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Five Takeaways From the 2019 Elections

Huge victories for reproductive health champions send a big signal about key issues that may swing elections in 2020

GYNOTICIAN ALERT: Missouri Lawmaker Says He’s A Reproductive Health Expert Because He Was A “former embryo”

On Tuesday, during a debate on a personhood measure that would ban abortion, Missouri State Rep. Mike Moon (R) asserted that his knowledge of reproductive health comes from his prior experience as an embryo himself. Yep...

March 31, 2016

Gynotician Hall of Shame: West Virginia’s Brian Kurcaba and Alexander Mooney

In West Virginia, two gynoticians take the cake this month for trying to legislate their way into doctors’ exam rooms: Delegate Brian Kurcba, a state legislator who explained how he believes children born from rape can be “beautiful”, and Rep. Alexander Mooney, who is pushing a bill that would ban all abortion nationwide.
Feb. 13, 2015

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Cuccinelli Can’t Run from His Record on Restricting Birth Control

At a campaign event, Virginia gubernatorial candidate Ken Cuccinelli was asked if, as governor, would he "support and sign personhood legislation that contains restrictions on birth control medication and birth control devices."
Aug. 29, 2013

First VA Governor’s Race Debate Verdict? Ken Cuccinelli Can’t Be Trusted with Women’s Health

On Saturday, Ken Cuccinelli faced off against Terry McAuliffe in the first gubernatorial debate of 2013. Everything was on the table, including women’s health. Considering Cuccinelli’s long history of trying to restrict and limit women’s access to safe and legal abortion, it was hardly a surprise when the moderator asked him if he’d continue in the same vein and use the governor’s office to push his extreme ideological views.
July 23, 2013