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Court Protects Alabama Women from Dangerous Abortion Restrictions, But Similar Laws Loom in Other States

Category: Abortion, State Fights, TRAP

Restrictions on abortion threaten to close women’s health centers across the country — especially in the South. But a federal court just ruled to protect Alabama women from the latest attack: In Alabama, a federal court struck down a law that would have shuttered all but two of the state’s only heal…Continue Reading

Tags: Abortion, TRAP, Alabama


Special Edition Gynotician: Michael Boggs’ Women’s Health Record Shows He's Not Ready for a Lifetime Judicial Appointment

Category: Abortion, Congress

Meet former Georgia state legislator turned appeals court Judge Michael P. Boggs. During his time in the Georgia state legislature, this lawmaker voted for a ban for same-sex marriage saying on the House floor that “we seldom have opportunities to stand up for things that are common sense, things th…Continue Reading

Tags: Gynotician, Gynotician of the Week, Georgia, Courts, Michael Boggs


One Missouri Woman's "Heartbreaking" Abortion Story

Category: Abortion, State Fights

Yesterday, the Women’s Filibuster began and including incredibly moving testimony from Missouri mother Liz Read-Katz on the State House steps.  The Missouri legislators were debating tripling the current waiting period from 24 to 72-hours before a woman can receive an abortion. These laws affect rea…Continue Reading

Tags: Abortion, State Fights, Missouri, Personal Story, Essay


In the World We Want, Nigerian Girls Can Go to School without Fearing for Their Lives

Category: Global

For more than two weeks now, Nigerians and people around the world have waited in horror for any update on the safety of the nearly 200 schoolgirls still missing after militant extremists staged a mass kidnapping in the northern region of the country.   Here’s what we know: We know that more than 4…Continue Reading

Tags: Nigeria, World we Want, PP Global


New Delay for 400,000 Virginians in Getting Health Care? Unrelated Abortion Politics

Category: Abortion, Obamacare, Medicaid

Todd Akin has nothing on Virginia Delegate Bob Marshall. A longtime member of the Virginia General Assembly, Marshall is known for introducing multiple anti-abortion bills in his time in office, including personhood bills that would grant legal rights to fetuses. (The measure would give full constit…Continue Reading

Tags: Abortion, Obamacare, Virginia, Medicaid, Medicaid Expansion, Terry McAuliffe, Bob Marshall


No Debate with the Public: New Poll Shows Strong Support for the Birth Control Benefit

Category: Birth Control, Obamacare

As the Supreme Court considers if corporations can be required to cover birth control in insurance plans like other preventive care, a new JAMA, the Journal of American Medicine poll shows there’s no debate among the public. According to the poll, a huge swath of Americans, 69 percent support the p…Continue Reading

Tags: Birth Control, Obamacare