During the stimulus debate, male commentators and policymakers from Chris Matthews to John Boehner ridiculed the notion that family planning had anything to do with real issues, like say, the economy. A new Guttmacher study suggests they should be eating their words. Meanwhile, a new “egg-as-person” referendum goes to petition stage in Florida.
The Guttmacher Institute is releasing a new report that confirms the foolishness of placing family planning aid on the back burner.
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?
Response to a confusing critique of D.C.’s sex education curriculum; An interview with Judy Waxman on the eve of the impending HHS “conscience” regulation; Roundup of reporting on the new Guttmacher abortion demographics study.
The 2004 abortion rate in the United States is the lowest it has been since national legalization, but the overall rate masks stark disparities in the abortion rate among different racial and ethnic groups.
Charlie Gibson asks the predictable questions and gets the predictable answers on abortion. But what’s the reality beyond the talking points?
UK abortion limit unchanged, Virgina abortion law unconstitutional, Clinton on misogyny and Dr. Rayne takes issue with Guttmacher study.
The Guttmacher Institute busts open the myth that teens are engaging in oral and/or anal sex in order to “technically remain virgins.”
The “anti-abortion” movement has been silent about the newly revealed “pro-abortion” effects of their efforts.
The Guttmacher/WHO study calls into question the argument that outlawing abortions and focusing on abstinence education deters women from terminating pregnancies. Is the Colorado Supreme Court listening?