The Institute of Medicine (IOM) Women’s Preventive Services Study Committee recommended that health insurers cover “the full range of Food and Drug Administration approved contraceptive methods, sterilization procedures, and patient education and counseling for all women with reproductive capacity” without co-pays or deductibles for patients in a report issued today. The report can be found [...]
Archive for the ‘Planned Parenthood’ Category
UFL member Michael New has some interesting observations on the Guttmacher Institute’s new report estimating the cost of unplanned pregnancies here and a brief comment on the NYT report regarding the passage of laws related to fetal pain here.
Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker recently signed a budget bill which redirects $1 million in state and federal family planning funds away from Planned Parenthood of Wisconsin toward other providers of family planning services. According to LifeNews.com , “in 2010 Planned Parenthood of Wisconsin received more than $18 million in federal and state family planning funds that [...]
Today on Public Discourse, Bill Saunders–Senior Vice President and Senior Council for Americans United for Life–reports on AUL’s in-depth investigation into Planned Parenthood. The report discusses overbilling by Planned Parenthood, failure to abide by state parental involvement laws, involvement in opposing common sense regulation of abortion, and disregard of FDA regulations on the use of [...]
In an article that can be found on SSRN, Robin West, a prominent feminist law professor, evaluates Eileen McDonagh theory that the state funding of abortion facilitiates a woman’s right right to resist the non-consensual invasion, appropriation, and use of her physical body by an unwelcome fetus. West praises McDonagh’s theory as making the personhood [...]
The best reason not to fund Planned Parenthood is never mentioned in the newspapers. (Could it also have been overlooked in the briefs?) Numerous undercover investigations have shown that Planned Parenthood prefers money to the interests of women. But even without that evidence, it would be unwise to entrust pregnancy prevention and pregnancy counseling to [...]