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Who Is Bart Stupak? by Amie Newman Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health Today, Representative Bart Stupak’s (D-MI) name has become synonymous with the relentless efforts to include abortion restrictions in healthcare reform. However, before ... Read on »
Push, Push, Push - Certified Professional Midwifery In Health Care Reform by Amie Newman Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health From The Big Push for Midwives Campaign comes a huge plea: We are down to the wire days left before the final deadline for including Certified Professional Midwives in ... Read on »
Roundup: National Day of Action for Women's Healthcare Reform, Anti-Abortion Dems Stall Reform? by Amie Newman Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health I Am Not A Pre-Existing Condition Today a broad coalition of progressive organizations are unifying to address the inequities in health insurance, through health care ref ... Read on »
Planned Parenthood Director's Holes in Story Revealed In Recent Radio Interview by Amie Newman Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health Updated as of 6:15pm EST, 11/3/09 Last week, Abby Johnson, the director of a Texas Planned Parenthood health center that provides abortions, among its other services incl ... Read on »
Richard Schroeder, Former Security Guard For Dr. Tiller, Found Dead by Amie Newman Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health From The Wichita Eagle today: Authorities today are investigating the "very suspicious" death of a Newton man identified by sources as Richard Schroeder, a retired for ... Read on »
What's The Truth About Abortion and 'Unresolved Issues' In House Health Reform Legislation? by Amie Newman Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health Is anyone else as confused and irritated as I am about the obfuscation of the facts regarding abortion care coverage in health care reform legislation? According to CQ Po ... Read on »
Roundup: Is Abortion a Deal Breaker?, Righting the Discriminatory Wrongs in Health Care Reform,... by Amie Newman Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health Is Abortion Access A Deal-Breaker In Health Care Reform Efforts? In The Hill's Congress Blog yesterday the question, "Could abortion be a deal-breaker in health care refo ... Read on »
Uprising Radio Asks Wendy Norris: Where's the Meat of the Media Discussion on Shriver Report? by Amie Newman Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health In case you missed Wendy Norris' excellent analysis of The Shriver Report: A Woman's Nation Changes Everything, on RH Reality Check, Media Ignores Women's Health Disparities ... Read on »
Roundup: Health Care Reform a "No-Brainer", Re-thinking Mammograms? by Amie Newman Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health If You're A Woman, Healthcare Reform Should Be a "No-Brainer" It's what Deborah Kotz at US News & World Report has to say today, in a thorough and uplifting post today ab ... Read on »
"The Final Solution"? Gay Ugandans Could Face Death Penalty Under New Law by Amie Newman Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health In Uganda, the blogger known as the GayUgandan is calling it "the final solution." Though homosexual acts are already illegal in that country, a new bill would penalize h ... Read on »
The Democrats' Missing Message For Women and Health Reform by Amie Newman Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health Health care reform measures currently making their way through Congress would radically alter health care coverage for women in this country, for the better - and American w ... Read on »
I Am Not A Pre-Existing Condition by Amie Newman Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health Is the fact that women experience discrimination in regards to health insurance coverage even debatable at this point? It is critical that health reform discussions address ... Read on »
Here's A Yummy Marshmallow - Don't Eat It Until You're Married by Amie Newman Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health The League of Young Voters is on a quest to educate people about abstinence-only programs and health care reform. And it's hilarious. What's not funny? A provision to res ... Read on »
Roundup: Birth Control Makes You Ugly and Less Able to Mate with Orlando Bloom by Amie Newman Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health Birth Control Pill Makes You Ugly And Less Able To Mate With Orlando Bloom A study in this month's issue of the journal Trends in Ecology and Evolution on birth control p ... Read on »
Democrats To Fight Defining Domestic Violence as 'Pre-Existing Condition' by Amie Newman Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health House Democrats, yesterday, vowed to ban insurance companies from using  "domestic violence" as a pre-existing condition, barring coverage for battered women. It's a desp ... Read on »
Historic Pledge Against Female Genital Cutting in Somalia by Amie Newman Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health In the Northeast zone of Somalia where female genital cutting (FGC) is almost a universal practice, a public pledge to abandon FGC is making history . According to Tostan ... Read on »
Catholic Voters Disagree with US Catholic Bishops on Health Care Reform by Amie Newman Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health Catholics for Choice released the findings of a new poll today with some unexpected results. According to the press release,  " Catholics support both a public optio ... Read on »
Roundup: Public Option is Alive, National Sex-Ed Week of Action, Is Yaz Safe? by Amie Newman Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health The Trains Keep On Rollin' On Health Care Reform... The Wonk Room reports that,  The White House is considering improving the affordability of health care reform by ... Read on »
Sen Kyl: "I Don't Need Maternity Care Coverage...", Sen. Stabenow: "But Your Mother Did" by Amie Newman Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health Ah, a lovely moment as the Senate subcommittee on Finance debates an amendment that would allow the federal government to define what kinds of health care services are inclu ... Read on »
Failing African American Mothers and Babies by Amie Newman Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health Rachel at Our Bodies, Our Blog called my attention to a fascinating article on a woefully underreported topic, in Womens eNews this month - Black infant and maternal mortali ... Read on »