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What Ever Happened to Repealing the Bush Provider Conscience Clause?

President Obama has been in office for over a year, so why does President Bush’s last minute “provider conscience law” still exist?

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Is Racism Behind High Infant Mortality Rates Among African-Americans?

What role does racism play in the disgracefully high rates of low birth-weight, prematurity, and infant deaths among African-American infants and the high rate of maternal death among African-American women?

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KBR’s “Facts” About Rape Case Are No Such Thing

In 2005, while working for KBR in Iraq, Jamie Leigh Jones was drugged and brutally sexually assaulted. Now KBR has published a website about her chock full of lies, half-truths, and rape-apologist sentiment.

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Was Money a Factor in the Losing Fight for Abortion Care in Health Reform?

How did back-bench conservative Democrats manage to win restrictions on access to abortion in health reform? One answer may be found in the lobbying disclosures of the pro-choice movement.

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Where the Wild Things Weren’t: Daily Beast’s Women’s Summit Avoids Controversial Realities

The Daily Beast’s first Women in the World Summit played stuck to lowest-common denominator issues, and avoided the “scary” and “controversial” (read: political) realities of women’s lives.

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West Virginians For Life Skirts Lobbying Laws, But Courts Publicity

Lobbyists for West Virginians for Life have failed to register in the state as required by a law intended to foster transparency. Is it ok to violate “man’s laws” in the interest of “God’s work?”

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