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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


The Battle to Protect Women’s Health in Texas

Category: Abortion, State Fights

Since June, when Governor Rick Perry and his cronies rammed through an extreme and dangerous anti-women’s health law—after two special sessions, a citizen filibuster, and a Texas-sized standoff—a lot has happened in the Lone Star State. Here’s what you’ve missed and where things stand: Planned Pare…Continue Reading

Tags: Texas, HB 2, Texas women's health, Abortion restrictions, Admitting Priviledges, Medication abortion


Gynotician of the Week: Senator Lindsey Graham

Category: Abortion

In a classic case of politicians thinking they know better than women and their doctors, the U.S. senator from South Carolina, Lindsey Graham, proposed a bill that would ban abortion after 20 weeks—in every single state. Politics has no place preventing doctors and other health professionals from in…Continue Reading

Tags: Abortion, Gynotician, Gynotician of the Week, 20 week ban, Senator Lindsey Graham, South Carolina


Women's Health: A Winning Issue

Category: Elections

What the Virginia Governor's Race Means for 2014 and BeyondThe Virginia gubernatorial election sends a message to the rest of the country about how to win elections in America today -- and how to lose them.Last night, voters elected Terry McAuliffe as the next governor of the Commonwealth. And they …Continue Reading

Tags: Ken Cuccinelli, Virginia, Virginia Governor's Race, Terry McAuliffe


Thanks to You We Kept Ken Out of Virginia

Category: Elections

We did it! Together, we have kept Ken out of the governor’s mansion and protected women’s health and rights in Virginia! This election sends a clear message to politicians in Virginia and all 50 states: attacks against women’s health are not only bad policy—they are bad politics. Last night, women …Continue Reading

Tags: Ken Cuccinelli, Virginia, gender gap, Virginia Governor's Race, Keep Ken Out, Terry McAuliffe


Keep Ken Out to Protect Women's Health

Category: Elections

The polls in Virginia are now open and will remain open until 7 p.m. tonight. Before many go out and cast their ballots, we wanted to give you a brief refresher of why we we must Keep Ken Out. Terry McAuliffe believes women’s health care decisions are personal, private, and best left up to a woman,…Continue Reading

Tags: Ken Cuccinelli, Virginia, Virginia Governor's Race, Keep Ken Out, Terry McAuliffe