NARAL’s hall of shame has some anti-choicers thrilled, others peeved, and still more ready to up the rhetoric to make the cut next year. Plus, removing the stigma from sexual health and discussing the big G.
Since Bart Stupak tried to ban federal funding of abortion in a House
bill earlier this month, there’s been an abundance of opining articles
on the public perception of abortion. And according to two articles
published recently, the real split isn’t between red states or blue
states, but generational approaches to the issue of abortion.
Senator Gillibrand helped lead efforts to defeat the Stupak-Pitts amendment in Senate and continues to lead the effort to have the language removed before final passage of health reform. The Senator was joined by NARAL New York and Gloria Steinem at a media conference on November 16th.
Instead of keeping the information you share in private between you and your counselor, a large number of CareNet.org, HeartBeatInternational.org, and OptionLine.org pregnancy centers allow outsiders access to this information
Emergency Contraception: more options, easier access. Now what? More Awareness!
Oh, Senator Coburn. Do you honestly believe an “Office of Unborn Children’s Health” has a role to play in health care reform? Will it improve the United States’ dismal maternal and newborn mortality rates?
North Dakota’s House Bill 1371 requires doctors to show an ultrasound to a pregnant
woman before she is allowed to go through with the procedure.
Infantilizing towards the woman? Sure. Assuming that a woman doesn’t
have long conversations and ambivalent thoughts about making this hard
decision? This is nothing new.
Who knew that anti-choice activists were actually trying to increase
the number of second-trimester abortions? Because that’s precisely what
they’ve done with their ill-advised, ongoing and ineffective attempts
to restrict women’s access to safe, legal healthcare.
Georgia will hold a run-off election on December 2nd to determine the winner of the Saxby Chambliss/Jim Martin U.S. Senate race. If Martin wins, Georgians will have their first pro-choice representative in years.
Charlie Gibson asks the predictable questions and gets the predictable answers on abortion. But what’s the reality beyond the talking points?