Bill Restricting Drug-Induced Abortion is Burdensome to Women

ALERT:  HB1274 MAY BE HEARD ON THE HOUSE FLOOR NEXT WEEK By Jeremy Truitt – The Maneater (University of Missouri)  It is difficult not to imagine certain Missouri legislators plotting to take away women’s rights with the latest step dictating… Continue Reading

Sex Equality Laws Inspired by GOP – Women Legislators Fight Back

photo courtesy of Maryville University Rep. Stacey Newman (D-Richmond Heights), House Progressive Caucus chair, introduced HB1853 last week which would restrict access to vasectomies in Missouri. Story Via FOX4 News – Kansas City. By Hannah Levintova – Mother Jones As Republican lawmakers have pushed… Continue Reading

Susan G. Komen’s Act of Cowardice

By Amanda Marcotte  – Slate.com  |  Posted Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2012, at 6:24 PM ET In a shocking move Tuesday afternoon, Susan G. Komen for the Cure, the country’s most famous breast cancer charity, pulled its grants for breast-cancer screenings from Planned Parenthood. Komen… Continue Reading

UPDATE – Director Sebelius Says No to Plan B

Once again, young women and their ability to prevent unwanted pregnancies are being used as political footballs. In a statement acknowledging HHS’s rejection, FDA administrator Margaret Hamburg argued that “there is … science-based evidence that Plan B One-Step is safe… Continue Reading