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“The Surgery I Needed to Save My Life”

How much harm is done to women because they know very little about ectopic pregnancy and they cannot be sure they can get the care they need?

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(VIDEO) Listen to the Lives of Ordinary Catholics

The president of Catholics for Choice, explores the political power and hierarchy of the Catholic Church, pointing to three questions on which to evaluate the Bishops’ lobbying efforts and policy recommendations.

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Sex Education is not “Teaching Sex for Pleasure”

Lon Newman, executive director of Family Planning Health Services in Central Wisconsin responds to Juneau County District Attorney Scott Southworth’s recent assertion that teaching sex ed is “advocating” for teen sex.

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Recipe for a Successful Medicaid Family Planning Program

Primary preventive health care delivery is changing. To move closer to universal access to reproductive health care, providers and supporters must seize the opportunity.

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Forty 4 Forty: Making Lemonade for Choice

Picketers holding anti-abortion signs in front of our clinic seek to confuse the public about our services. We don’t provide abortions. But the picketers underscore the true meaning of “anti-choice.”

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(VIDEO) An Archbishop’s Rebuke for the Common Good

In Wisconsin, two organizations join forces to provide facts to the public on emergency contraception and to make sure Catholic women know the Church permits use of EC in case of rape.

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A Passion for Prevention

February 14 was National Condom Day and Family Planning Health Services (FPHS) has joined the American Social Health Association in asking Americans to “Get passionate about prevention.”

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The Bishops’ “Dixi”-Land Ban

Public policy on sex, sexuality and reproduction in a pluralistic society must be based on evidence, science, justice, reason and civil discourse. So when the Catholic Bishops or others throw a political tantrum, we must never reward them.

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What if Congress Says “Know” to Abstinence-Only?

After 13 years and more than a billion dollars, abstinence-only-until-marriage programs are facing the axe. Cong. David Obey (D-WI) may soon deliver the final sentence.

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To See Ourselves

Most people see them as they are and most people disagree with their beliefs and with their tactics.

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