The move is a welcome step toward protecting women in the states in which clinics of criminal abortion provider Steven Brigham have operated, but the question remains as to why it took regulators so long to act.
Women in West Virginia are speaking up against Dr. Byron C. Calhoun, the prominent anti-choice OB-GYN who holds senior positions in West Virginia’s public health care and education institutions.
Rather than making abortion safer, Texas’ omnibus abortion law may actually compromise the health of women in the state if the Fifth Circuit’s ruling earlier this month goes into effect.
For years, medication abortion ranked far behind surgical abortion in popularity. But now that may be changing, as women increasingly see the pill—legal or not—as a way to get around draconian abortion restrictions.
The impact on the nearly 4.6 million people who depend on Title X for their health-care needs would be “devastating.”
The lack of LGBTQ-inclusive, comprehensive, and medically accurate sexual and reproductive health education is a public health concern that many lawmakers, educators, and doctors are letting slip through the cracks.
Now it looks like we can add “phantom fetal skulls” to the list of things Calhoun claims to see despite evidence to the contrary.
When a low-income mother is able to plan her pregnancies, she is much more likely to be able to provide for her baby. When she cannot get an abortion, if that is her choice, she is three times more likely to descend into and remain in poverty.
Dr. Hanson, who died last week at the age of 91, was outspoken and politically involved, unafraid of the prospect that her views might alienate anyone as she fiercely defended abortion rights and supported pro-choice legislators.
Dr. Chastine fights back against anti-choice threats and intimidation by providing the best possible care to her patients, who often travel long distances as additional political and economic hurdles are put in their way.