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Teen Birth Rate Rises, First Time in 15 Years

Are abstinence-only programs to blame for the recent increase in teen births in the U.S.?

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Abortion Foe Hyde Dies at 83

Former Rep. Henry Hyde, best known as the author of the amendment that forbade the federal government for giving medical assistance to low-income women if it would be used to pay for an abortion, died yesterday at the age of 83.

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South Dakota’s New Strategy in Abortion Fight

A pro-choice leader in South Dakota says that the future of the abortion debate lies in finding common ground between the warring camps.

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MCCL Fall Tour Closed to the Press

The Minnesota Concerned Citizens for Life would rather talk to ten staunch supporters than thousands who may or may not agree with them.

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‘Let’s Talk Month’ Helps Parents Talk About Sex

A yearly campaign created by Advocates for Youth for communities around the country encourages parents/caregivers to talk to their children about sexual health.

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GOP Candidates in Values Voter Debate

The Republican presidential candidates who participated in the Values Voter Debate Monday night opposed not only abortion but science-based sex education, CEDAW, and universal health care, too.

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Planned Parenthood Wary of Giuliani

Planned Parenthood staffer Sarah Stoesz discusses the presidential contenders.

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Anti-Choice Activists Divided on Tactics

Anti-choice activists in Minnesota differ in their tactics, but none of them do anything to reduce the number of unintended pregnancies.

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Sex Ed and the State

A new documentary explores the paradox pittng scientific evidence and public support for comprehensive sexuality education against the unwillingness of political leaders to enforce standards that keep kids safe.

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Free Speech Wins in Anti-Abortion Case

Last month the Minnesota Supreme Court ruled in favor of “pro-life” protesters in a ruling that also had the support of the regional Planned Parenthood, as part of a fight for First Amendment Rights.

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