In an important victory for women in Indiana and elsewhere, a federal judge has granted a preliminary injunction halting enforcement of an Indiana law barring Planned Parenthood Indiana from participating in the state’s Medicaid program.
Every place we visited in Illinois -from Rockford to Carbondale, and from the Quad Cities to Champaign-Urbana – revealed that people in Illinois face numerous obstacles in accessing reproductive health services and information.
What would you do to help women this International Women’s Day? Click a button? Watch a video? What if that’s all you had to do to improve women’s lives?
On a conference call in honor of Women’s Equality Day, Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, Melody Barnes and Tina Tchen were repeatedly pressed on reproductive health care coverage under health care reform.
The president and his staff have been reluctant to take on reproductive rights in health reform. But that has not prevented anti-choicers from using the issue to activate their base against reform.
We shouldn’t be surprised when LifeSiteNews takes offense to a nun who claims that social and economic justice, including affordable health care, are part of God’s vision.
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The contentious transfer of two Colorado-based Exempla hospitals to a Catholic health care network is likely to further shrink comprehensive health care services for Denver-area patients because they violate church doctrine.
I applaud Sebelius for considering the needs of pregnant women in Kansas.
For pregnant women, any environmental disaster severely limits safe delivery options, which in turn exacerbates pre-existing vulnerabilities to maternal death and disability.