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Roundup: Surprise! California Is Liberal!

California’s views on abortion have been unchanged in the last two decades, as a new poll confirms.  Does that mean Fiorina’s Senate challenge is doomed?

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Roundup: Key Races Show Republican Gameplan for 2010

“Champion for the Unborn.” “Struggle for the soul of the nation.” Remember when elections used to be about taxes and education?

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(VIDEO) California’s Sex Education Program: Ongoing Struggles Behind the Success Story

California’s policies have undeniably made a positive impact on sex education in the state. But, unfortunately, sex education advocates can’t dust off our hands and move on. Many California public schools are still providing abstinence-only-until marriage programs, in spite of policies that forbid them.

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Roundup: Abortion, a Really Big Issue, Except When It’s Not

Carly Fiorina has the backing of Sarah Palin and Susan B. Anthony List, but does California even care about ending abortion?

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Roundup: Damned If You Do, Damned If You Don’t

What’s worse:  having parents involved in reproductive health or NOT having parents involved in reproductive health?  I guess it depends which state you live in.

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Repro-Briefs: Michigan Requires Access to Emergency Contraception, While Missouri Bill Would Shame Teens

Michigan moves forward on practical contraceptive advances, schools reevaluate student privacy when it comes to abortions, teens are outed to prosecutors and more.

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Could Rising Maternal Death Rates in California Signal a Broader Trend?

Evidence suggests that maternal mortality rates in the U.S. may be increasing. They have spiked in California where it’s now more dangerous to give birth than it is in Kuwait or Bosnia.

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California Considers Law to Aid Young Parents Living in Prison

California’s legislature recently considered a bill that was at once both straightforward and groundbreaking. A simple adjustment to the state Welfare and Institutions Code would assist incarcerated youth with children of their own in being more effective parents, which would be a huge victory for reproductive justice advocates. SB 134 would achieve this by expanding the list of approved persons incarcerated young parents may contact regarding their children’s care while they are detained in state and county juvenile facilities.

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The Prop 8 Court Case: Live Bloggers and Tweeters to Cover Hearing

Thanks to the Supreme Court you can’t watch the trial on California’s Proposition 8 live or via YouTube, but you can follow all of the live bloggers and tweeters.

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Roundup: California Bills Will Increase Resources for Youth in and Graduating From Foster Care

Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger has signed a package of legislation focused on expanding and promoting adoption opportunities and increasing services for children in California’s foster care system, reports California Newswire.

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