South Dakota lawmaker Rep. Isaac Latterell (R-Tea) was unable to revive a bill that would have banned a medical procedure that is commonly used for abortion care. Image: South Dakota Public Broadcasting via YouTube The post Anti-Choice Bills Fail to Gain Support in GOP-Dominated South Dakota appeared first on RH Reality Check.
A bill introduced by a South Dakota lawmaker would ban a medical procedure that is commonly used for abortion care, but which is not offered at the state's one abortion clinic. The bill’s vague language and the lawmaker’s heated anti-choice...Show More Summary
The bill targets dilation and evacuation (D and E) procedures, which may be used in a second-trimester abortion. The D and E procedure is often used when it is the safest means of preserving the life, health, and perhaps the fertility...Show More Summary
Wyoming lawmakers in the state senate passed a bill Wednesday that would add sexual orientation and gender identity to the state's non-discrimination employment laws, although religious companies and organizations will still be legally...Show More Summary
Amendment 67 flies in the face of all my Catholic values. By banning birth control, abortion, and in vitro fertilization, this dangerous measure would prevent women from following their consciences when making critical moral decisions. Image: Shutterstock The post A Colorado Catholic Speaks Out Against Amendment 67 appeared first on RH Reality Check.
Conservative commentators are teeing off at an ad campaign depicting a world in which birth control is banned and condoms are in short supply. Image: Truth Revolt/Youtube The post Conservatives Not Amused by NARAL Colorado Condom Shortage Ad appeared first on RH Reality Check.
In announcing his 20-week abortion ban bill, Sen. Lindsay Graham said, "Nothing bad is going to happen." But we know at least one thing will happen! Women will be robbed of the right to make decisions for themselves. Politicians have...Show More Summary
On Friday, President Obama received widespread praise for reaffirming his commitment to ensuring that all women can get contraceptive coverage without a copay Unfortunately, extremists in Congress don't want women to have access to insurance...Show More Summary
Today, NARAL Pro-Choice America held a press webinar with reporters, bloggers, and key supporters to discuss the unprecedented wave of attacks on women's freedom and privacy in Congress and the states. You can listen to it online (MP3...Show More Summary
Last month, while the U.S. House of Representatives debated cutting all funding for Planned Parenthood health centers, anti-choice Rep. Chris Smith of New Jersey launched into a tirade over abortion. Rep. Jackie Speier of California stood up to his anti-choice distortions by sharing her own, deeply personal story. Show More Summary
Vision, power, timing and movement are among eight lessons of leadership from Margaret Sanger's life and work.
Laurie Rubiner, Vice President of Public Policy at Planned Parenthood, spoke with WNYC's Brian Lehrer about the Stupak-Pitts amendment on Monday morning.
Listen to RH Reality Check's Wendy Norris on KPTK's Uprising Radio this morning as she delves into why the media has almost completely ignored women's distressing health care disparities when discussing The Shriver Report: A Woman's Nation Changes Everything.
RH Reality Check hosted a media conference call with experts and advocates speaking about the deception and misinformation spread by crisis pregnancy centers, a timely issue as Congress considers whether to continue federal funding. Listen to it here!
Deborah Kotz of US News & World Report tells a radio interviewer why the latest HHS rules "leave women in the dark."
It's the end of year wrap-up! Ten major stories in sexual and reproductive health, and good news may actually outweigh the bad. Subscribe to RealityCast: RealityCast iTunes subscription RealityCast RSS feed Links in this episode: