Tag Archives: New York Times

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 […]

The problem with labels

Two weeks ago Ross Douthat wrote a piece about Obama’s approach to the so-called culture wars. Well today, Planned Parenthood of New York City has a letter in the New York Times in response. The best part is where Joan Malin says: When we let politics get in the way of providing the best medical […]

Responding to the “Myth” of Teen Pregnancy

Last week Tara Parker-Pope wrote a piece for the NY Times on how reports of teenage pregnancy have been overblown by the media and over-cautious parents. Planned Parenthood of New York City sent in a letter to the editor that I thought would be interesting to share here: Dear Editor, While Tara Parker-Pope is not […]

Reactions to the NY Times and PPNYC Study

The New York Times has published several letters to the editor in response to last Monday’s article on PPNYC’s report on Dominican Women’s reproductive health. They make for some interesting reading. Among the reactions are those talking about mistrust of the health care system, a reminder that the cost of abortion still makes it unaccessible […]

NYTimes Article on PPNYC Study

A few months back, Planned Parenthood of New York City released a study (pdf) based on several focus groups we’d conducted with Dominican women living in New York City and Santo Domingo (DR). Among some of the key findings were that thanks to alienation from the U.S. healthcare system, women in both NYC and Santo […]