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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


Why I Got Arrested for Women's Health

Category: State Fights

You've seen the news: When they thought no one was looking last week, state senators in North Carolina tucked several dangerous attacks on women's health into an unrelated bill. Legislation originally meant to -- yes, you're reading this right -- ban "Sharia Law" in North Carolina will now also seve…Continue Reading

Tags: Abortion, North Carolina, Janet Colm


Rally Outside the Texas State Capitol

Category: State Fights

Legislation isn’t decided by a popularity contest, but if it were HB 2 would lose.  Just take a look at this photo of the thousands of women’s health supporters—decked out in orange—who showed up to rally outside the state capitol and oppose the omnibus bill designed to restrict access to safe and l…Continue Reading

Tags: Texas, HB 2


Gynotician of the Week: Ohio Governor John Kasich

Category: Abortion, State Fights, TRAP

Gynotician of the Week: Ohio Governor John Kasich

Anti-women’s health politicians in states like Texas, North Carolina, and Wisconsin continue to try to chip away at women’s health care, but Ohio Governor John Kasich outshone them all this week by signing a budget that included a number of provisions designed to restrict women’s health and rights. …Continue Reading

Tags: Gynotician, Ohio, Gynotician of the Week, Governor John Kasich, Budget


Over 5,000 Texans Flood the Capitol for Start of Second Special Session

Category: Abortion, State Fights

Over 5,000 Show Up for Stand with Texas Women Rally

The Texas legislature kicked off their work for the second special session with a vengeance Monday -- and so did supporters of women's health. Well over 5,000 people flooded the Capitol at high noon on a hot day in July to speak out against Governor Perry's dangerous anti-abortion legislation, sendi…Continue Reading

Tags: Cecile Richards, Texas, Leticia Van de Putte, Wendy Davis


Ohio Governor Kasich Signs Anti-Women’s Health Budget

Category: Abortion, State Fights

So much for “the Kasich Jobs 2.0” budget…. Last night, Ohio Governor John Kasich signed his state budget—which included a number of anti-women’s health provisions including language designed to defund Planned Parenthood, TRAP restrictions, and a mandatory ultrasound requirement for women seeking an…Continue Reading

Tags: Abortion, State Fights, Ohio, Governor Kasich, TRAP