Several Republican members of Congress admitted Thursday that there’s either no evidence Planned Parenthood broke the law, or that the point of the congressional investigation is really to debate the morality of abortion. Image: RepTrentFranks / YouTube The post GOP Congressmen Admit: No Evidence Planned Parenthood Broke the Law appeared first on RH Reality Check.
It's time to rethink the fundamental idea that states do not have the power to ban abortions prior to viability, the State of Arkansas argues. Image: Shutterstock The post Arkansas Urges Roberts Court to Rethink ‘Roe’ appeared first on RH Reality Check.
The new law spells out what young people across the state must learn and includes information about “sexual harassment, sexual assault, adolescent relationship abuse, intimate partner violence, and sex trafficking.” Image: Shutterstock The post California Schools Required to Teach Comprehensive Sex Ed in 2016 appeared first on RH Reality Check.
Chicago-based GOP operative Steven Baer has one apparent goal: to end legal abortion in this country forever. To do that, he is unafraid to use his email account, rumors, and his electronic Rolodex to destroy the careers of anyone he...Show More Summary
Ben Carson said that the private sector needs to come to the rescue of the undereducated women who have unplanned pregnancies, and John Kasich treated young women’s interest in politics like a joke. Image: CNN / YouTube The post Campaign Week in Review: ‘Ben Carson Said WHAT?’ Edition appeared first on RH Reality Check.
Republicans, who control the state senate, are poised to push anti-choice legislation. It remains unclear how much success they will have in a divided legislature. Image: The Heritage Foundation / YouTube The post Maine Republicans Will Target Fetal Tissue and Planned Parenthood appeared first on RH Reality Check.
Abstinence is a spiritual practice, and it is a fine one, but all of us do not have to adopt such a practice in order to achieve spiritual enlightenment. Image: Shutterstock The post Shaming Women About Having Sex Doesn’t Stop Us From Having Sex appeared first on RH Reality Check.
The Family Planning Association of Maine (FPAM) asked a judge to overturn a Maine state government order that the organization repay more than $180,000 the government claims it overpaid the nonprofit. Image: Shutterstock The post LePage Administration Goes After Family Planning Group appeared first on RH Reality Check.
The U.S. House voted Wednesday to create a select committee to investigate abortion practices and fetal tissue donation, a move that Democrats say is a politically motivated attack on Planned Parenthood. Image: CNN / YouTube The post House GOP Creates Benghazi-Like Committee to Target Planned Parenthood appeared first on RH Reality Check.
San Francisco's multi-pronged approach to treating and preventing HIV has led to a dramatic change in the epidemic in that city, which was once a hotbed of the national HIV and AIDS epidemic. Image: Shutterstock The post San Francisco’s Approach to HIV Is Working appeared first on RH Reality Check.
The world’s governments looking to build stronger ties with Iran must redouble their efforts to hold Iran’s leaders accountable for advancing women’s issues in the wake of the nuclear deal, not excuse them. Image: PBS NewsHour / YouTube The post Now Is the Time to Push Iran on Women’s Rights appeared first on RH Reality Check.
“We believe that the videos will show how Mr. Daleiden deceptively edited his videotapes to distort the truth, but those tapes are being hidden away,” Rep. Louise Slaughter (D-NY) said on the House floor Wednesday. Image: YouTube The post Dems: GOP Won’t Give Us Full Planned Parenthood Attack Videos appeared first on RH Reality Check.
If the Universal Paid Leave Act of 2015 passes, almost everyone who works in the District of Columbia will qualify for up to 16 weeks of paid family and medical leave. Image: Shutterstock The post D.C. Workers Could Soon Get 16 Weeks of Paid Family and Medical Leave appeared first on RH Reality Check.
An order issued Tuesday directs the Center for Medical Progress defendants to turn over any footage and documents to the National Abortion Federation before disclosing that material to Congress. Image: ABC News / YouTube The post Federal Court: Anti-Choice Leader Must Hand Over Video Footage to National Abortion Federation appeared first on RH Reality Check.
The last thing women need are microaggressions, medically unsound facts, or shame for their health-care decisions. Image: Shutterstock The post New Billboards Bring Messages to Empower and Inspire Black Community appeared first on RH Reality Check.
In a brief submitted to the Roberts Court, the State of Texas could barely be bothered to muster up a defense of some of the most devastating abortion restrictions in the country. Image: Shutterstock The post Texas Attorney General’s Office Shrugs at Impact of HB 2 on Abortion Care appeared first on RH Reality Check.
Ohio legislators unveiled a collection of bills last week that would repeal some of the state’s harshest anti-choice laws, many of which were passed in recent years by Ohio's Republican-dominated state legislature. Image: NBC News / YouTube The post Pro-Choice Ohio Lawmakers Hit Back Against GOP Abortion Restrictions appeared first on RH Reality Check.
Apps to track contraceptive use are plentiful, often free or cheap, user-friendly, and undoubtedly helpful to some individuals. But that doesn’t mean that perfect birth control use is a forgone conclusion for everyone. Image: Shutterstock The post Fancy Birth Control Technology Can’t Solve Everything appeared first on RH Reality Check.
Shackling, which can include placing handcuffs, waist chains, and leg irons on a pregnant woman, has been widely denounced by the medical community. Image: a katz / Shutterstock.com The post Shackling of Pregnant Prisoners Could Soon End in New York appeared first on RH Reality Check.
McCarthyism is defined in the dictionary as the practice of making accusations unsupported by proof or based on slight, doubtful, or irrelevant evidence, and the practice of making unfair allegations or using unfair investigative techniques especially in order to restrict dissent or political criticism. Show More Summary