The night of June 20, Texas Governor Greg Abbott signed into law a devastating budget that blocks low-income women from accessing free breast and cervical cancer screenings at Planned Parenthood health centers through the Breast and Cervical Cancer Screening Program. This follows years of hostile policies that have left tens of thousands of Texas women without access to cancer screenings, birth control, HIV tests and other preventive care.
June 22, 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
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The United States Supreme Court today declined to review a North Carolina law that would have forced a woman to undergo a narrated ultrasound before receiving an abortion — a measure that was blocked by both a district court and federal appeals court as unconstitutional.
June 15, 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
Politicians are not medical experts, yet politicians have written these restrictions with the end goal of cutting off access to safe, legal abortion.
June 12, 2015
A new bill in Congress could make the birth control pill available over the counter – while protecting the insurance coverage that keeps it affordable. That means greater access to birth control, for everyone. Right now, lawmakers are deciding where they stand. Ask your senators to co-sponsor the Affordability IS Access Act.
June 9, 2015
Arizona lawmakers are forcing doctors to lie to their patients — and we're going to court to stop this outrageous attack.
June 8, 2015
This week: Scott Walker absolutely loves forced ultrasounds, West Virginia’s 20-week abortion ban law takes effect, and Texas wants to make it harder for abused teens to get an abortion (because they might be lying).
May 29, 2015
Think you know how far women's health opponents are willing to go to push their ideology? test your knowledge with our quick quiz.
May 27, 2015