What anti-choice advocates don’t like about Gov. Kathleen Sebelius, leading candidate for HHS Secretary, is that she is pro-reproductive health. What they ignore is that she is a strong advocate for children’s health and preventive care.
Where does future Surgeon General Dr. Sanjay Gupta stand on reproductive health? He has spoken out for emergency contraception, but reproductive health issues haven’t gotten a starring role on “House Call.”
Letters being circulated by the global AIDS and reproductive and sexual health and rights communities call for new leadership in the Office of the Global AIDS Coordinator. One letter focuses on the timing of the appointment and the need for an independent office; the other focuses more directly on the vision and perspectives of the person appointed.
Rick Warren has never been as far from traditional Religious Right leaders as his carefully cultivated public personality would suggest.
A document crafted for the Obama transition team by the reproductive health community has found its way online, and commenters respond with rousing approval offering their own input.
Women line up to donate eggs; more on what FOCA would do; Kansas Supreme Court finds Phill Kline in contempt of court; after vetoing abortion legalization, Uruguayan President offers to resign as head of his party; Obama can be “feminist-in-chief.”
The “Susan B. Anthony List” claims Clinton, as Obama’s Secretary of State, will “promote abortion” around the world, because of her support for UNFPA.
Will Obama sign CEDAW?; Brazilian women investigated for abortion; “progressive circle” of advisors surrounding Obama; women need an advocate like Clinton in the Senate.
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As we count down to the end of the Bush presidency and the beginning of the Obama Administration, Pamela samples the views of a few reproductive justice activists to find out what progress they hope to see come out of the next four years.