While everyone has been focused on the hope that gays and lesbians may soon get the rights straight people enjoy, in Florida a court ruled that womb-bearers have some rights too, specifically to decide their own medical treatment when pregnant.
|By: David Dayen Thursday April 29, 2010 8:25 am|
Arizona is a medium-sized state, and they’ll be only the first to pass their own Stupak law. It’s part of the chipping away of abortion access that was an outgrowth of the federal health care debate. Those who didn’t want the health care bill to “become an abortion bill” caused this outcome, and as a result poor women will exist on a different tier than those who can afford to choose when to have a child.
|By: RH Reality Check Saturday March 27, 2010 3:00 pm|
If you are, like me, confused about the answer to this question, please raise your hand….or better yet….ask your Congressperson, Senator and the President: Why is a pedophilia-ridden, pedophilia-hiding, child-abusing Church allowed to write laws controlling women’s rights?
Written by Jodi Jacobson, editor of RHRealityCheck.org – News, commentary and community for reproductive health and justice.
|By: Jon Walker Monday March 22, 2010 6:01 am|
The White House and Democratic leaders have made many promises about health care reform throughout this long and winding process—from guaranteeing affordable, quality care for everyone to pledging tougher regulation of the medical industrial complex that created this broken system in the first place. If the majority party wants to honestly deliver on these promises—not to mention if they want to remain in the majority—then a concerted and immediate effort is required to prove that this week’s legislation is truly the first step toward reform, and not the last.
|By: Jane Hamsher Thursday March 18, 2010 10:30 am|
Anyone who is whipping for this bill is whipping against choice. The end. They own it…and also its impact on the most vulnerable women in our society, who shouldn’t have to sell their reproductive rights off in exchange for health care.