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Timeline: 100 Years of Birth Control

Category: Birth Control, Obamacare

100 years of birth control, 7-21-14. Blog feature image.

Since Planned Parenthood founder Margaret Sanger coined the term "birth control" in 1914, contraception has truly revolutionized women's lives in the United States, and around the world. This timeline begins that year and ends 100 years later in 2014, as 99 percent of sexually active women report us…Continue Reading

Tags: Birth Control, Abortion, Obamacare, Infographic, Timeline, Margaret Sanger


What You Won’t Hear From the Defund Obamcare Town Hall

Category: Obamacare

In a last-ditch effort to spread misinformation about Obamacare, opponents are hitting the road on a “Defund Obamacare Town Hall Tour.”  In each of the states they’re heading to, there are thousands of women and families who stand to benefit from the new health care law.  But do these opponents care…Continue Reading

Tags: Birth Control, Obamacare, Obamacare Works, cancer screenings, Senator Ted Cruz, Heritage


Gynotician of the Week Ohio State Rep. Christina Hagan

Category: Abortion

Ohio State Rep. Christina Hagan - Gynotician of the Week

This week's Gynotician was appointed to political office while she was a college senior, finishing her degree in Business Administration. Three months into her first term, Representative Christina Hagan (R-Ohio) hit the ground running, pushing extreme and dangerous legislation that would restrict a …Continue Reading

Tags: Gynotician, Gynotician of the Week, Abortion restrictions


The Consequences of Interfering with Women’s Health: Governor Pat McCrory’s Approval Numbers Hit New Low

Category: Abortion, State Fights

North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory has hit a new low…literally. Governor McCrory’s approval rating has dropped into the 30’s, but is it really any surprise?  McCrory has done his part to earn these low approval numbers.  Whether it was signing into law one of the most severe voter-suppression bill…Continue Reading

Tags: North Carolina, Governor Pat McCroy


Fighting for the Healthiest Generation

Category: Global

International Youth Day

Today, August 12, is International Youth Day, a day to recommit to investing in young people — and that includes making sure the global community is meeting the particular needs of the next generation. The statistics are clear: we have a lot more work to do.  Around the world, pregnancy-related com…Continue Reading

Tags: women's health, Global, International Youth Day


Governor Nathan “Back Door” Deal is the Gynotician of the Week

Category: Abortion

Georgia Governor Nathan Deal - Gynotician of the Week

Like any good Gynotician, Governor Nathan “Back Door” Deal just couldn’t resist using women’s health and safety as a political tool. Deal has made it clear that he won’t let a little thing like the democratic process stop him from restricting access to health care: after Georgia legislators rejected…Continue Reading

Tags: Gynotician, Gynotician of the Week, Abortion restrictions, Georgia, Governor Nathan Deal