Tag Archives: health care

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 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’ve been paying attention to this past week: PPNYC has a new “Just Facts” piece up at RH Reality Check talking about emergency contraception The NY Post printed a letter to the editor we sent in calling for the end of stigmatization of abortion. Which RH Reality Check […]

Quick Hit: End Stigmatization of Abortion

Last week we told you about how the NY Post had printed an opinion piece calling FOR the stigmatization of abortion. We sent in a letter in response, and called on you all to send in your comments and letters as well. Well the NY Post printed our letter! The columnist also responded to the […]

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

Here are a few of the stories we’ve been paying attention to: Did you hear? There were elections! In NY a number of statewide pro-choice candidates won, although control of the State Senate is still up in the air. We’re especially excited because PPNYC Action Fund endorsed candidate Tony Avella defeated the entrenched anti-choice candidate […]

What you should have read, but might have missed, last week: ELECTION EDITION

Happy election day eve everyone! Don’t forget to vote tomorrow – make sure you know your polling place, know how to vote, and have read the PPNYC Action Fund’s voter guide. Here are a few of the news stories we’ve been paying attention to: NY Times does a big feature on pregnancy counseling, and details […]

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

Here are a few of the news stories we’ve been paying attention to this week: Fantastic piece in the Staten Island Advance about Planned Parenthood of New York City beginning to offer services there. NY1 also covered the expansion. Feministing did a trivia giveaway for the National Sex Ed Week of Action. As did Feministe. […]

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: The PPNYC Action Fund endorsedMike DiSanto for NY State Sentate. Which the NY State Dems blog picked up. And the Queens Gazette covered our Action Fund’s endorsement of Tony Avella. And our Action Fund’s prioritization of the Avella race was […]

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

Here’s what we’ve been paying attention to: The Obama administration issued a ban on insurance coverage for abortion for women in high-risk insurance pools. NPR covered it. As did Politico. And the AP called it a “win” for “abortion foes”. The New York Times Magazine ran a huge feature on the “New Abortion Providers,” featuring […]

What you should have read, but might have missed.

Here’s what we’ve been paying attention to in the past week: Obama is focusing more money on proven sex ed programs The NY Times ran a big piece about State efforts to restrict abortion Time Magazine covered this issue too. On the plus side, South Carolina nixed abortion restrictions in favor of passing their budget. […]