Rep. Sean Duffy “probably agrees” with mandatory transvaginal ultrasound legislation. But he doesn’t really know because, he says, “I haven’t had one.” Well, I have. I’ve had several, in fact. So, Rep. Duffy, pull up a chair and let me explain how a transvaginal ultrasound works, and how it feels.
In the heated debate around trans-vaginal ultrasounds, there is too little focus on what is really wrong with these laws.
The House of Representatives is expected to vote on the reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) today, the final day of Teen Dating Violence Prevention and Awareness Month. So what’s at stake for youth?
Another day, another effort to ban safe abortion care in Texas.
In states like Kansas and Oklahoma the fight for reproductive justice is raging, and making progress.
New York’s city council has a bill that would require paid sick days for more than 1.2 million workers. Research shows it’s an economic no-brainer. But the bill’s been stalled for more than 1,000 days, even as a natural disaster and flu epidemic hit the city.
As of last week, the Philadelphia Board of Health has avowed it will firmly stand behind the right to comprehensive reproductive health and abortion care.
Good news for the women of Arizona; the fight to restore insurance coverage for safe abortion care; North Dakota court approves sex-ed program; and more.
This week nearly 100 domestic workers traveled to Washington, DC to meet with legislators about why immigration reform matters for their lives, and why they ought to be part of the immigration reform agenda.
This year marks the 15th Anniversary of V-day and the 40th Anniversary of Roe V. Wade. So I thought it would be appropriate to draw a connection between the silenced stories of the 1 in 3 women worldwide who have experienced physical and sexual violence and the silenced stories of 1 in 3 women in the United States who will have an abortion in their lifetime.