Category Archives: News

What you should have read, but might have missed, last week.

Here are a few of the stories we’ve been paying attention to: Planned Parenthood of Upper Hudson wrote about how abortion rights are at risk, even in NY. The NY Daily News publishes a report saying pregnancy has greater mental health risks associated with it than abortion does. Lisa Belkin also picks it up. After […]

What you should have read, but might have missed, last week.

Here are a few of the stories we’ve been paying attention to: PPNYC has a joint op-ed in El Diario on the importance of upcoming CPC legislation. RH Reality Check published a fantastic piece by Dr. Maureen Paul on the anniversary of Roe v. Wade. And check out the whole RH Reality Check series on […]

What you should have read, but might have missed, last week.

Here are a few of the stories we’ve been paying attention to: PPNYC had a letter to the editor in the Staten Island Advance, responding to a negative piece on the Crisis Pregnancy Legislation. PPNYC also had a letter to the editor in the NY Daily News, responding to a negative piece about abortion rates. […]

What you should have read, but might have missed, this week.

Here’s what we’ve been reading: As many of you know, Democratic Representative Gabrielle Giffords, from Tuscon, was shot on Saturday. She is pro-choice, but in many ways, a middle-of-the-road Democrat. Here’s a 2009 piece she wrote in support of women’s health. As a result, Republicans have decided to delay voting to repeal health care reform. […]

Responding to the Archbishop of New York

  You may or may not have heard, but the Archbishop of New York held a press conference today on our rates of abortion (which have been available for a while, via the NYC DOH). We’ve issued a press statement, which you can find below. Or just catch us talking about it on the news […]

Post-holiday news roundup.

Happy 2011! Hopefully you had fantastic holidays away from the computer. And with that in mind, here are a few of the important reproductive rights headlines you might have missed: A new study has come out, showing the birthrate amongst teens is declining. Hitting a record low. Which, it looks like, might be tied to […]

What you should have read, but might have missed, last week.

Here are a few of the stories we’ve been paying attention to: PPFA came out with a new widget to help you figure out: “Am I Pregnant?” Don’t Ask Don’t Tell has officially been repealed NY Times covers the lawsuits challenging health care reform As does Politico More on the Supreme court and health care […]

Exciting News About our HIV Outreach

New York City’s AIDS case rate is three times that of the national average. HIV is the third leading cause of death for New York City residents aged 35 to 54. One in five Americans living with HIV today doesn’t even realize it. As you well know, HIV/AIDS education, testing, and outreach are a big […]

What you should have read, but might have missed, last week.

Here are a few of the stories we’ve been paying attention to this past week: Sadly, New Jersey is planning on introducing anti-choice license plates. As you’ve heard by now, Elizabeth Edwards has passed away: Republicans have named the leaders of the House committees. And it looks like the anti-choice representative Joe Pitts will be […]

What you should have read, but might have missed, last week.

Here are a few of the stories we were paying attention to last week: December 1 was World AIDS Day, and PPNYC provided free testing in Washington Square park. Foster Kamer over at the Village Voice wrote about it. Voice of America did a story on our testing on World AIDS Day. Univision Channel 41 […]