Tag Archives: obama

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, last week.

Here are a few of the news stories we’ve been reading: The NY Times has an not so hot piece on race and abortion. Which Rh Realtiy Check tears apart. As does the Atlantic. The Washington Post had a wonderful profile of Planned Parenthood Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota provider Carol Ball. Planned Parenthood’s PROPER […]

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

Here’s what we’ve been following the past week: PPNYC’s President and CEO Joan Malin had a great piece in the Huffington Post reminding us all that yes, abortion counts as health care. The fantastic magazine New Youth Connections, which is distributed in public schools throughout the city, has a great feature on PPNYC’s “We’re Going […]

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

A few of the articles we were reading last week: PPNYC President and CEO Joan Malin had a great letter to the editor about sex education in the New York Times. Up in Albany, lots of Planned Parenthood pink T-shirts were out in force for President Obama’s visit to Albany in the Albany Times Union. […]

Weekly News

Here’s what you should have read, but might have missed, in the news last week: Family Planning Advocates of New York State and Planned Parenthoods from Buffalo, Albany, Schenectady and Saratoga joined NY assemblyman Sam Hoyt and Lynne Slepian, whose husband, Dr. Barnett Slepian, was shot to death in 1998 in his Amherst home by […]

The most important articles you should have read last week.

Good Morning! In case you missed them, here is a quick roundup of last week’s news: Planned Parenthood’s CEO Joan Malin had a great Letter to the Editor in the New York Times. Planned Parenthood’s Haydee Morales had a column in El Diario about Teen Pregnancy rates in the Latina community. NBC’s Today Show highlights […]

Michelle Obama & Elmo Encourage You to Stay Healthy

Make this your smile of the week. (Via).

Goodbye Abstinence Only Funding!

Just a quick link, but check it out! Obama has effectively removed almost all the national funding for abstinence-only education. Definitely the best way to celebrate national teen pregnancy prevention month that I’ve heard so far.

Cecile Richards Speaks at the WHite House on Health Care

President Obama held a summit at the White House to discuss health care reform, and our own Cecile Richards was there to speak! Watch the video below:

A Picture Says a Thousand Words

Via the great blog Feministe comes the story of the two most important women’s-rights-related bill-signings in the past few years: The Partial Birth Abortion Ban Act of 2003: And the Lily Ledbetter Fair Pay Act of 2009: Thanks Jill.