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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


Virginia legislature denies 400,000 access to health care. Again.

Category: Obamacare, State Fights, Medicaid

Virginia is for lovers. Lovers of quid pro quo. As the state anticipates the trial of their former governor Bob McDonnell for accepting gifts from businessman Jonnie Williams and the fallout from House Majority Leader Eric Cantor’s loss last week continues—a disgusting story about state lawmaker she…Continue Reading

Tags: Obamacare, State Fights, Virginia, Medicaid, Medicaid Expansion, Terry McAuliffe


On Hobby Lobby case, will Majority Opinion be THE Majority Opinion?

Category: Birth Control, Obamacare

Should businesses have the right to discriminate? Should employers be able to decide for their employees what their health insurance covers? Most Americans continue to say no according to a new poll by Public Religion Research Institute. Roughly 6-in-10 Americans say that publicly-held corporatio…Continue Reading

Tags: Birth Control, Obamacare, Birth Control Lawsuits, Supreme Court, Hobby Lobby


MAP: Abortion In The South: Using Admitting Privileges Laws to Restrict Safe and Legal Access

Category: Abortion, State Fights

Abortion in The South Map

Since the original ruling more than 40 years ago, Americans consistently have opposed overturning Roe v. Wade.  As a result, the strategy that abortion opponents turn to is restricting and eliminating safe and legal abortion access via technicality and needless regulation.  And in several states, th…Continue Reading

Tags: Abortion, Abortion restrictions, Admitting Priviledges, Map, GIF


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