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This Week in Sex: Condoms in Porn, Sex on Vacation, and What Millennials Are Doing in Bed

This week, a survey gives us insight into the sex lives of millennials, a study finds women engage in riskier sex on vacation, and advocates try another tactic for mandating condoms in porn. Image: Shutterstock The post This Week in Sex: Condoms in Porn, Sex on Vacation, and What Millennials Are Doing in Bed appeared first on RH Reality Check.

Senate Will Vote Monday on Defunding Planned Parenthood

The bill says it will divert Planned Parenthood's funding to other providers of women's health care, but critics say that simply wouldn't work. Image: Shutterstock The post Senate Will Vote Monday on Defunding Planned Parenthood appeared first on RH Reality Check.

The Largely Forgotten History of Abortion Billboard Advertising—and What Pro-Choice Advocates Can Learn From It

Ideological warfare about abortion via advertising has a long track record, though it’s a past largely forgotten in history’s fog and the present’s relentless attacks on abortion rights. Today’s reproductive rights and justice advocates...Show More Summary

Center for Medical Progress Releases Fourth Video Attacking Planned Parenthood’s Fetal Tissue Donation Program

The organization claims the deceptively edited footage shows Dr. Savita Ginde, vice president and medical director of Planned Parenthood of the Rocky Mountains, negotiating the sale of fetal tissue. Image: Shutterstock The post Center for Medical Progress Releases Fourth Video Attacking Planned Parenthood’s Fetal Tissue Donation Program appeared first on RH Reality Check.

Angel Dillard to Stand Trial for Threatening Abortion Provider

A decision Tuesday by a federal appeals court sends the case against Angel Dillard back for a trial. Image: Shutterstock The post Angel Dillard to Stand Trial for Threatening Abortion Provider appeared first on RH Reality Check.

Teenager in France in Remission From HIV Infection Without Medication for 12 Years

Researchers from France recently presented the results of a case in which a girl born with HIV who was treated early in life has remained in remission without medication for 12 years. Experts are excited but cautious because similarShow More Summary

‘Farce’ Not Strong Enough Word to Describe Outrageous Planned Parenthood Hearing in Texas Legislature

Texas lawmakers spent four-and-a-half hours “investigating” whether an entity that does not provide the legal service of fetal tissue donation has violated any laws while it doesn’t provide that legal service. Image: Nagel Photography...Show More Summary

Wisconsin Republicans Push to Ban Fetal Tissue Donation, Require Aborted Fetuses Be Buried or Cremated

Reps. André Jacque (R-De Pere) and Joel Kleefisch (R-Oconomowoc) circulated a draft of the bill this week and Assembly Speaker Robin Vos (R-Rochester) promised a floor vote for the bill even though it hasn’t yet been formally introduced. Image:...Show More Summary

Federal Investigation Continues Into Kansas GOP’s Medicaid Privatization Program

The dysfunctional Medicaid privatization program championed by Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback (R) known as KanCare continues to face public scrutiny and federal investigations into claims that patients experienced long waits and subpar care. Image:...Show More Summary

Nationwide, Anti-Choice Ralliers Liken Planned Parenthood to Crack Dealers, Auschwitz

Mary Hallan-FioRito, who sits on Aid for Women’s Board of Directors, suggested during her speech in Chicago, “Let’s take that $500 million [public funds awarded to Planned Parenthood] and put it where American women really want it to...Show More Summary

Lawsuit: Dave & Buster’s Cut Worker Hours to Avoid Providing Health Insurance

A new class action lawsuit accuses the national restaurant chain of cutting employee hours to avoid complying with the Affordable Care Act. Image: Shutterstock The post Lawsuit: Dave & Buster’s Cut Worker Hours to Avoid Providing Health Insurance appeared first on RH Reality Check.

Attorneys: Planned Parenthood Attack Videos Could Threaten Physical Safety of Abortion Providers

In a letter to California Attorney General Kamala Harris, 32 attorneys from across the country asked that her investigation of the anti-choice front group behind the Planned Parenthood attack videos be conducted with the “utmost urgency,”...Show More Summary

Anti-Choice Group Posts Another Deceitful Planned Parenthood Video

A video published Tuesday purported to expose the industry of selling fetal tissue as part of an ongoing campaign against Planned Parenthood by an anti-choice front group. Image: The Center for Medical Progress / YouTube The post Anti-Choice Group Posts Another Deceitful Planned Parenthood Video appeared first on RH Reality Check.

Texas Lawmaker: Fetal Tissue Donations for Research ‘No Different Than What Happened in Nazi Germany’

About 150 people attended the rally, held the day before a Texas senate committee is set to hear testimony concerning fetal tissue collection for medical research at Texas Planned Parenthood affiliates. Image: Andrea Grimes / RH Reality...Show More Summary

Complaint: Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Attended Anti-Choice Rally With Domestic Terrorists

Alabama Supreme Court Justice Roy Moore faces another judicial ethics complaint after appearing to attend an anti-choice rally with convicted domestic terrorists. Image: Top News / YouTube The post Complaint: Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Attended Anti-Choice Rally With Domestic Terrorists appeared first on RH Reality Check.

Busywork to Keep Teens From ‘Getting Busy': High School Students Asked to Sign an Abstinence Contract

One Utah program makes students choose to promise to uphold several flawed statements on abstinence. I would love to believe that the students would be brave enough to challenge what’s written on the page, but just in case, I decided...Show More Summary

Exclusive: The Faces and Fake Names of People Behind Planned Parenthood Attack Videos

Exclusive: The Faces and Fake Names of People Behind Planned Parenthood Attack Videos Group Might Have Committed Identity Theft, Credit Card Fraud, New Evidence Suggests Image: Shutterstock The post Exclusive: The Faces and Fake Names of People Behind Planned Parenthood Attack Videos appeared first on RH Reality Check.

Exclusive: The Faces and Fake Names of People Behind Planned Parenthood Attack Videos

RH Reality Check has identified at least three names that appear to have been used as pseudonyms by Center for Medical Progress operatives. One of these names appears to belong to a childhood acquaintance of the group’s apparent ringleader,...Show More Summary

Religious Right’s Grip on Republican Party Makes Planned Parenthood a Prime Target

As reproductive politics are once again consumed by an attack on Planned Parenthood, it is worth stepping back and asking why this organization is so particularly reviled by the anti-choice movement. Image: Shutterstock The post Religious Right’s Grip on Republican Party Makes Planned Parenthood a Prime Target appeared first on RH Reality Check.

Advocates: Six Years With No Minimum Wage Increase Is Too Long

The federal minimum wage of $7.25 an hour isn’t enough money to keep a single parent working full-time out of poverty, and it's worth less every year due to inflation. Image: Shutterstock The post Advocates: Six Years With No Minimum Wage Increase Is Too Long appeared first on RH Reality Check.

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