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The Facts on the Conscience Rule

Let’s get the facts straight: revisiting the Bush “conscience clause” rule does not mean that providers who object to performing abortions will have to provide them.

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Obama Administration May Rescind “Conscience” Rule

The Obama administration takes the first step to rescind Bush’s midnight regulations that would allow any health care worker to obstruct a woman’s access to contraception.

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Weekly Pulse: Czar 44, Where Are You?

The Obama administration may be about to pull the plug on the “health czar” position. What does this mean for health care reform?

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VIDEO: Health Care Can’t Wait, Says Obama at Address to Congress

At his address to Congress tonight, President Obama said that health care reform “will not wait another year.”

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Supposed Sebelius “Grand Conspiracy” Is A Sham

What anti-choice advocates don’t like about Gov. Kathleen Sebelius, leading candidate for HHS Secretary, is that she is pro-reproductive health. What they ignore is that she is a strong advocate for children’s health and preventive care.

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Sebelius for HHS? Phill Kline Could Spoil the Party, Again

Gov. Kathleen Sebelius is reportedly Obama’s no. 1 pick for head of HHS. But is her fight against rogue former Kansas Attorney General Phill Kline making Obama nervous about anti-choice backlash to picking her?

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Roundup: More Buzz on HHS Secretary; Kansas and South Carolina Consider Anti-Choice Bills

More buzz possible HHS Secretary picks; Kansas legislature considers anti-choice bills, and so does South Carolina’s; Scott Lemieux takes the measure of Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

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Weekly Pulse: The Daschle Debacle

Losing Tom Daschle is a blow to health care reform, but it’s not a lethal wound by any means.

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Roundup: “Abortion Reduction” a Priority for White House Office of Faith-Based Partnerships

“Abortion Reduction” to be priority for the White House Office of Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships; replacing Daschle; Spain defends plan to liberalize abortion law to the Vatican; Kenyan woman tells BBC about her illegal abortion; University of Wisconsin hospital board votes in favor of abortion clinic.

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Raising Women’s Voices to “Health Czar” Tom Daschle

Women’s health advocates have perspectives that are critical to ensuring successful and comprehensive health care reform that meets the needs of women.

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