Trump’s Election Sparks Renewed Fervor on Abortion

Pro-abortion demonstrators

By Karys Belger A group of about 200 people stand with signs in hand and shouting in Federal Plaza. Their roar of “Not my president” is as clear as it was on the night when Donald Trump became president-elect. Mixed in with the familiar mantras turned protest chants are signs declaring “women’s rights are human […]

IUDs poised for quick, strong renaissance before Trump takes office

Nina Berman holds a sign at the #GOPHandsOffMe rally in October (Anna Foley/MEDILL).

By Anna Foley Nina Berman is a longtime fan of IUDs, otherwise known as intrauterine birth control devices (the T-shaped ones). But after the election of Donald Trump last week, Berman noticed she wasn’t the only one. She saw more and more of her friends announcing on social media plans to get the long-term use IUDs. […]