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Polifact has just released its "2011 lies of the year" nomination list, and two of the ten nominees are political whoppers told about reproductive health. Both Minnesota Congresswoman Michele... Read Full Post
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Apparently under the mistaken impression that Congress was getting dangerously close to accomplishing a bill that wasn't about abortion, Arizona Rep. Trent Franks has saved the House by introducing a... Read Full Post
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Okay, so I had literally just finished posting my last news story about how teens are behaving responsibly when it comes to contraception and the birth rate is coming down, when a story with this... Read Full Post
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This week, blogs erupted with news that Siri had a "blind spot" when it comes to women's health. Ask Siri, Apple's latest app, a voice-activated personal assistant, where to get an... Read Full Post
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The wave of anti-choice legislation that has passed across the nation over the last several years has been particularly impactful in Kansas, where my organization, Trust Women, is fighting to... Read Full Post
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Would it be wrong of me to start an article with an “I told you so?”  Probably, but I’m going to it anyhow.  In numerous articles, I (and many of my esteemed colleagues) have said that when... Read Full Post
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Description:  Rachel Maddow marks World AIDS Day and notes the optimism for reaching the goal of an AIDS-free generation in the relatively near future. This post was originally published... Read Full Post
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This week, Senators Leahy and Crapo introduced a bill to reauthorize and amend the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA), a federal law first enacted in 1994. This is mostly good news. The VAWA mandates... Read Full Post
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Despite being approved over 15 years ago, the Illinois law requiring a parent of a girl under the age of 18 to be notified prior to her receiving an abortion has never been enforced.  But that... Read Full Post
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In what may be another case "do it yourself" abortion, a New York woman is being charged with "self-abortion" after a fetus was found in a dumpster. Via New York Daily News: Yaribely Almonte, 20,... Read Full Post

 
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