MSFC in the News

June 21, 2022

Abortion resistance in the US pending SCOTUS’s decision By Cecilia Khavar in Sveriges Radio (Sweden)

[…] The proposals have been shelved, they are considered controversial, but some experts believe that such more extreme laws may become a reality in the future. Pamela Merritt is active in …

June 20, 2022

A race to teach abortion procedures, before the bans begin By Nick Anderson in The Washington Post

[…] Shelbie Fishman, 24, from Rockville, Md., is the co-leader of a group called Medical Students for Choice at Washington University. Missouri has a “trigger ban” that puts abortion rights …

June 14, 2022

The Loss of Abortion Rights Will Send Reverberations Through Many Spheres By Jennie Wetter in rePROs Fight Back

As the future of Roe looks increasingly shaky, the implications of its overturning could result in a number of outcomes– some of which may not immediately occur to many of …

June 9, 2022

New Voices: On ethics, education and abortion By Maddie Larkin, Brianna Wenande and Madi Sundlof in StarTribune

Maddie Larkin, Brianna Wenande and Madi Sundlof are students at the University of Minnesota Medical School. They are board members of UMN Twin Cities chapter of Medical Students for Choice. …

June 8, 2022

Poland Establishes ‘Terrifying’ Pregnancy Register After Banning Almost All Abortions By Julia Conley in The Real News Network

A new government database tracking people’s pregnancies in Poland is sparking fears that medical data will be used to prosecute women who obtain abortion care in other countries or by …

May 31, 2022

What the End of Roe v. Wade Will Mean for the Next Generation of Obstetricians By Emma Green in The New Yorker

Featuring MSFC Founder, Jody Steinauer, MD, PhD. For a long time, Cara Buskmiller has known two things about herself: she wants to deliver babies, and she is called by her …

May 19, 2022

Oklahoma Lawmakers Pass Nation’s Toughest Abortion-Ban Measure By Ella Ceron in Bloomberg Law

MSFC Board Member and Oklahoma University medical student, Ian Peake. After Texas’s ban, known as SB8, took effect in September, about 45% of residents who traveled out of state for abortion services …

May 17, 2022

Abortion resistance braces for demands of a post-Roe future By Claire Galofaro in The Associated Press

The day’s first caller begged for help to cross state lines and end her pregnancy. “Please,” the woman from Texas said in her voicemail. “Anything would be greatly appreciated.” Three …

May 16, 2022

The ‘new face’ of the anti-abortion movement By Elle Reeves in CNN

Following the leak of the SCOTUS draft opinion that would overturn Roe v. Wade, CNN’s Elle Reeves talks to anti-abortion activists in Missouri who are working to limit abortions in …

May 14, 2022

Hundreds rally in St. Paul as part of wave of abortion rights protests By StarTribune in Richard Chin

[…] Mayo Clinic medical school students Giovanna Grigsby-Rocca and Jordan Richardson carried signs saying “Med students for choice,” and “Future pediatrician for choice.” “I believe abortion is health care,” said …