The California legislature unanimously passed a bill banning the use of restraints on pregnant women. Will the governor sign it?
In addition to imposing unnecessary and damaging limits and requirements on women’s medical care, do anti-abortion laws contribute to a social climate in which it is acceptable to terrorize me, my colleagues, and our patients?
Last week, New Mexico Governor Martinez’s administration added new requirements for low income families applying for child care assistance. They include either petitioning the absent parent for support, OR saying your child was conceived through incest or rape.
This evening, we received confirmation from the office of Children, Youth, and Families Department of New Mexico that Governor Martinez requested that the word “forcible” be removed from the proposed guidelines for childcare assistance. But many questions about the proposed policies remain.
Forcible rape is back in the news, this time in New Mexico, where the administration of Governor Susana Martinez is seeking a “forcible rape” test for women seeking childcare assistance, proving you don’t have to be male to be a misogynist.
Ann says her husband is considering a woman as a running mate. So who does that mean is on the list?
How did “other” candidates fair during elections?
New Mexico’s Chief Medical Officer is fired hours after suggesting condoms could prevent STIs among the state’s teenagers; the United Kingdom sees an increase in STIs after the government pulls funding for social marketing campaigns; and the Vatican takes aim at a nun who believes masturbation, same-sex behavior, and same-sex marriage is okay.