In the three years since abortion provider George Tiller was murdered, his clinic has sat empty, and his murderer’s gleeful declaration, “I stopped abortion in Wichita,” has remained technically true. But Julie Burkhart, who used to run Tiller’s political action committee and has purchased the building to open up what will be Wichita’s lone clinic, doesn’t want [...]
Trust Women is a national non-profit organization working to increase access to quality reproductive healthcare and extending reproductive justice for all American women. Trust Women was founded with three key, interlocking missions: > To increase access to the full spectrum of maternal healthcare. > To build community investment in issues of reproductive healthcare by using [...]
Trust Women intern Molly talking with Gloria Steinem who honored Wilma Mankiller at OCU.
In a 5-4 decision, the 2007 Supreme Court reversed its previous 2000 decision on the federal partial-birth abortion ban. Upholding the ban has emboldened anti-choice state legislatures and and governors to up the ante on restrictive and punitive anti-choice legislation in the last three years.
According to Amnesty International, the United States spends more than any other country on health care, yet women here have a higher risk of dying due to pregnancy-related complications than women in 40 other countries.
University of Oklahoma Gender and Women's Studies Department is bringing together experts and nationally-known panelists including our Executive Director, Julie Burkhart, in February for the third annual Take Root Conference!