Many young people continue to lack confidential access to health care and that significantly obstructs their use of critical sexual and reproductive health services, such as birth control.
A landmark decision about contraception likely paved the way for the legal acceptance of same-sex marriage.
I support Planned Parenthood for the same reasons millions of other people do, but I have another, more unique, reason for supporting Planned Parenthood. I have a remote connection to its origin: Anthony Comstock was a distant relative of mine.
Far-right social conservatives are cheering what Sarah Palin will bring to the White House as a triumph of their religious ideology and what it means for the future of the United States government, especially on Roe v. Wade. Joe Biden and Sarah Palin interviewed by Katie Couric.
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.
The “War on Contraception” has officially begun with the draft regulations proposed by the Department of Health and Human Services.
Buoyed by their success in rolling back abortion rights, anti-choice groups seek nothing less than a complete American lifestyle makeover: sex can’t ever exclude the possibility of procreation.
It’s time to base our nation’s family planning policy on the broad consensus Americans have developed in support of access to contraception. Our government’s hostility to birth control must end before another Griswold anniversary comes and goes.
Is contraception under attack? McCain’s secret language, a new anti-choice campaign and a terrifying ballot initiative all point towards yes.