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Senators Call On Governor To End “War On Women”, Expand HealthCare Access

May 17, 2012


New Jersey 101.5, May 17, 2012 by Stacy Proebstle Marking National Women’s Health Week in New Jersey, Senate Majority Leader Loretta Weinberg and Senator Nia Gill today announced a new effort to expand women’s access to critical health care services in New Jersey. During a press conference attended by health care professionals and women’s health […]

Should Parents Be Able To Sue For ‘Wrongful Birth’?

May 15, 2012


NPR, May 15, 2012 by Kathy Lohr Several states, including Kansas and New Jersey, are debating so-called “wrongful birth” laws that would prevent parents from suing a doctor who fails to warn them about fetal problems. Abortion rights activists say the laws give doctors the right to withhold information so women don’t have abortions. In […]

A State-By-State Guide to 2012’s Anti-Choice Laws (So Far)

May 11, 2012


Jezebel, May 11, 2012 by Erin Gloria Ryan No matter what you call this golden era in American legislating — the War on Women, the Imaginary War on Caterpillars, Tamponaroo — 2012 is, for better or worse, an exciting/harrowing time to have female anatomy, or to be a guy who enjoys having sexual relations with […]

The Government, Your Uterus, and You: New Laws in Arizona, Utah Affect Women’s Health

May 10, 2012


Yahoo! Shine, May 7, 2012 by Lylah M. Alphonse It sounds like something that would expand access to family planning and women’s health services, but the Whole Woman’s Health Funding Priority Act actually ends funding for cancer screenings, birth control, and HIV testing if they’re provided by an organization that also offers abortion services. That […]

Curbing Female Reproductive Rights Raises Taxpayer Costs

April 2, 2012


Bloomburg, April 2, 2012 by Esmé E. Deprez Celeste Warden takes night classes at a local community college as she works toward a bachelor’s degree, and she’s got a job earning $14,000 a year at a local non-profit. She helps care for her elderly parents, owns a white Nissan Versa and has built up $1,000 […]