Cornyn’s Compromise in the Human Trafficking Bill is More Like a CON-promise on Abortion Access

Category: Abortion

Anti-abortion politicians made superficial changes to the abortion restrictions they inserted into a human trafficking bill — and they're calling it a "compromise." We beg to differ. Continue Reading

Tags: Texas, Planned Parenthood, Abortion restrictions, Hyde Amendment, Human Trafficking, Clean Bill, Patty Murray, Loretta Lynch, John Cornyn

Gynotician Alert of the Week: April 17, 2015

Category: Gynotician, Gynotician of the Week

This week: A Florida gynotician’s support of crisis pregnancy centers comes back to bite him; Senate gynoticians continue to attack safe and legal abortion in a human trafficking bill; religious refusal laws in Georgia and elsewhere interfere in women’s health; and more. Continue Reading

Tags: Gynotician, Ohio, Florida, Georgia, Mitch McConnell, Arizona, CPCs, Arkansas, Human-Trafficking, Jeb Bush, HB 135-Ohio, Doug Ducey, Asa Hutchinson

Quiz: How Many Days 'Til Equal Pay?

Category: Feminism, Equal Pay

How many more work days does a woman need to make as much as a man? Take the quiz to find out. Continue Reading

Tags: Latinos, Equal Pay, African Americans

Fighting for Maternal Health and Rights Means Acting on the Helms Amendment

Category: Abortion, Global

Almost 800 women die every day due to complications during pregnancy and childbirth. That is close to 300,000 maternal deaths annually. Continue Reading

Tags: Abortion, Global, Helms Amendment

Gynotician Alert of the Week: April 10, 2015

Category: Abortion, State Fights, Gynotician

This week: North Carolina gynoticians are attacking medical schools, Ohio gynoticians are trying to criminalize abortions at six weeks, Arkansas gynoticians are forcing doctors to misinform their patients, and more. Continue Reading

Tags: Abortion, State Fights, Gynotician, Ohio, North Carolina, Gynotician Alert, Arkansas, Kansas

Vox: What Americans Think of Abortion

Category: Abortion

A new poll from Vox shows that views on abortion policies are not black and white, and that many people have moved beyond the “pro-choice” and “pro-life” labels. Continue Reading

Tags: Abortion, State Attacks, Congress, Poll