Anti-women’s health members of Congress are so hell-bent on defunding Planned Parenthood that they would shut down the government over it. They should take heed: A recent poll found that defunding Planned Parenthood is wildly unpopular with voters and carries a political liability.
Aug. 19, 2015
On Tuesday, four members of Congress submitted a letter to U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch and California Attorney General Kamala Harris asking for an investigation into the Center for Medical Progress.
July 23, 2015
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Last week: Ohio Gov. John Kasich signed a state budget that may cause more health care centers to close; meanwhile, a law forcing 48-hour wait times for women seeking safe, legal abortion went into effect in Tennessee.
July 2, 2015
From huge landmark victories in the Supreme Court to fighting against unconstitutional laws and restrictions, June was a great month in the fight for women’s health and reproductive rights.
July 1, 2015
This week: Ohio’s Senate passed a bill that would dangerously ban abortions after 20 weeks without exceptions for rape or incest; meanwhile, Texas Governor Abbott kicked Planned Parenthood out of a program that provides breast and cervical cancer screenings to low-income women; and the U.S. Senate decides to attack fact-based teen pregnancy prevention programs and replace it with #JunkScience, abstinence-only dogma.
June 26, 2015
Last week: So many Texas abortion providers are on the verge of closing that they’ll only be left around the state’s major cities. Meanwhile, South Carolina’s dangerous 20-week ban would even apply to victims of rape or incest. Plus, gynoticians lose in Iowa, where telemed abortion bans were ruled unconstitutional.
June 18, 2015
This Week: Senate Gynotician Lindsey Graham re-introduces a nationwide 20-week abortion ban while Gynotician Governor Scott Walker promises to sign the same type of ban in Wisconsin. Meanwhile, Florida's gynotician governor signs a mandatory 24-hour wait for a safe, legal abortion into law.
June 12, 2015
Dana Singiser, Vice President for Public Policy and Government Relations, Planned Parenthood Federation of America and Latanya Mapp Frett, Executive Director of Planned Parenthood Global, tell us why it's time to permanently end the dangerous global gag rule.
June 12, 2015
This Week: One Wisconsin gynotician says medical training isn’t needed to ban abortion after 20 weeks and another is now the new “Todd Aiken”; meanwhile, a North Carolina gynotician says tripling mandated wait times to a dangerous 72 hours is “reasonable,” and real doctors are taking a stand against Arizona gynoticians’ #JunkScience.
June 5, 2015