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Roundup: Ultrasound Via Cellphone?

Could a miniature ultrasound machine that sends images via cellphone improve maternal health outcomes? Also, Nevada passes anti-discrimination bills and Florida passes slate of anti-abortion bills.

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Roundup: Texas HIV Programs Forced to Turn Away Low Income Patients

Montana may have parental notification ballot measure, homebirth by midwife could be covered by insurance in Vermont, Texas turning away HIV patients, hospital merger in Arizona, and Planned Parenthood of South Florida responds to Rep. Alan West.

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House Bill Would Decimate Women’s Health Care in Cities and Rural Areas, Governors and Mayor Say

The Governors of Connecticut and Vermont and the Mayor of New York City described the devastating effects the GOP’s cuts to Title X and Planned Parenthood would have on women in their states.

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Vermont Parochial School Sniffs Out Pro-Choice Director, Cancels Anti-Racism Event

This is not the first time a Catholic individual or organization has allowed intolerance to interfere with the Church’s message on loving our (black, gay, poor) neighbors, but it’s particularly embarrassing in this case.

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Vermont’s Civil Wars of Ideology

It is wonderful that several states have granted same-sex couples the right to marry. It was even more special that Vermont was able to pass the legislation without a court-ordered mandate.

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