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Roe Protects the Full Range of Pregnant Women’s Rights

Will the Senate Judiciary Committee ask Sotomayor about her position on Roe‘s role in protecting all the rights of pregnant women?

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UN Human Rights Council Resolution: Maternal Death, Illness Are Human Rights Violations

The United Nations Human Rights Council adopted a landmark resolution recognizing maternal death and illness as a pressing human rights concern.

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Call for Creation of Women’s Reproductive Health Forum

I call on all progressive mental health and health care professionals, spiritual organizations, womens groups and other progressive organizations to create and sponsor and support and cover this Womens Reproductive Health Forum

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Finding Common Ground

On Saturday, June 6th, anti-choice extremists across the country
gathered around doctors’ offices, health centers, pharmacies and public
spaces to protest something that most American women have used or will
use at some point in their life, and a majority of Americans strongly
support: birth control.

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From Kansas to Kenya: Ensuring Access to Safe Abortion For All

In Kenya a 2004 nationwide study showed that about 300,000 abortions are performed each year in the country, causing an estimated 20,000 women and girls to be hospitalized with dangerous complications. More than 40 percent of Kenya’s maternal mortality rate is due to unsafe abortions.

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Dr. Tiller’s Murder: A Call To Action

What We Can Do About Dr. Tiller’s Murder

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Futile Care Laws: Anti Choice, Anti Life

this article considers the simutaneously anti choice and anti life aspects of futile care impositions on patients and families.

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Rescinding the Bush HHS Regulations: Act Now to Have Your Voices Heard

The Obama Administration is now taking comments on the revision of the HHS Rules put in place by the Bush Administration. Act now to have your voice heard.

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Hypocrisy Has No Term Limit: Vitter Attacks Title X and Planned Parenthood in Omnibus

Senator David Vitter–previously caught in a prostitution ring scandal and whose political party makes itself out to be the guardians of the national chastity belt–attacks Title X and Planned Parenthood in the omnibus.

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The Wrong Recipe for Ending The Culture Wars? A Response to Saletan

In today’s New York Times, William Saletan offers a misguided prescription for ending the “culture” wars and perpetuates the myths of “moral” versus “practical.”

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