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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


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


Why Are We Still Fighting the Global Gag Rule?

Category: Abortion, Global

Global Gag Rule

President Obama repealed the global gag rule in his first week in office, but we have yet to see the end of this harmful policy. Just yesterday, opponents of women’s health in the House wrote language echoing the global gag rule into the House foreign operations bill. If passed, this legislation wou…Continue Reading

Tags: Abortion, President Obama, Global, Global Gag Rule