Two of the major anti-Planned Parenthood talking points, which anti-choicers have disseminated through mainstream media, are about advancing the idea that any sexual health services that aren’t about making babies doesn’t count as real health care.
A group of anti-choice activists wants to stop Sacramento’s Women’s Health Specialists, a full-spectrum reproductive health-care provider, from moving into the same complex as a Women, Infants, and Children center.
Now that only doctors can perform abortions, rural women in the state have very limited options.
As the fight over Mississippi’s only remaining clinic continues, many are wondering how soon the state could be abortion-free.
Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli declares the state has the authority to regulate abortion clinics as if they were hospitals; and Elisabeth Hasselbeck supports gay marriage?!
Picketers holding anti-abortion signs in front of our clinic seek to confuse the public about our services. We don’t provide abortions. But the picketers underscore the true meaning of “anti-choice.”
A new video by Kate Ranieri examines sidewalk bullying by anti-choicers at women’s health clinics and calls for advocates to demand an end to such practices.
I really feel that we’re continually fighting a rearguard here. Obama has maintained the status quo (probably) on the Supreme Court. I don’t see a Freedom of Choice Act passing anytime soon. The anti-choicers are out to stop contraception generally, not just abortion, because pregnancy is supposed to be God’s punishment for “easy women.” Combined with Dr. Tiller’s murder and the generally lukewarm response, along with the lack of training for new doctors in abortion care, I worry that we’re going to be seeing a further decline in availability for quite some time.
Last Saturday, I spent my morning in the company of nearly two dozen lurkers, skulkers, stalkers, harassers, and creeps… and I can’t wait to do it again. As the “40 Days for Life” campaign kicks off, one escort tells their story.
The United Nations Population Fund reaffirms its commitment to finalizing international sexual education guidelines; efforts to correct misinformation campaign in health reform debates continue.