Having spent much of my career reviewing abstinence-only-until-marriage curricula and material, I can promise that just adding a lesson about contraception cannot turn a fear- and shame-based program into anything better.
Slowly but surely pregnant workers are gaining more workplace protections, but Congress still needs to act.
Palin closed CPAC with a speech that demonstrated the right’s women problem: It’s hard to win women when you can’t help insulting them.
Republicans are not waging a war on women “just because” they want to restrict access to abortion and birth control, and focusing on such issues is an “insult” to women, said Carly Fiorina, co-chair of the 2014 Conservative Political Action Conference, in her remarks to the conference on Saturday.
Senior political reporter Andrea Grimes traveled to McAllen’s Whole Woman’s clinic, one of the last abortion clinics in the Rio Grande Valley, for a candlelight vigil marking the closure of a building where Texans have gone for safe, legal abortion care since Roe v. Wade.
Two clinics in underserved areas of Texas—one an abortion provider—closed their doors this week, as the effects of the omnibus anti-abortion access bill passed last summer with the support of conservative lawmakers continue to unfold across the state.
A veto in Arizona may have meant the demise of one attempt to further enshrine discrimination in the name of religious liberty, but the larger threat from the Supreme Court remains.
The settlement is the latest in a string of litigation brought by the Alliance Defending Freedom over displaying graphic anti-abortion imagery on college campuses.
Friday’s ruling leaves in place a new ordinance that creates buffer zones at entrances to health-care facilities in the city while a legal challenge to its constitutionality moves forward.
The massive campaign will take a pro-active approach to campaigning on women’s health issues in several key 2014 midterm races.