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BY STEPH HEROLD, OPINION CONTRIBUTOR Last week, behind closed doors, President Trump signed a bill gutting family planning protections for over 4 million Americans. This bill overturns an Obama-era regulation that prevented states from discriminating against healthcare providers like Planned Parenthood that provide pregnancy care, breast and cervical cancer screenings, and contraception in addition to […]
The president and the GOP are marketing an assault on women as noble. By Megan Carpentier President Donald Trump did not, in fact, sign legislation to defund Planned Parenthood on Thursday, despite whatever headlines you might read. (If this were a Tweet of his, this would be the juncture at which he or his staff […]
By Christine Grimaldi LGBTQ people and those with low incomes, especially women of color, rely on Obamacare’s birth control benefit and other preventive services, but advocates say the Trump administration is targeting their ability to access health care, even if Republicans can’t repeal the law entirely. Read more.
By Annie Milbourn Tables in front of Gorgas Library were set up Tuesday afternoon with information about the process of abortion. Since the U.S. Supreme Court’s deicison in Roe v. Wade, abortion has been amongst the most hot button issues in American politics. The idea of legal access to abortion is abhorrent to some, but others […]
Deep South abortion provider on why he “decided to exercise Christian compassion not by proxy, but with my own capable hands” Those who believe in widespread access to abortion and contraception have for far too long ceded the moral high ground to anti-choicers, argues Deep South abortion provider Dr. Willie Parker in his new memoir, […]