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Why Racism Is a Public Health Issue

Public health is built on the principle of protecting and improving the health of people and their communities. Police violence is antithetical to that mission.

Gynotician Alert of the Week: May 15, 2015

This week: The appalling 20-week ban passes in the House; Texas gynoticians are severely restricting access to safe and legal abortions for minors; and South Carolina gynotician Lee Bright makes enemies on both sides of the aisle.
May 15, 2015

Gynotician Alert of the Week: May 8, 2015

This week: Oklahoma gynoticians tripled the waiting period for safe, legal abortion; Texas gynotician thinks insurers shouldn’t cover a rape survivor’s abortion unless she reports; and North Carolina gynoticians want to force doctors to send detailed, private information to the state on patients’ abortions.
May 8, 2015

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Gynotician Alert of the Week: May 1, 2015

This week: Michigan and Florida are fixated on defunding Planned Parenthood; Colorado ends a wonderfully successful teen pregnancy program; the U.S. House votes to let DC bosses discriminate against women who get pregnant out of wedlock, and more.
May 1, 2015

Colorado Gynoticians Squash Wonderfully Successful Teen Pregnancy Program

It is shocking. The Colorado legislature just defunded one of the most successful teen pregnancy prevention program in the entire country.
May 1, 2015

Listen Up, Gynoticians: Americans Agree on Abortion, and You Should Stay Out of It!

Most Americans support a woman's right to access abortion safely and without hardship, a new Vox poll finds. What else Americans agree on may surprise you.
April 20, 2015

Gynotician Alert of the Week: April 10, 2015

This week: North Carolina gynoticians are attacking medical schools, Ohio gynoticians are trying to criminalize abortions at six weeks, Arkansas gynoticians are forcing doctors to misinform their patients, and more.
April 10, 2015

Vox: What Americans Think of Abortion

A new poll from Vox shows that views on abortion policies are not black and white, and that many people have moved beyond the “pro-choice” and “pro-life” labels.
April 9, 2015

The 6 Awful Abortion Bills in Arkansas: Coming Soon to a State Near You?

The assault on women’s access to health care in Arkansas has escalated exponentially.
April 6, 2015

Gynotician Hall of Shame: Idaho Rep. Vito Barbieri Learns Key Tip on Female Anatomy

Here's a tip: If you have to ask whether a woman's stomach is connected to her vagina, you shouldn't be legislating women's bodies.
Feb. 27, 2015