In a matter of days, five of Texas’ eight legal abortion providers will operate under the Planned Parenthood banner, a special irony in light of state lawmakers’ professed hatred for the provider.
If the decision is upheld by the New Jersey Board of Medical Examiners, Brigham will no longer have any valid credentials to practice medicine in the United States. This would also force Brigham to close eight abortion clinics that he operates in New Jersey.
As September 1 grows closer, a dozen more Texas abortion clinics prepare to close their doors, leaving just eight legal abortion facilities.
On this episode of Reality Cast, Tara Culp-Ressler explains what’s so messed up about most polling data on abortion, and how to fix it. Also, in another segment I discuss Ireland’s new abortion law, which flunked its first major test, and a clash over a strip club.
Until the Irish government repeals the Eighth Amendment and replaces the new unworkable law with policies that facilitate rather than obstruct access to abortion, women will continue to be seen simply as means to an end.
In letters sent Friday to Anthem Blue Cross and Kaiser Permanente, California officials said that it is against state law for insurers to opt out of comprehensive coverage of abortion, “a basic health care service.”
The clinic decided not to appeal a Hamilton County judge’s ruling that the Ohio Department of Health was within its rights when it revoked the clinic’s license earlier this year.
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Peru has finally issued national guidelines recognizing that women in the country have the right to therapeutic abortion, and outlining the Peruvian government’s responsibility to secure this access. It is heartening to see such tireless work pay off, but the work isn’t over.
On this episode of Reality Cast, I speak with Chris Karpowitz, co-author of The Silent Sex, on the problem with women not getting heard, even when it really counts. In another segment, I discuss new recordings that show how sleazy anti-choice protesters are, and I report on how even the Bay Area has parents against decent sex education.