We know it’s only February, but things are already heating up as the 2014 election approaches. Politically speaking, it’s a big year and women’s health is on the line. Planned Parenthood advocacy and political organizations across the country will be running our largest campaign ever. In 2011, Pla…Continue Reading
Between the anniversary of Roe v. Wade and states like Missouri exploring mandatory ultrasounds, it’s been a busy week. But even those events couldn’t overshadow the sheer outrageousness (or is it absurdity) of the comments Governor Mike Huckabee made about women. True to form, the former governor…Continue Reading
Yesterday, Mike Huckabee made waves with his comments about women in a speech at the Republican National Committee's winter meeting. Everybody was focusing on "Uncle Sugar" (whoever that is) and "controlling libidos" but there were actually several things that Governor Huckabee said that blew our mi…Continue Reading
The new year has just begun, and for Missouri, that means anti-women’s health politicians have resumed trying to chip away at women’s health and rights. Already, they have introduced fifteen of out-of-touch and extreme bills to restrict access to safe, legal abortion, including: Legislation that…Continue Reading
As a current undergraduate, I can’t remember a time that access to safe and legal abortion was not the law of the land. Don’t be fooled – I don’t take this right for granted. Our grandmothers, our mothers, our communities fought for this right so that I would be able to make my own decisions about m…Continue Reading
Not only are these attacks wrong, but they are vastly unpopular across the political spectrum. A 2013 nationwide poll showed that voters think these are the wrong issues for Congress to focus on — Republicans (62 percent), Democrats (78 percent), and Independents (71 percent) — a report out earlier…Continue Reading
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