fundraiser was held for Senator Stephen Archambault (Democrat, District 22, Smithfield, Johnston, North Providence) at...

October 31, 2019

Audrey O’Donnell: We will not stand to watch our rights slip away as our world becomes more hostile to our bodies

Reproductive rights activist Audrey O’Donnell speaking at a youth-lead, student protest at the Rhode Island State House...

October 31, 2019

Rhode Island Democratic Party Senate fundraiser protested by pro-choice activists

The chanting, honking horns of automobiles and the Extraordinary Rendition Band was almost deafening outside Maria’s Cucina,...