All Blogs / Society & Culture / Issues & Causes / Pro Choice / New


Anti-Choice Lawmakers Use Planned Parenthood Attack Videos to Target Fetal Tissue Research

Institutions that use fetal tissue for scientific research have found over the past month that they are vulnerable targets of anti-choice legislation pushed in legislatures across the country. Image: Shutterstock The post Anti-Choice Lawmakers Use Planned Parenthood Attack Videos to Target Fetal Tissue Research appeared first on RH Reality Check.

Attacks on Planned Parenthood Could Create Dicey Situation for Colorado’s GOP Candidates

Colorado Republicans will at best see a neutral response by general-election voters and at worst face a serious backlash in next year’s election as a result of their continued attacks on Planned Parenthood, political analysts say. Image:...Show More Summary

Obama Administration Proposes Rule Against Sex, Gender Identity Discrimination in Health Care

If the new rule is finalized, it could be one of the biggest wins for transgender people during this administration. Image: Shutterstock The post Obama Administration Proposes Rule Against Sex, Gender Identity Discrimination in Health Care appeared first on RH Reality Check.

Florida Officials Changed Press Releases That Cleared Planned Parenthood of Wrongdoing

Emails from Gov. Rick Scott’s communications director reportedly show that officials deleted any mention that no evidence was found of Planned Parenthood's alleged mishandling of fetal remains. Image: Gage Skidmore / Flickr The post Florida Officials Changed Press Releases That Cleared Planned Parenthood of Wrongdoing appeared first on RH Reality Check.

Anti-Marriage Equality Clerk Kim Davis Taken Into Custody

The contempt order comes on the heels of Davis’ continued refusal to comply with a district court order blocking her from implementing her “no marriage licenses” policy. Image: wochit News / YouTube The post Anti-Marriage Equality Clerk Kim Davis Taken Into Custody appeared first on RH Reality Check.

Will Roberts Court Take Up Case Against Nation’s Most Radical Anti-Choice Law?

Almost three years after the passage and implementation of HB 2 the Roberts Court could finally weigh in on its constitutionality. Image: Shutterstock The post Will Roberts Court Take Up Case Against Nation’s Most Radical Anti-Choice Law? appeared first on RH Reality Check.

Family Planning, Sex Education Resources Empower Marginalized Groups—So What Gives?

If we truly want to improve pregnancy rates and health outcomes of low-income women and women of color, we need to provide both family planning resources and comprehensive sexual health education in communities and to stop the criminalization...Show More Summary

Judge Won’t Dismiss Charges Against Baltimore Police in Death of Freddie Gray

Judge Barry Williams on Wednesday refused to dismiss charges against six Baltimore police officers in the arrest and death of Freddie Gray, a 25-year old Black man who suffered a severe spinal cord injury and died while in police custody. Image:...Show More Summary

Memo to Pope Francis: Women Who Have ‘Resorted’ to Abortion Don’t Need Forgiveness

The Pope has made it easier for women to get forgiveness for abortions. But it's he who should be asking forgiveness, for implying that women who get abortions don't know what they are doing or why. Image: giulio napolitano / Shutterstock.com The post Memo to Pope Francis: Women Who Have ‘Resorted’ to Abortion Don’t Need Forgiveness appeared first on RH Reality Check.

We Trust Black Women to Stand Up, Speak Out, and Lead

SisterSong and our partners and allies are committed to trusting Black women, telling the truth about our lives, and demanding that decision makers either stand with us or get out of the way. Image: Shutterstock The post We Trust Black Women to Stand Up, Speak Out, and Lead appeared first on RH Reality Check.

McConnell: Defunding Planned Parenthood Isn’t Going to Happen

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell admitted the obvious: The Senate doesn't have the votes to defund Planned Parenthood, and even if it did, President Obama would never sign off on it. Image: Wall Street Journal / YouTube The post McConnell: Defunding Planned Parenthood Isn’t Going to Happen appeared first on RH Reality Check.

Planned Parenthood Attack Videos Continue With Secret Recordings

The latest footage appears to be recorded at an industry trade show, during which an anti-choice operative portrays himself as a graduate student looking to conduct fetal tissue research. Image: Shutterstock The post Planned Parenthood Attack Videos Continue With Secret Recordings appeared first on RH Reality Check.

It’s Pope Francis Who Should Apologize on Abortion

With his latest comments, Pope Francis has built a shiny new smokescreen to distract from the grave and immoral harms caused by the Vatican's opposition to abortion and women's equality. Image: giulio napolitano / Shutterstock.com The post It’s Pope Francis Who Should Apologize on Abortion appeared first on RH Reality Check.

Lawsuit Seeks to Keep Open Abortion Clinics in Ohio

A federal lawsuit filed Tuesday accuses the Kasich administration of a "deliberate strategy" to close clinics in the state. Image: New Day for America / YouTube The post Lawsuit Seeks to Keep Open Abortion Clinics in Ohio appeared first on RH Reality Check.

Congresswoman: Release Unedited Planned Parenthood Attack Videos to House Committee

Rep. Diana DeGette is calling on her colleague Tim Murphy, chair of a House committee that will investigate Planned Parenthood, to make sure his colleagues get the full story from the anti-choice tapes. Image: RepDianaDeGette / YouTube The post Congresswoman: Release Unedited Planned Parenthood Attack Videos to House Committee appeared first on RH Reality Check.

Kentucky Clerk Kim Davis Defies Court Order on Same-Sex Marriage

In a one-sentence order issued Monday, the United States Supreme Court ruled against Kentucky clerk Kim Davis, who had sought relief from the high court to protect her from having to issue marriage licenses in Rowan County. Image: USA Today / YouTube The post Kentucky Clerk Kim Davis Defies Court Order on Same-Sex Marriage appeared first on RH Reality Check.

Federal Court: Employers Can Raise Moral Objections to Contraception

The decision from a Bush-appointed federal court judge greatly expands the basis for employers to object to complying with the Affordable Care Act's birth control benefit. Image: Shutterstock The post Federal Court: Employers Can Raise Moral Objections to Contraception appeared first on RH Reality Check.

How a Tradition That Says ‘Thou Shalt Not Lie’ Justifies Deception

From abortion clinics being required to give medically inaccurate information to poorly conducted studies on the efficacy of same-sex parenting, conservative evangelicals seem to have no problem bending the truth to push a right-wing,...Show More Summary

House Likely To Vote After Labor Day to Defund Planned Parenthood

It’s not clear which proposal will be voted on, but the GOP-led House is likely to vote to defund Planned Parenthood shortly after the August recess. Image: Shutterstock The post House Likely To Vote After Labor Day to Defund Planned Parenthood appeared first on RH Reality Check.

Nebraska Republican Wants to Ban Second-Trimester Abortion Procedure

A Nebraska GOP lawmaker is planning to introduce a bill that would criminalize a common medical procedure used after a miscarriage and during second-trimester abortions. Image: Nebraska Family Alliance / YouTube The post Nebraska Republican Wants to Ban Second-Trimester Abortion Procedure appeared first on RH Reality Check.

Copyright © 2015 Regator, LLC