Racism and classism often affect the judgments made by individuals and lawmakers: Negative perceptions inspire policies dramatically reducing the ability of people of color or people living in poverty to make their own decisions when it comes to abortion.
Having an abortion to prevent a child from being born with Down syndrome or another disability can be a positive moral choice. Okay, now let’s go on (assuming you’re not already plotting my demise).
The infant mortality crisis in the United States is one of the most shameful examples of health disparities in our country. Ending it may require a total “re-imagining” of prenatal care.
Romance and marriage proposals are in the air on Valentine’s Day. Unfortunately, cupid isn’t the only matchmaker hard at work this season. An increasing number of low-income women find themselves pushed to the altar — by the federal government.
An increasing amount of attention is being paid to rising birth control prices at college health centers, but one big piece of the puzzle has gotten minimal coverage: the part where the 100-400% price increases also affect 400 community health centers that primarily serve the poor.