Gynotician Alert: Indiana & Utah Prescribe Junk Science for Doctors, Arkansas Moves to Set a TRAP, and Kentucky Moves to Block Patient Access
It's a different sort of March madness — the sort featuring politicians who butt into personal decisions about sexual and reproductive health.
Within 24 hours, over 1,000 Planned Parenthood "Defenders" showed up at district offices throughout the country to say #IStandWithPP.
Be a PP Defender
Defenders are a core group of supporters who have said they'll give their time to defend Planned Parenthood, the health services they provide, and the people who rely on them — in what just may be the fight of our lives.
On March 6, Republicans in Congress introduced the biggest threat to Planned Parenthood patients in the health provider’s 100-year history.
Gynotician Alert: Oklahoma Legislator Tells Women ‘You’re a Host,’ Pennsylvania Considers 20-Week Ban, Virginia Gov. Vetoes ‘Defunding’ Bill
"after you’re irresponsible then don’t claim, well, I can just go and do this with another body, when you’re the host and you invited that in."
Some public officials have made vocal defenses of their constituents’ reproductive rights, while others have outdone themselves to legislate private medical decisions.
Hint: It’s not the old, rich, white men, trying to shut Planned Parenthood down.
Another week, another round of dismal activity by anti-abortion state lawmakers. Let’s recap what opponents of sexual and reproductive health services have done in the last few days.
The network of health-care providers falls apart and women lose access to essential preventive services
Contradicting claims by Speaker Paul Ryan and other politicians in Washington.
Tell the administration and your members of Congress: "Don't let my boss decide whether my birth control is covered!"
Tell the administration #nogagrule! The dangerous rule is designed to block millions of people from care at Planned Parenthood health centers.
Tell HHS to reject a proposal to push health insurance plans to drop coverage of abortion.