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Roundup: He Will Repeal the Global Gag Rule, Right?

President Obama is still going to repeal the global gag rule, right?; More on Rep. Kirsten Gillibrand’s record; anti-choice members of Congress speak on Roe anniversary; “thousands” gather at March for Life; abortion can be a moral choice; anti-choice movement down but not out.

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Rep. Kirsten Gillibrand Chosen for US Senate

New York Rep. Kirsten Gillibrand will be announced as Sen. Hillary Clinton’s replacement at noon today, CNN reports.

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Caroline Kennedy Withdraws Senate Bid

The next Senator from New York is going to be pro-choice, but he or she isn’t going to be Caroline Kennedy. The New York Times reports that Kennedy will withdraw her bid for just-confirmed Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s Senate seat.

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Secretary of State Clinton’s Global Health Priorities?

Hillary Clinton is our new Secretary of State. What kind of power can she wield in matters of global health and what will she do to fix some of our most pressing reproductive health challenges?

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Feminist Majority PAC and NOW PAC Endorse Rep. Carolyn Maloney for Clinton’s Senate Seat

Feminist Majority PAC and NOW PAC have endorsed Carolyn Maloney, Congresswoman from New York (and RH Reality Check contributor!) for Sen. Hillary Clinton’s seat.

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Roundup: Anti-Choice Chambliss Wins in Georgia; Why South Dakotans Won’t Pass an Abortion Ban

Georgia Senate seat stays anti-choice; why hasn’t anti-choice South Dakota enacted an abortion ban?; ensuring birth control access for teens in Maine; a policy prescription to defuse the culture wars; speaking out about IVF.

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Showdown in Georgia: Chambliss vs. Martin Tomorrow

Tomorrow will bring a winner of the long-awaited Georgia Senate race between Republican Senator Saxby Chambliss and former Representative Democrat Jim Martin. If Martin wins, a Democratic super majority in Congress could help to pass some critical pro-choice, progressive policies.

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Will Tom Daschle Be the Secretary of HHS the Reproductive Rights Community Wants?

Former Senate Majority Leader Tom Daschle accepts the position of Secretary of Health and Human Services in an Obama administration. What does this mean for reproductive and sexual health and rights under President Elect Obama?

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A Fundamental Shift in the US Approach to Family Planning

Last Tuesday’s election offered major gains, both congressional and presidential, for advocates of family planning and reproductive health.

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A New Pro-Choice Congress In 2009

Updated 3:02pm PST – Americans have voted: our new U.S. Congress will be pro-reproductive health access, pro-prevention and pro-education. Here’s a run-down of the winners and losers of key Senate and House races.

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