Welcome a new women’s health care practice to N.H.

This is good news, and it’s a long time coming: Catholic Medical Center in Manchester, NH is welcoming Sarah Bascle, M.D., to its Women’s Wellness & Fertility Center of New England. The public is invited to an Open House on March 14 to meet Dr. Bascle and tour the new practice. This won’t be just… Read More Welcome a new women’s health care practice to N.H.

Unfinished business

Two years ago today, I posted “N.H. Stats Study Committee Recommends ‘Future Legislation’”. The future brought legislation, but it did not pass. From my 2014 post: The interim study committee examining House Bill 1502 from the 2014 New Hampshire House session issued its brief report on November 14. Representative Laurie Harding (D-Lebanon) wrote on behalf… Read More Unfinished business

Deal with it: life after the Court’s latest misstep

I have a constitutional right to substandard care, as long as abortion’s involved. At least that’s what U.S. Supreme Court Justice Breyer and four of his colleagues think. All women, pro-choice and pro-life alike, have reason to choke on that. In Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt, the Court tossed out hospital admitting requirements for abortion… Read More Deal with it: life after the Court’s latest misstep

New Hampshire Senate tables abortion statistics bill

The New Hampshire Senate on May 5 shot down an abortion statistics bill, tabling it after passage failed on a 12-12 vote. The failure of HB 629 capped a seventeen-month effort to craft a law that would permit collection of abortion statistics while protecting the privacy of all parties involved in an abortion. Supporting HB… Read More New Hampshire Senate tables abortion statistics bill

On this date: Komen cuts off PP $$ (until PP objects)

January 31, 2012: The Susan G. Komen for the Cure breast cancer research-and-treatment foundation announced that it would no longer give grants to Planned Parenthood. Komen’s CEO, Nancy Brinker, said “Our issue is grant excellence. [Planned Parenthood clinics] do pass-through grants with their screening grants: they send people to other facilities. We want to do… Read More On this date: Komen cuts off PP $$ (until PP objects)