Texas Republicans have promised not to further decimate women’s health care in the state, and it’s being hailed as a compromise. I think it’s more like a hostage situation.
A closed investigation into Dr. Douglas Karpen in Houston is re-opening amid anti-choice pressure.
We have come a long way toward declaring certain inalienable human rights, but too often issues that disproportionately affect women are left out.
Texas lawmakers want to make it harder for minors to get abortions without their parents’ consent. But who are these minors? Are they really the sneaky, cavalier teens anti-choicers make them out to be?
The state’s senate health committee has approved a TRAP bill that would require abortion-providing doctors to have admitting privileges at a hospital within thirty miles of where the procedure is performed.
Unlike in recent years, when the thrust of legislative activity was on regulating abortion, this year legislators seem to be focusing on banning abortion outright.
One bill would remove language connecting breast cancer to abortion in the state-issued pre-abortion booklet. The other would ban abortions performed after 20 weeks post-fertilization.
Texans can now track the impact of state lawmakers’ cuts to family planning funds using a web and mobile app developed by university researchers.
An Idaho science teacher has found himself under investigation for using the word vagina in a class on human reproduction. As ridiculous as this sounds, he is not alone.
If we want all people to have access to care across the United States, we must create newsworthy initiatives calling for an expansion rather than a retraction of coverage, and we must call upon our elected representatives to do the same.