|Filed Under:||Issues & Causes / Pro Choice|
|Posts on Regator:||2543|
|Posts / Week:||8.4|
|Archived Since:||November 10, 2008|
Wisconsin governor Jim Doyle signed the Healthy Youth Act into law, mandating that all sex ed classes be medically-accurate, evidence-based and age-appropriate.
Maryland's Attorney General says the state’s marriage law allows Maryland to recognize same-sex marriages performed in other states, even though such marriages cannot now be legally performed in Maryland. A far right conservative has called for his impeachment.
A year-long investigation by the Center for Public Integrity finds that perpetrators of rape and sexual assault on U.S. campuses often go unpunished, while victims lives may be "turned upside down." Neither campuses nor the federal government are fulfilling their responsibilities.
Virginia’s Republican governor Bob McDonnell recently removed sexual orientation as a class protected from employment discrimination and wants to eliminate funding for Planned Parenthood. Blue Dog Democrats are partly to blame....
Tiger Woods does not owe me an apology. He cheated on his wife, not me. I fail to see how he has wronged me. Politicians involved in sex scandals are a different story.
With it's cries of eugenics and racism in reproductive health services, the anti-choice movement uses false concern in a classic effort to divide-and-conquer. Reproductive justice advocates say thanks but no thanks...we've got it covered.
Trying to "fix" his comments that abortion leads to birth defects by justifying them with faulty "evidence," Virginia Delegate Bob Marshall is digging an ever-larger political hole.
New reports of advertising by Focus on the Family during the NCAA basketball tournaments in March on CBS raise troubling questions about involvement by both the collegiate sports association and the network's support for a right-wing extremist group.
Surrogacy is a complicated subject, to say the least. It involves many of the issues central to reproductive justice—bodily autonomy, a woman’s right to abortion, definitions of parenthood, and custody of children. It’s also an option increasingly relied upon by gay couples—usually gay men—to create families. Show More Summary
Much like a hydra that grows back two heads for every one removed, Oklahoma begins pushing a spate of anti-abortion laws to replace the ones ruled unconstitutional.
Women's groups in Nicaragua and the international organizations working with them are calling on the international community to take action on the case of Amelia (an alias, also sometimes spelled Amalia), the pregnant Nicaraguan woman now being denied a therapeutic abortion and effective cancer treatment to save her life.
An amendment to strip taxpayer funding for abortions nearly passes in Minnesota, even though the fund in question doesn't pay for abortions at all.
On Ash Wednesday, anti-choicers kicked off the “40 Days for Life” protests, so believers can avoid focusing either on their own sin and or their own mortality by demanding others give life against their will.
Kenya is poised to revise its constitution with a ban on abortion and language redefining life beginning at conception. Only three other countries have such constitutional prohibitions.
Virginia Delegate Bob Marshall, trying to end all state funding of Planned Parenthood, offers a Biblical explanation for why children are born handicapped: God is punishing women for their sins.
Midwives in Wyoming may no longer be considered criminals if a new bill to establish a Board of Midwifery in the state passes.
A coalition of groups in Nicaragua has formally requested a decision by the Inter-American Commission of Human Rights demanding the Nicaraguan government take urgent precautionary measures to protect the life of Amelia, a 27-year-old Nicaraguan woman with metastatic cancer refused a therapeutic abortion under the country's draconian law.
Multipurpose prevention technologies were the focus of Advancing Prevention Technologies for Sexual and Reproductive Health, an international symposium held in Berkeley, CA, in March 2009. For 2 days, more than 150 participants fromShow More Summary
It's a race to see who can get in front of the Supreme Court first. Plus, parallel realities in the mini roundup.
CQ Politics has moved its rating of ultra-conservative U.S. Senator Sam Brownback (R-KS), the leading contender to date, from Safe Republican to Likely Republican in response to the entry of a strong Democratic candidate.