Planned Parenthood Federation of America circulated a memo last week calling on Congress to fund four key women’s health issues, using both an omnibus appropriations bill and the annual defense authorization bill.
Anti-choice lawmakers have tried to re-define what qualifies as a “medically necessary” abortion to qualify as Medicaid coverage. A new lawsuit claims that definition unconstitutionally restricts access to reproductive health care for low-income women.
To the House Republicans, who are hostage to their party’s Tea Party faction, there’s probably no dirtier word than “bipartisan”—except, perhaps, for the words “birth control.”
Advocates had no qualms about explaining how serious this election could be for women.
It strikes me that the far right media machine is kind of like processed foods that pretend to be good for you. You know, the “80-percent fat free” cookies, 50 percent of the calories of which actually come from fat, or the “cholesterol-free” french fries deep-fried in vegetable oil or containing all the components of cholesterol in a different form? A “nutritional analysis” of Laura Ingraham’s claims on O’Reilly Factor underscore why this is a product you want to avoid.
The President’s Fiscal Year (FY) 2012 budget proposal includes increased funding for critical domestic and international reproductive health programs that Republicans are trying to eliminate.
Media Matters for America has analyzed the video footage of a visit to the Richmond, Va., Planned Parenthood Clinic by a team from Live Action Films and has found that Live Action “appears to have doctored the audio of its Richmond “sting,” moving audio from one portion of their video to a different portion.”
What is the value of a “sting” operation if the goal is just to “sting?” In a juvenile effort to harass Planned Parenthood, anti-choicers find themselves the focus of a possible FBI investigation.
Two executives from Planned Parenthood Federation of America are receongized for their dedication to the cause of reproductive health.
Urban Outfitters withdraws online sales of Proper Attire condoms because of complaints from anti-choice groups.