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Supreme Court Protects Access Abortion — For Now

In June Medical Services v. Russo, the U.S. Supreme Court sent a resounding message to politicians all across the country: It is unconstitutional to impose medically unnecessary laws that place an undue burden on a person’s right to safe, legal abortion.

Gynotician Hall of Shame: West Virginia’s Brian Kurcaba and Alexander Mooney

In West Virginia, two gynoticians take the cake this month for trying to legislate their way into doctors’ exam rooms: Delegate Brian Kurcba, a state legislator who explained how he believes children born from rape can be “beautiful”, and Rep. Alexander Mooney, who is pushing a bill that would ban all abortion nationwide.
Feb. 13, 2015

How 20-Week Abortion Bans Are Spreading Across the U.S. (in 1 GIF)

See which states have already enacted 20-week abortion bans and which states are considering these out-of-touch, dangerous bans.
Feb. 13, 2015

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Show Me Your Riffs: A love letter to Sleater-Kinney and Reproductive Rights

In this excerpt from her post on Feministing.com, Jess Mack describes how her love of riot grrl band Sleater-Kinney helped her grow into the feminist and Planned Parenthood supporter that she is today.
Feb. 9, 2015

Conservative 'Replacement' for Obamacare Would Take Women Backward

Conservative politicians are trying, yet again, to roll back the Affordable Care Act’s critical health benefits and protections for women and families.
Feb. 6, 2015

Announcing the 99 Dream Keepers' Power Players

Even when they’ve reached the top of the corporate hierarchy, our Power Players have not forgotten their roots. They leverage their power and influence to fund new initiatives and to empower a new generation of leadership. Thanks to these leaders, African-American issues are represented in boardrooms around the world.
Feb. 3, 2015

Fox News: Victim Blaming Again

Outnumbered hosts Stacey Dash and Andrea Tantaros shared their thoughts on the nationwide problem of sexual assault on college campuses — saying "good girls" avoid frat parties, and women who are raped are "bad girls" who "need to be kept away from liquor and boys."
Feb. 2, 2015

Gynotician of Roe v. Wade Week: Senator Lindsey Graham

The week that we celebrated the 42nd anniversary of the landmark Roe v. Wade ruling, Senator Lindsey Graham won the dubious distinction of gynotician for lamenting the, ahem, “definitional” problem with rape.
Jan. 26, 2015