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Countdown to Conscience Clause Regulation

New “provider conscience” regulations proposed by HHS could severely limit women’s access to contraception and other health care. During a public comment period, the department continued to frustrate advocates’ effort to comment on the new regulations.

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Leavitt Misrepresents to Justify Proposed Regulation

The American Board of Obstetricians and Gynecologists has clearly stated that certification is not at issue if a provider refuses to perform or refer for abortion. But HHS Secretary Mike Leavitt continues to cite this certification as justification for his new regulations.

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Fear-Mongering on Gardasil

There may be serious issues with Gardasil that warrant a new assessment of the risks and benefits. But incomplete and inaccurate reporting does nothing to assist women and families in making decisions about vaccination and safety.

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