Ted Cruz, who last year attempted to shut down the federal government in order to prevent women and men from getting health care at Planned Parenthood health centers, announced last night that he was dropping out of the 2016 presidential race.
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.
Ted Cruz told CNN's State of the Union host Jake Tapper that "Donald and Hillary both support taxpayer funding for Planned Parenthood." Like most of the things that come out of Ted Cruz’s mouth, that’s simply not true.
This Senator has spent years calling for an end to safe, legal abortion and for Roe v. Wade to be overturned, and even went so far as to circulate a letter urging support for a bill to ban abortion after 20 weeks that included extreme provisions for rape survivors.
A new study from researchers at the Guttmacher Institute finds that the percentage of teens who received sex education dropped significantly between 2006 and 2013, particularly for those living in nonmetropolitan areas.
The backlash against punishing abortion-seeking women is incomplete without acknowledging two points: First, ALL the Republican candidates for president want to outlaw abortion - and second, politicians have already been punishing women for years.
Gynotician governors keep thinking they can get away with putting politics between women and their doctors. But reproductive rights advocates are giving gynotician governors a taste of their own medicine.