Dr. Willie Parker, the author of “Life’s Work,” discusses the barriers faced by women seeking abortions and the religious beliefs that inform his pro-choice stance.

Abortion in the United States

Who are the women who obtain abortions in the United States? Why do they decide to end a pregnancy? What are their social and economic circumstances? This video was created by the Guttmacher Institute, a leading research and policy organization on sexual and reproductive health. Full transcript available: http://gu.tt/T24faI or see fact sheet for data references: http://gu.tt/N3hSWv

Abortion Laws: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver

Abortion is theoretically legal, but some states make it practically inaccessible.

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Crisis Pregnancy Center | Full Frontal with Samantha Bee

Did you blink? Then perhaps you missed the sleight of hand that anti-choice crisis pregnancy centers use to trick women into thinking they’re abortion clinics. NOTE: Vicki Saporta is the CEO of the National Abortion Federation, and not the National Abortion Foundation, as it is mistakenly called in this piece.

Watch Full Frontal with Samantha Bee for more.

Moving Beyond Pro-Life vs. Pro-Choice Labels, You're "Not in Her Shoes" -- Planned Parenthood

“Not in Her Shoes” is designed to help people talk about abortion without feeling boxed in by the pro-life vs. pro-choice labels. Many people have opinions on abortion, and by using these labels, it’s limiting the conversation.

Learn more: http://notinhershoes.org

Mark Ruffalo: We Won't Go Back

Mark Ruffalo tells the shattering story of his mother’s illegal abortion, on the anniversary of Roe v. Wade, the landmark decision recognizing the right of all women to make that very personal decision. More: www.drawtheline.org.

Amy Brenneman - My Abortion Story

When she was 21, actress Amy Brenneman (The Leftovers, Judging Amy) chose to have an abortion. Here, she talks about how she made that very personal decision, and why every woman’s right to choose if and when to have children must be protected and celebrated.

Watch more at the Center for Reproductive Rights.

Sen. Elizabeth Warren: Stand up to right-wing assault on women's reproductive rights

Senator Elizabeth Warren delivered remarks on the Senate floor on September 21, 2015 calling on her colleagues to reject a Republican bill to ban abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy.

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NARAL, a national organization advocating for and providing comprehensive information on reproductive rights in the U.S. Numerous local affiliates. Visit: http://www.naral.org

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Bill Nye: Can We Stop Telling Women What to Do With Their Bodies?

The Science Guy argues that most anti-abortion legislation is derived from outdated beliefs that predate smart science by fifty centuries.

Watch more at BigThink.com.

Elizabeth Banks Tells Rebecca's Story: My Friend Supported My Choice

There are many reasons why a woman might decide to end a pregnancy–and many barriers to safe and legal abortion. As the next historic battle for reproductive freedom reaches the U.S. Supreme Court, we must stand up and speak out. http://drawtheline.org

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