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Women are Watching Is Back for 2014

Category: Elections

We know it’s only February, but things are already heating up as the 2014 election approaches. Politically speaking, it’s a big year and women’s health is on the line.  Planned Parenthood advocacy and political organizations across the country will be running our largest campaign ever. In 2011, Pla…Continue Reading

Tags: Women are Watching, 2014 election


Gynotician of the Week: Missouri State Senator Brian Nieves

Category: Abortion

This past week, in a debate on his Facebook page, Missouri State Senate Majority Caucus Whip Brian Nieves dismissed the need for lifesaving abortions, going so far to say that an abortion to save a woman’s life is “a matter of convenience.”  Maybe to Nieves it’s a “matter of convenience,” but to wo…Continue Reading

Tags: Gynotician, Gynotician of the Week, Abortion restrictions


Marco Rubio Wants to Make Your Personal Medical Decisions

Category: Abortion, Congress

Last year, Florida Senator Marco Rubio co-sponsored the much-talked-about Blunt amendment — which would have let your boss decide whether women could get access to affordable birth control or not.  So it’s really no surprise that Rubio would volunteer to be the lead sponsor on a bill banning abortio…Continue Reading

Tags: Obamacare, Marco Rubio, Blunt Amendment, Abortion restrictions, 20 week ban


A Big Week for Global Women’s Health

Category: Abortion, Global

Peace Corps Equity Act

In the last 48 hours, the House and Senate have taken major steps to shape the budget that affects U.S. foreign affairs spending – and their positions couldn’t be farther apart when it comes investing in global women’s health. The House wants to slash funding for international family planning and br…Continue Reading

Tags: Global, Global Gag Rule, Jeanne Shaheen, Peace Corps Equity Act, Rep. Nita Lowey


David Cross and Amber Tamblyn Know the Danger of Gynoticians

Category: Abortion, State Fights

Politicians are doing their darndest to insert themselves into the exam room, intruding upon the personal and private decisions best left up to a woman and her doctor.   And we’re not the only ones who’ve noticed this trend… Actors Amber Tamblyn and David Cross, put together a video highlighting ju…Continue Reading

Tags: Gynotician, Amber Tamblyn, David Cross


North Dakota Judge Blocks Extreme Abortion Law

Category: Abortion

A federal judge in North Dakota has blocked the state’s law banning abortions as early as six weeks—before many women know they are pregnant.  The law, which would ultimately outlaw abortion in the state demonstrated just how far some politicians would go to take away women’s access to safe and lega…Continue Reading

Tags: Abortion, North Dakota, State Fights