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2014-07-14 12:27:30

33 States Have Enacted Laws that Mandate How Doctors Practice Medicine and Interfere with Relationship Between Women and Their Health Care Providers WASHINGTON, July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- At a time when there is a national consensus that quality health care should be evidence-based and patient-centered, that we should eliminate unnecessary medical tests and focus tightly on improving health outcomes, lawmakers in a majority of states have enacted laws that put ideology...

2014-06-10 12:27:51

SANTA MONICA, Calif., June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- America's largest provider of free pro and con research on controversial issues, ProCon.org (online at www.procon.org), has expanded and updated its information on the controversial health topics of abortion, obesity, and prescription drug advertising to consumers. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130208/MM57290LOGO These three health topics explore the core questions: "Should abortion be legal?," "Is obesity a...

2014-06-03 23:05:20

Researchers find that lawmakers rely on flawed racial assumptions to further abortion restrictions. New York, NY (PRWEB) June 03, 2014 The International Human Rights Clinic at the University of Chicago Law School, the National Asian Pacific American Women's Forum (NAPAWF), and Advancing New Standards in Reproductive Health at the University of California, San Francisco, released a groundbreaking report on sex-selective abortion laws and policies in the United States today. Legislation...

2014-05-30 16:24:39

WICHITA, Kan., May 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As we look back on the last five years, we are once again struck by Dr. George Tiller's deep commitment to serving women. We will never truly understand Dr. Tiller's impact, but we can look at the thousands of women who he helped as a small measure of his lasting legacy. "South Wind Women's Center is honored to be caring for women in the same community where Dr. Tiller practiced for decades," stated Julie Burkhart, CEO and...

2014-05-29 20:23:03

WASHINGTON, May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Nearly 70 leaders of U.S. and international organizations committed to human rights and the sexual and reproductive health of women and girls globally sent a letter today to U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry asking him to "accelerate U.S. leadership in ensuring women and girls who are raped have access to post-rape care that is comprehensive and rights-based," calling U.S. leadership for care that includes abortion access...

2014-05-23 16:23:57

WASHINGTON, May 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "The latest Gallup polling on abortion portrays a false dichotomy between 'prochoice' and 'prolife,'" said Jon O'Brien, president of Catholics for Choice. "How people describe their instinctive reaction to the prochoice vs. prolife binary is very different to how they react when they or a loved one is facing an unintended or problem pregnancy. That's the real issue. The figure of interest is the one that shows how many people think...

2014-05-13 16:28:01

WASHINGTON, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Arina Grossu, M.A., director of the Center for Human Dignity at the Family Research Council (FRC), spoke today at a press conference with Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) and Senator Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.), calling on Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) to bring the "Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act" to a vote in the Senate. The bill would prohibit abortion after 20 weeks post-fertilization, since at...

2014-05-06 16:27:02

"In the spirit of the committee's requirements about impartiality of members, Chairman Grossman's and Vice Chairwoman Gaer's hostility toward Catholics and people of faith who are pro-life impugn the reputation and purpose of the committee."- Ashley McGuire, Catholic Voices USA Advisory Board Member- GENEVA, Switzerland, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Catholic Voices USA today charged that UN Committee Against Torture Chair Claudio Grossman and Vice Chair Felice Gaer are...

2014-03-31 12:29:42

DENVER, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following letter is being issued by Personhood USA: National Right to Life, What does it mean to be pro-life? Is it about protecting every innocent human being or about getting good marks on the NRLC scorecard? I was shocked when I read your decision to revoke affiliation with Georgia Right to Life. It reminded me of a moment last summer, when you wrote a letter to Congress, threatening to censure pro-life legislators who voted...

2014-03-27 20:21:54

WASHINGTON, March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Arina Grossu, director of the Center for Human Dignity at the Family Research Council, released the following statement commending the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals for upholding the new Texas law that raises health standards for abortion clinics and restricts abortion in most cases to the first 20 weeks of pregnancy: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080930/FRCLOGO "This ruling is a victory for women's health and human...


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