To signal the seriousness with which Obama and the new Congress take the goal to prevent unintended pregnancy, on the first day the Senate returned to session, Majority Leader Harry Reid introduced the Prevention First Act.
The 111th Congress has an opportunity to pass true common ground legislation that will ensure access to contraception and sexuality education. But will this agenda be derailed by those who push “abortion reduction” instead of reproductive health?
This World AIDS Day, I feel hopeful. Hopeful that a new administration will undo some of the harmful, ideologically based policies that have stifled real progress in HIV/AIDS prevention work.