The year will be remembered not only because 17 states enacted a total of 57 new abortion restrictions, but also because the politics of abortion ensnared family planning programs, providers, and life-saving fetal tissue research.
2015 proved conservatives just won’t quit with their attempts to undo the birth control benefit in the Affordable Care Act.
Nurx, a newly launched web-based app, seeks to help eliminate barriers to contraception by “putting you in control of your own health.”
In a year cram-packed with attacks on reproductive rights, a few pieces of legislation stood apart from the pack in their efforts to expand—not restrict—health-care services.
The reproductive health-care provider used those funds for programs like after-school programming for young people as well as sexually transmitted infection testing throughout the state.
We have the tools to work against sexually transmitted infections, harmful “conversion therapy” for LGBTQ teens, and sexual assault on college campuses. Now, we just have to use them.
The next year promises to be an eventful one on the legal front—though we feel like we say that every December.
The proposed constitutional amendment would “extend constitutional protections of due process and equal protection to all fertilized human eggs.”
Reproductive rights advocates filed a brief last week telling the Roberts Court to turn away a request to reinstate an Arkansas law that bans abortions at 12 weeks’ gestation.
This week is all about condoms: Chicago launches a new condom promotion campaign, Australian researchers test a new condom material, kids take a potentially dangerous condom challenge, and Star Wars condoms cover your “lightsaber.”