Last week U. S. Senator Al Franken hosted a round table discussion with Minnesota’s public health community. I shared some of my experiences as CEO of Planned Parenthood Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota.
Although women comprise more than half of the U.S. population, many insurers treat their medical care as an exception to the rule, charging them more to stay healthy than men and refusing to cover basic reproductive services. This dangerous double standard must end.
Mrs. Goundo’s Daughter, a powerful new documentary produced and directed by Barbara Attie and Janet Goldwater, explores the tensions faced by a mother facing possible deportation and her fears that if she returns to her native Mali, her daughter will be forced to undergo female genital mutilation.
Press reports confirm that Dr. Regina Benjamin, Obama’s choice for surgeon general shares the “President’s views” on choice.
The best gift I could give to honor Dr. Tiller’s life is to “come out” as an abortion provider to friends and family, to identify myself and the work I do with pride.
Today, the Senate HELP Committee defeated a handful of anti-choice
amendments to the Affordable Health Choices Act, its version of
health care reform legislation.
From birth to death, we are all sexual beings. We have a hard enough time acknowledging this when it comes to children, but when it comes to aging adults, the silence is deafening.
During a strategy call with key congressional leaders last week, President Obama reportedly complained that liberal advocacy groups are attacking Democrats instead of trying to pass whatever healthcare bill the Senate happens to cough up.
Dozens of anti-choice amendments to health care reform legislation proposed to the Senate HELP committee would actually deny care to women.
When we listen to and synthesize women’s stories, we see that
empowering us to make the best choices for our own lives is the
best foundation for health and well-being.