Gynotician Alert of the Week: May 22, 2015

Category: Gynotician

This week: Tennessee gynoticians force women to wait 48 hours for a safe, legal abortion; Maine gynoticians are pushing medically unnecessary restrictions on abortion providers; Missouri is fining insurers for covering abortion (srsly!); the Texas GOP is making it even more impossible for minors to obtain safe and legal abortion; and Sen. Lee Bright continues his quest to make sure rape and incest survivors are denied their basic rights in South Carolina. Continue Reading

Tags: Tennessee, Bill Haslam, South Carolina, Lee Bright, Louisiana, Deborah Sanderson, Maine, Missouri, Jay Nixon, Texas, GOP

Politician Sabotages Anti-Abortion Bill After Exceptions for Rape and Incest Get Added

Category: Abortion, State Fights, Gynotician

Lee Bright really wants to ban abortion after 20 weeks, but once a 20-week bill was amended to include exceptions for rape and incest, Bright threw a fit and tried to block a vote on it. Continue Reading

Tags: Abortion, State Fights, Gynotician, 20 week ban, South Carolina, Lee Bright

Spotlight on Republican Senators Who Support Women’s Health at Home and Abroad

Category: Global, Republicans

It’s National Women’s Health Week, and it’s a great time to think about what you can do to improve your health (like scheduling that doctor’s appointment you have been putting off)! It’s also a good opportunity to reflect on the importance of U.S. leadership in supporting women’s health globally. Continue Reading

Tags: Republicans, GOP, Global, Global Gag Rule, Planned Parenthood Global, Republicans for Planned Parenthood

Gynotician Alert of the Week: May 15, 2015

Category: Abortion, State Fights, Gynotician

This week: The appalling 20-week ban passes in the House; Texas gynoticians are severely restricting access to safe and legal abortions for minors; and South Carolina gynotician Lee Bright makes enemies on both sides of the aisle. Continue Reading

Tags: Gynotician, Texas, 20 week ban, South Carolina, Louisiana, Gynotician Alert

6 Personal Stories that Reveal How a 20-Week Abortion Ban Would Hurt Women

Category: Abortion, Gynotician

People have a perception that women who terminate at a later stage just don’t want to be pregnant anymore or are selfish because they don’t want a sick baby. But this is not something I did for myself. This is something I did for him. Continue Reading

Tags: Abortion, Gynotician, Congress, 20 week ban, Stories

Everything You Need to Know About the 20 Week Abortion Ban The House Is Voting On This Week

Category: Abortion, Congress, Gynotician

If this bill sounds familiar, it's because it was pulled from the House floor in January to work out what one politician called a “definitional problem with rape.” Continue Reading

Tags: Abortion, Gynotician, Congress, 20 week ban