Undoubtedly you heard about Akin’s wildly ignorant comments suggesting that women who are victims of “legitimate rape” probably won’t become pregnant. The GOP is calling for him to pull out of the race. President Obama condemned the comments. And now abortion and women’s right to reproductive healthcare is back in the spotlight.
Here is more evidence that making contraception more accessible could ultimately reduce the abortion rate.
It looks like the GOP is going to incorporate strict anti-abortion policies as part of their platform.
Gloria Steinem argues that the Democratic National Convention ought to be more accommodating to mothers.
Some politicians and lawmakers need a guide on how to address “women’s issues.”