Missouri Lawmaker Want Restrictions on Vasectomies

Listen to this audio report by Mike Lear, MissouriNet with Rep. Stacey Newman on her vasectomy bill. JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (KMOX)  – In response to previous contraception legislature, female legislators want to limit a man’s access to vasectomies by making it a felony… Continue Reading

Poll: Gender Gap in Attitudes Toward Obama Birth Control Rule

BY BILL LAMBRECHT • St. Louis Post Dispatch WASHINGTON • The controversial government mandate requiring birth control coverage at no cost to women employed by religion-affiliated institutions is winning voters’ support, especially from women.  But opinion is more closely divided on Sen. Roy… Continue Reading

Missouri Women Reps Ignored in Birth Control Debate

MO Representatives speak up after being ignored in the House. Edited from the article from JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (KMOX) – Seven female representatives voiced outrage at being ignored for over 2 hours by Republican House leadership during a House floor discussion on… Continue Reading

39 years of Roe v. Wade: Here’s to many more

I wrote this post as part of NARAL Pro-Choice America’s 2012 “Blog for Choice Day” – click the link for more entries. On Friday I attended the St. Louis Freedom of Choice Council‘s celebration of the 39th anniversary of Roe… Continue Reading