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Roundup: The Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Edition

Racial equality and social justice are part of what fuel reproductive justice. Reverend King, Jr. was a strong and vocal proponent for reproductive justice and understood how critical this was in the fight for freedom and justice.

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2008 Top Ten Wins for Women’s Health

From Connecticut to Colombia, here are the International Women’s Health Coalition’s top ten wins for women’s health in 2008.

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Roundup: Common Ground, Michelle Obama and the Mommy Stamp, Television & Teen Sex

What do anti-choice leaders actually mean by “finding common ground” on prevention abortion? What kind of First Lady will Michelle Obama be? Does television cause teen sex?

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Catholic Support for Obama Throws Catholic Bishops A Curve

The Boston Globe reports that there must be a lot of disappointed Catholic bishops with the election of Barack Obama. But Catholic voters helped elect Obama, with a 54% majority, despite Obama’s strong record on reproductive health and rights. And the Catholic far right has a plan.

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The Future of Sexual and Reproductive Health

A new administration, a new agenda for sexual and reproductive health and rights advocates. What’s new? What’s changed? What are we still fighting for after all these years and how can a new leader make the greatest impact on women’s health and lives globally?

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Parade Poll Asks “Should Abstinence-Only Continue?”

Parade Magazine asks if you think abstinence-only-until-marriage programs should continue. Click
here to vote.

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New Poll: Parents Overwhelmingly Support Age-Appropriate Comprehensive Sex Ed

A poll released today shows parents overwhelmingly support K-12 age-appropriate comprehensive sex ed including abstinence and medically accurate information about preventing HIV, STDs, and unintended pregnancies.

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Obama Plays Offense Asserting Pro-Education, Pro-Prevention, Pro-Choice Values

Sen. Barack Obama is shedding ghosts of Democrats past and standing up for pro-education, pro-prevention and pro-choice values in an election that is starting to help voters realize there is more to the issue than abortion alone.

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As Wall Street Plunges, More Culture War Ads, Funded by Ab-Only Profiteer

As news about the economy gets worse for most Americans, one multimillionaire who has profited from abstinence-only-until-marriage programs is the primary funder of the latest battle in the Culture War.

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Roundup: Common Sense on Contraception, Sex Ed, Women, Catholicism, and Palin’s Liberal Fundraising Boon

Editorials around the country call for common sense on both contraception and sex ed; policies for women are explored; advocacy groups enjoy Palin fundraising bounce; Joe Biden’s Catholicism and the inconsistent Bishops.

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