It's a fact that moms have favorites, like the son who became a dentist in St. Paul and visits every year for Thanksgiving, or the daughter who makes a lot of money as a bank president and can provide ritzy cruise ship vacations. These are some of the filial qualities that speak to a mother's soul. It shouldn't come…
Dr. Willie J. Parker has been an outspoken advocate for access to abortion services and is also an abortion provider himself in Washington, DC. In fact, he's one of the few doctors in the country who will perform late-term abortions. He is also one of many people who is opposed to Congress's awful plan to ban…
Where is the physician outrage? Right. Here. I'm speaking, of course, about the required-transvaginal-ultrasound thing that seems to be the flavor-of-the-month in politics. I do not care what your personal politics are. I think we can all agree that my right to swing my fist ends where your face begins.
Politics can make for strange bedfellows. Over the last two days, progressives have joined conservatives in their calls to delay or kill the health care reform bill, but party icons like Bill Clinton are advocating to stay the course.
Family planning services are having a rough time during the recession. With more and more women seeking services, and fewer women able to shoulder the cost of contraceptives, clinics and organizations are finding themselves devastatingly short on funds.
It's been ten days since the announcement of the Stupak-Pitts amendment, and health care reform hasn't been the same. News bites, including the Massachusetts senate race, circumventing a filibuster, and how the Wall Street Journal got it wrong after the jump.
The Associated Press is now reporting that the White House is considering dropping the "public option" from the Obama administration's health care plan, with Secretary Kathleen Sebelius noting that the public option is "not the essential element" of the reform.