A modern “Profiles in Courage”…
The United Nations Population Fund reaffirms its commitment to finalizing international sexual education guidelines; efforts to correct misinformation campaign in health reform debates continue.
Will Bellevue, Neb., become the new Wichita as the epicenter of the anti-abortion protest movement? Not if Herb Evers can help it.
The biggest “pro-life” proponent in Bellevue, Neb., didn’t join the phalanx of 65 anti-choice protesters on the sidewalk next to Dr. Leroy Carhart’s clinic over the weekend. He was too busy providing reproductive health care to dozens of women inside.
A steady decline in abortion providers, due to violence and/or the threat thereof, and a shortage of new providers among young doctors and medical students, underscores that legality does not guarantee access.
The clinic protest that was not: Pro-choice advocates far outnumber those seeking to disrupt services in Nebraska; Scott Roeder attended bible study group with “anti-government” philosophy; Queensland woman with serious pregnancy complications denied access to safe abortion unless government officials act.
Radical anti-choice groups have found a disturbing ally in Nebraska Attorney General Jon Bruning, whose public statements reveal strong support for their agenda. Also read Wendy’s tweets from the Carhart clinic here.
The list of those visiting and communicating with the man accused of killing Wichita abortion provider George Tiller reads like a who’s who of anti-abortion militants, reports Judy L. Thomas of the Kansas City Star.
As New York Times Supreme Court reporter Linda Greenhouse retires, looking back on some reproductive rights cases she covered reveals an alarming trajectory.