Bridgette Dunlap

Bridgette Dunlap

Bridgette Dunlap is a lawyer and writer living in St. Louis County. She has written for Rolling Stone, The Atlantic, ReWire, Ms. and Slate. Bridgette wants Missouri to be a great place for her kids, and all kids, to grow up.

People hold up signs that read "Protect safe, legal abortion."

Abortion initiative wouldn’t just end the cruelty of Missouri ban. It would be a new world

By: - May 26, 2023

“We are witnessing a lot of suffering on the hotline,” Linda told me. “People are scared out of their minds.” Dr. Linda Prine is the co-founder of the Miscarriage and Abortion Hotline. When someone orders pills off the internet because their state has criminalized abortion care or they face other barriers, they can call if […]


We know where the Missouri AG’s inflammatory anti-trans rhetoric could lead

By: - April 28, 2023

In 2015, Robert Dear shot three people to death and injured nine others at a Colorado Planned Parenthood. When he was arrested after a five hour stand-off he told police: “no more baby parts.”  The gunman was repeating a lie that presidential candidates and politicians had taken mainstream after an anti-abortion group released doctored videos […]


Missouri AG doesn’t want the public to know he’s pushing wild legal theories in abortion cases

By: - April 7, 2023

In a press release and tweets announcing his amicus brief in a Texas abortion case, Missouri Attorney General Andrew Bailey describes a relatively limited objection to a recent FDA policy change, which allows for medication abortion to be dispensed at pharmacies.  After summarizing the brief’s claims that medication abortion is unsafe, the press release states: […]