Anti-choicers want to ban coercing a woman into abortion, but a better idea would be a law that prohibits the much more common practice of coercing a woman into childbirth.
Tennessee looks to be the first state to try passing legislation to “opt-out” of including abortion coverage in health insurance exchanges while Hillary Clinton in Canada reiterates that you can’t have “maternal health without reproductive health” which includes access to abortion.
While the U.S. just had our pro-choice politicians put their priorities to a vote, Canada also went through a similar power-struggle between their pro- and anti-choice forces. In Canada’s case, it was the anti-choice side that came out ahead.
In response to severe criticism of its rejection of family planning as part of global maternal health programs, Canada’s Prime Minister Stephen Harper now says that the “door is not closed” on providing contraception.
According to a new Canadian study, having an abortion could potentially
put woman at risk for problematic pregnancies if they decide to have a
child later on.
An all-women pharmacy in Vancouver sounds like a great resource if you’re a bio-woman, but what about the population of transgender sex workers that are in need of safer sex education and, potentially, rape counseling?
Lately it seems like many of us in the United States are in a tizzy over abstinence-only programs.
The leadership of Barack Obama in the United States of America is good for Native people, and you can sure as hell bet that a whole lot of us voted for him, and are counting on him to really care about the issues we are facing.
Vote on US AIDS policy imminent, Awarding pro-choice crusader Dr. Henry Morgentaler the Order of Canada has put focus on abortion debate, Washington Post considers the Colorado ‘personhood’ amendment.
Canadian universities debate funding for anti-choice student groups, Birth control stuck in ‘dark ages’, Convictions for rape at 5.7% in Britain.