Reproductive Justice

Brett Kavanaugh and Reproductive Rights

Democrats have called for the postponement of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation hearings. That’s a good thing for reproductive rights advocates, but it’s important to stay informed on the threat posed by the nominee. Kavanaugh still has a good chance of being appointed to our nation’s highest court, and, as there’s no limit on… Continue reading Brett Kavanaugh and Reproductive Rights

Abortion

Crisis Pregnancy Centers

What are Crisis Pregnancy Centers Really? As women’s health providers we know that providing sensitive care and allowing our patients be empowered through making decisions about their health is the hallmark of well-being. Crisis Pregnancy Centers (CPCs) often advertise themselves as being places where women can receive medically accurate options counseling and support when they… Continue reading Crisis Pregnancy Centers

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Abortion

Undocumented Teen Blocked from Abortion Care

Abortion has been legal in the United States since the Supreme Court ruled on Roe v. Wade in 1973. Yet according to recent reports, the federal Department of Health and Human Services has been preventing undocumented women and teenagers from terminating their pregnancies, even in cases of rape and incest. One case in particular has… Continue reading Undocumented Teen Blocked from Abortion Care

Abortion

The Global Gag Rule – 2017 Update

Have you heard of the Global Gag Rule? Aptly named, it’s a piece of legislation that’s been repealed and replaced multiple times under different U.S. presidents. Similar to the current debate over health insurance coverage for birth control, the Global Gag Rule constitutes a decades-old debate between religious conservatives and the rest of the world.… Continue reading The Global Gag Rule – 2017 Update