Recent findings directly contradict the charge often made by anti-choice politicians that pushing through abortion restrictions is based on an overarching desire to protect the health and safety of women.
Republicans are labeling Orman a “stealth Democrat,” and anti-choice organizations are attacking his position on reproductive rights and other issues.
This week, there are new recommendations for chlamydia and gonorrhea screening for young women, a secret shopper study found that young men may have a harder time buying EC over the counter, and Kansas seizes sex toys.
Pat Roberts, the staunch conservative U.S. Senator from Kansas, suddenly has a real electoral fight on his hands, according to a new poll.
Rachel Maddow explains how a retiring abortion provider closed his reproductive health-care clinic, Aid For Women in Kansas City, Kansas, amid growing pressure from anti-choice legislation and lawmakers in the state. “The generation of patients whom we have helped need to step up and carry the torch,” the clinic manager told the Associated Press. [via MSNBC]
The closure leaves the state with just three clinics that provide abortion care.
The legal landscape after the Supreme Court’s Hobby Lobby decision is taking shape, and it’s a mess.
According to prosecutors, Scott Bollig laced his girlfriend’s pancakes with mifepristone, causing her to miscarry.
On this episode of Reality Cast, I interview Jill Filipovic about the potential end of most abortion access in the South. I also discuss terrorism and the assassination of Dr. George Tiller five years ago. Plus, it’s summertime, which means freaking out about sex education season is here!
Five years after Dr. George Tiller’s murder, the Center for Reproductive Rights’ Kelly Baden and MSNBC reporter Irin Carmon join Melissa Harris-Perry to discuss the persistence of new efforts to roll back reproductive rights. [via MSNBC]