Are you a woman whose husband beat you upon learning you were pregnant, after suggesting abortion? If so, Missouri is on the verge of deciding that you are incompetent to make the decision about whether to terminate your pregnancy.
Matthew Shepard Hate Crimes Protection Act moves to Senate; Indiana legislature wraps up session; Tennessee abortion bill advances in the House; Sen. Richard Lugar will back Dawn Johnsen.
In terms of benefits to recipients and tax payers, few social programs compare to public funding for birth control. It’s a rare win-win in the realm of public policy and state spending.
Across the country, in states red and blue, legislatures are taking steps toward mandating comprehensive, medically-accurate sexuality education for students.
Montana, Tennessee consider abortion restrictions; Cecile Richards talks to David Brody; Dr. George Tiller testifies; post-Roe women fight for their rights.
The Virginia General Assembly recently passed a bill to authorize “Choose Life” license plates that would send funds to crisis pregnancy centers.
Montana’s legislature must pass the bill to define fertilized eggs as people by 100 votes before it can get on voters’ ballots.
Anti-choice legislation in the states; Dawn Johnsen up for confirmation today; fistula an indicator of poor health for women, children; Lifenews.com doesn’t like the facts on family planning.
Colorado lawmakers introduce measure to protect birth control; Arkansas Senate passes abortion ban; Gov. Crist to review ab-only funding; Office for Faith-Based Partnerships member slams North Dakota bill; anti-choicers still stoking fears on FOCA; Georgia considers regulations on IVF; Sen. Gillibrand, get it right on immigration!