Fighting Bad Science In The Senate

Fighting Bad Science In The Senate

The Senate hearing for the Women's Health Protection Act shows just how important it is for women's health advocates to push for the facts. The propensity of anti-choice advocates ...

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Todd Akin Is Back, And More Delusional Than Ever

Todd Akin Is Back, And More Delusional Than Ever

Former congressman and horrifically failed Senate candidate Todd Akin is back -- and he's still making life miserable for his fellow Republicans. Akin, whose 2012 bid to unseat Se ...

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Weekend Reader: ‘Good Catholics: The Battle over Abortion in the Catholic Church’

Weekend Reader: ‘Good Catholics: The Battle over Abortion in the Catholic Church’

Today the Weekend Reader brings you Good Catholics: The Battle Over Abortion in the Catholic Church by the former editor of Conscience magazine, Patricia Miller. Good Catholics ex ...

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Missouri Governor Jay Nixon Vetoes ‘Extreme’ Abortion Bill

Missouri Governor Jay Nixon Vetoes ‘Extreme’ Abortion Bill

In a week when the federal government placed even more restrictions on women’s rights, there was a silver lining on the state level: Governor Jay Nixon (D-MO) vetoed an extreme ab ...

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The Supreme Court’s One-Two Punch Against Women’s Health: McCullen And Hobby Lobby

The Supreme Court’s One-Two Punch Against Women’s Health: McCullen And Hobby Lobby

The Court's rulings place more barriers, both physical and financial, between U.S. women and basic health care. In the last week the Supreme Court announced two decisions that cou ...

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McConnell Promises To Fight Abortions If GOP Wins Control Of Senate

McConnell Promises To Fight Abortions If GOP Wins Control Of Senate

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) is hard at work on the Senate’s agenda -- that is, of course, if Republicans take over in November. As Cortney O'Brien reports at the ...

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Last 2 Philadelphia Abortion Clinic Defendants Are Sentenced

Last 2 Philadelphia Abortion Clinic Defendants Are Sentenced

By Joseph A. Slobodzian, The Philadelphia Inquirer PHILADELPHIA -- The last two workers charged in the operation of Kermit Gosnell's West Philadelphia abortion clinic -- both plea ...

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U.S. Top Court Strikes Down Abortion-Clinic Buffer Zone

U.S. Top Court Strikes Down Abortion-Clinic Buffer Zone

Washington (AFP) -- Buffer zones around abortion clinics in the state of Massachusetts were deemed unconstitutional Thursday by the U.S. Supreme Court on grounds that they limit f ...

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Why Are Courts Allowing Redefinitions Of Emergency Contraception?

Why Are Courts Allowing Redefinitions Of Emergency Contraception?

This post is the third in the Roosevelt Institute's National Women's Health Week series, which will address pressing issues affecting the health and economic security of women and ...

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Texas Judge Orders Hospital To Reinstate Two Abortion Doctors

Texas Judge Orders Hospital To Reinstate Two Abortion Doctors

By Chuck Lindell, Austin American-Statesman AUSTIN, Texas — A state judge Thursday ordered a Dallas hospital to temporarily reinstate admitting privileges that had recently been r ...

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