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Afternoon Roundup: Utah Proposes All College Women Must Have Maternity Care Coverage

“#dearjohn” and Republican hypocrisy over rape and abortion; the rights of Egyptian women and girls in a post-revolution Egypt; and Utah’s unbelievable proposed bill for college-age women in the state.

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How to Stop the Right’s Campaign Against Rape Victims

It is time to propose practical changes that would actually cut public expenditures, protect rape victims and make the anti-women animus that motivates these proposals visible for all to see.

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Roundup: Roe v. Wade’s 38th Anniversary

The 38th anniversary of Roe v. Wade is a day to acknowledge the importance of safe, legal abortion care as an issue of justice for women. It’s also a time to recognize that barriers to this care still exist for far too many women in this country.

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Gross Double Standards: 14 Health Benefits the GOP Wants to Take Away from You But Keep For Themselves

A new report from Families USA underscores the gross double standards underlying Republican efforts to repeal health reform, offering 14 examples of key benefits and rights GOP repeal efforts would strip from families and individuals but for which GOP congressman would retain tax-payer funded coverage.

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Afternoon Roundup: House Votes to Repeal Health Reform Law; Crisis Pregnancy Centers in Trouble

Physician who provides abortions indicted for murder; health reform law repeal vote in the House today; parental consent in Kansas; breast-feeding promotion from the U.S. Surgeon General; and crisis pregnancy centers are in trouble in Texas and Washington State.

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GOP Loves Government-Sponsored Health Care…For Themselves

If you are following the floor debate on C-Span over the Patient Protection and Affordable Health Care Act (PPACA) in the House of Representatives, you know that members of the new Republican majority really want to get rid of the health reform bill signed into law last year.  You also know the are really against government-sponsored health care.  Unless it covers them.

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Afternoon Roundup: Republicans Block Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell on Eve of Human Rights Day

Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell falls temporarily – and with it the hopes of a repeal of the military abortion ban; the U.S. fails on almost all measurable goals for improving women’s health; Afghan women get a hand from the UN and a new report and more.

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Health Reform and Human Rights: Does the U.S. Measure Up?

During the United Nations Universal Periodic Review, healthcare in the U.S. was analyzed regarding whether the U.S. healthcare system is actually set up to ensure that people can get the medical services that they need.

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Anti-choice Politicians Beware: Large Majority Strongly Opposes Republican Leadership’s “Plans” for Women

A more than two-thirds majority of voters–including those who voted for Republican/Tea Party candidates in the November 2010 election–strongly oppose the House Republican leadership’s declaration of war on women.

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Making the Grade on Women’s Health

Are women in America healthier than they were 10 years ago? Which state and federal policies can help improve women’s health?

 

Join the National Women’s Law Center (NWLC) on Thursday, December 9, 2010 at 1:00 p.m. EST for our special Making the Grade on Women’s Health webinar and find out more about women’s health on the state and national level.

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