Former Colorado Rep. Marilyn Musgrave will lead a new antiabortion initiative that will target members of Congress in the 2010 election cycle who support abortion rights.
The Guttmacher Institute is releasing a new report that confirms the foolishness of placing family planning aid on the back burner.
Pro-choice initiatives from Prevention First to zeroing out abstinence-only funding will need support from socially conservative Democrats. That’s why we need to understand the aims of anti-choice Dems.
The House of Representatives this afternoon passed the economic stimulus package without any Republican support.
The mainstream media discussion of the inclusion of family planning in the stimulus bill ranged from the ridiculous to the pathetic and illustrates the need for sex ed for male lawmakers and talking heads.
The next Senator from New York is going to be pro-choice, but he or she isn’t going to be Caroline Kennedy. The New York Times reports that Kennedy will withdraw her bid for just-confirmed Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s Senate seat.
To signal the seriousness with which Obama and the new Congress take the goal to prevent unintended pregnancy, on the first day the Senate returned to session, Majority Leader Harry Reid introduced the Prevention First Act.
On Friday, Rep. Joseph Crowley re-introduced the Prevention Through Affordable Access Act, which will provide a no-cost fix to restore college and community health centers’ eligibility to buy low-cost birth control.
The first day of the 111th Congressional session saw the introduction in the Senate of the Prevention First Act, a bill that would dramatically increase access to family planning services just as America’s families find themselves on ever more precarious financial footing.
The 111th Congress has an opportunity to pass true common ground legislation that will ensure access to contraception and sexuality education. But will this agenda be derailed by those who push “abortion reduction” instead of reproductive health?