Tag Archives: women’s health

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

Here are a few of the news stories we’ve been following: Parenting blog Bronx Mama wrote about our We’re Going to the Principal’s Office campaign. The New York Observer covered the PPNYC Action Fund’s event last week. Photos from the event can be found here. The NY Times has a big piece up about those […]

Haiti Update

An update from our post on Haiti yesterday: International Planned Parenthood Western Hemisphere Region is both a provider of and an advocate for sexual and reproductive health and rights. IPPF/WHR is accepting donations for PROFAMIL, a locally based Haitian organization, fully staffed & operated by Haitian nurses, doctors & volunteers. 100% of the donations are […]

What you should have read, but might have missed, over the past few weeks.

Welcome back! Hope you’re well-rested and had a great new year. Here are a few of the important news stories you may have missed over the holidays: The Senate passed a health care reform bill which includes language severely restricting access to abortion. Senator Brownback has an op ed about how the Nelson abortion language […]

What you should have read, but might have missed.

So much went on this past week/end. As we mentioned before, PPNYC will be on WBAI tonight at 6pm and 11pm talking about the Nelson language in Health Care Reform. And, health care reform. Senator Lieberman killed the public option in the Senate version of the health care reform bill. And Senator Nelson introduced language […]

What exactly happened this weekend?

Anyone who was on facebook or twitter this weekend, might have noticed that there were drastic changes introduced into the Senate version of health care reform. For anyone who wasn’t following the latest health care news (New York was battling a blizzard and thwarted travel plans after all) here’s a recap: On Saturday morning, Senator […]

Required Reading

Wow. This weekend was a doozy. Here’s what you should be reading this week: So, unless you’ve been living under a rock, you know that the Stupak-Pitts Amendment, severely restricting abortion coverage in health care, passed a little before midnight on Saturday. Cecile Richards is on Hardball with Chris Mathews TONIGHT to talk about the […]

Have you sent in your photo yet?

Just a reminder to send in a picture of yourself holding up this sign, saying what you want to see included in health care in time for tomorrow’s October 20th National Health Care Day of Action. They go to activists[at]ppnyc[dot]org, and should be sent  in along with this permission form.

What do you want to see in Health Care Reform?

This October 20th is the National Health Care Day of Action, and we’re asking all volunteers and supporters of PPNYC to tell us, and the world, what real health care reform means to them, especially when it comes to women’s health. Take a picture of yourself holding up this sign, saying what you want to […]

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

Here’s what we were paying attention to over the past week: NY Daily News bloggersElizabeth Benjamin, and Brawl for the Hall plugged the PPNYC Action Fund‘s Voter Guide. As did the web site The Awl. Eleanor Clift has a great piece on women’s health and health care reform in Newsweek. Ruth Marcus, from the Washington […]

All About IUDs

Quick Hit — for anyone who hasn’t seen it already, we have a great piece up (not to toot out own horn) on IUDs over at RH Reality Check. It actually had an interesting genesis — there had been a lot of good coverage of IUDs in the press lately, bringing out a lot of […]