In the first half of 2012, states enacted 95 new provisions related to reproductive health and rights. As was the case in 2011, issues related to abortion, family planning funding and sex education once again were significant flashpoints in many legislatures .
Ann says her husband is considering a woman as a running mate. So who does that mean is on the list?
The anti-choice group claims that the Positive Alternatives Act is convincing more women to have their babies versus have abortions. So why is the birth rate declining, too?
Anti-choice activists are excited to announce they have secured a prime spot right across the street from the only abortion provider in Northern Minnesota.
Governor Mark Dayton vetoes another piece of anti-choice legislation, while the sponsor of a bill to ban RU-486 calls Viagra a “drug for life.”
Governor Mark Dayton vetoed the bill saying it unfairly targeted abortion clincis.
The Republican controlled legislature wants to make it a felony if a doctor is not in the room when RU-486 is dispensed, and create new licensing requirements for clinics that provide abortions.
I suggest that that these doctors’ statements point to a paradox of the abortion conflict in the United States; whether abortion provider or supporter, engagement with this issue introduces these clinicians to a diverse group of allies, with a shared sense of mission, that is rare elsewhere in medicine.
What exactly is so embarrassing about birth control?