Marilyn Singleton: The political nocebo effect is a sister of the age-old propaganda tool of demonizing the opposition rather than promoting one’s own position. Today, the demon is a far less discrete group: all men, with a special place in political hell for white men.
New Hampshire legislators continue to study what might become the state’s first law to mandate collection of abortion statistics.
The press should report this recent controversy with Planned Parenthood accurately and it appears Reuters is in the bag for Planned Parenthood.
County elected officials from around the state joined together this week to bring your local voice to the statehouse. Having previously served on the Wayne County Board of Supervisors, I recognize that the connection between state and local government is vital in addressing the needs of the people of Iowa. Serving as ranking member of […]
The New Hampshire House will vote later this week on a committee recommendation to kill a bill calling for licensing of abortion facilities in the state. A bill to require the state to collect abortion statistics will likely be sent to study. The proposed Women’s Health Protection Act (HB 1501) has ten co-sponsors and was […]
New Hampshire is one of three states that do not report any abortion statistics to the federal Centers for Disease Control. A hearing in a New Hampshire House committee hearing this week may be the first step in changing that. House Bill 1502 has eight co-sponsors, led by Rep. Kathleen Souza (R-Manchester.) “We need the […]
New Hampshire’s statutory definition of “physician’s office” has apparently been a factor in shielding abortion facilities from oversight, according to a recent report in the state’s largest-circulation newspaper. In a front page story on May19 credited to a team of reporters, the New Hampshire Sunday News ran an article under the headline “Officials say NH […]
CNN reports that because of a new law in Mississippi, Jackson Women’s Health Organization, the only clinic to perform abortions in the state may soon have to close: Clinic owners are in a fight to save the only abortion clinic operating in the state of Mississippi. New state requirements may close their doors forever, making […]