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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


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


First VA Governor’s Race Debate Verdict? Ken Cuccinelli Can’t Be Trusted with Women’s Health

Category: Abortion

Ken Cuccinelli Can't Be Trusted

On Saturday, Ken Cuccinelli faced off against Terry McAuliffe in the first gubernatorial debate of 2013. Everything was on the table, including women’s health.  Considering Cuccinelli’s long history of trying to restrict and limit women’s access to safe and legal abortion, it was hardly a surprise …Continue Reading

Tags: Abortion, Ken Cuccinelli, Virginia, Personhood


What Do Voters Think About State Abortion Restrictions?

Category: Abortion, State Fights

Across the country, huge numbers of people have spoken up to oppose politicians’ attempts to restrict women’s access to health care—packing statehouses, attending rallies, and calling their representatives. But politicians are pushing forward with these extreme and dangerous policies anyway, in spit…Continue Reading

Tags: Abortion, Texas, Ohio, North Carolina