North Carolina’s alarming infant mortality rate is a direct result of uninsured women not having access to quality health care. So why aren’t more advocates of Medicaid expansion talking about it?
The two-week meeting in the Vatican inspired optimism about the Catholic Church’s future teachings, but in the end, it was “much ado about nothing.”
Egg freezing is an individualized, questionably effective technical fix for a fundamentally social problem.
Immigrant rights groups sued the federal government on Tuesday to compel the Obama administration to release documents under the Freedom of Information Act regarding the use of the expedited removal process against families with children.
Anyone who believes that adoption or foster care is a real solution to growing restrictions on reproductive rights is kidding themselves.
The media’s bad job of reporting on teenage pregnancy and parenting has real-life consequences and effects on teenage families, including depression and generational poverty. By removing these stereotypes, and changing to more positive story lines and outcomes, people in the media can make it easier on teens to create thriving families.
“The fetus basically gets two lawyers to try and stop the minor from getting an abortion in a way that no other state’s law comes close to doing,” said Andrew Beck, one of the ACLU attorneys challenging the Alabama law on behalf of a Montgomery abortion clinic, arguing it is unconstitutional.
This week, new estimates suggest almost two million cases of chlamydia, there’s more evidence that HIV therapy cannot eradicate the virus in babies, and a study finds that less pubic hair may mean fewer pubic lice—though they won’t be extinct any time soon.
In order to guide our activist priorities, we must envision what our long-term goal of a world without abortion stigma would ultimately look like.
On Thursday, the Senate rejected a last-minute Republican effort led by Sens. Jeff Sessions (R-AL) and Ted Cruz (R-TX) to scuttle President Obama’s current and future efforts at immigration reform.