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Men Across America Are Getting Vasectomies ‘as an Act of Love’

March 21, 2022 | Articles

With the right to abortion under threat, men say they want to play a role in reproductive planning to support their partners. Originally published by The Washington Post on December 26, 2021 After Andy and Erin Gress had their fourth child, Andy decided it was time for him to “step…...

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President's Note, March 2022

March 21, 2022 | Articles

At Population Connection, we believe that all women—indeed all people—have the inalienable right to reproductive autonomy—and that this includes the right to safe and legal abortion. Soon, the Supreme Court seems likely to slash away at Roe v. Wade, which has enabled millions of women to make their own pregnancy…...

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Editorial Excerpts, March 2022

March 21, 2022 | Articles

How the U.S. Supreme Court will rule in a case over a restrictive Mississippi abortion law is not just about abortion rights, because abortion rights are about so much more. The loss or curtailment of a woman’s right to choose whether or not to end a pregnancy is a matter…...

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In the News, December 2021

December 13, 2021 | Articles

Update: Texas Abortion “Bounty” Law The fight over Senate Bill 8, Texas’s notorious abortion “bounty” law, continues to make its way through the judicial system. The law, which bans abortion after about six weeks into pregnancy, allows anyone from any state who believes the law has been violated to file…...

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Editorial Excerpts, December 2021

December 13, 2021 | Articles

… Texas’ newest abortion law allows any private citizen to sue an abortion provider or any other person, including a driver, who helps a woman obtain an abortion. If successful, they can collect a bounty. It’s a blatantly unconstitutional law, upending decades of precedent. The law bans abortions after about…...

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As the Biden Administration Continues to Repair the Damage, New Threats Emerge

December 13, 2021 | Articles

As each year draws to a close, there’s a lot lawmakers want to get done before time runs out. This year is no exception, with some things moving faster than others. Appropriations Process Stalls The Fiscal Year 2022 appropriations process continues to move forward, albeit at a lurching pace. As…...

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President's Note, December 2021

December 13, 2021 | Articles

Far from eastern Africa’s Lake Tanganyika, on whose shores Jane Goodall conducted her pioneering research with chimpanzees, Big Darby Creek flows for 84 miles through northwestern central Ohio, skirting around Columbus before emptying into the Lower Scioto River. The Ohio Nature Conservancy reports, “Wetlands in the area support such plant…...

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Teachers Give High Marks for PopEd Workshops Results From Our Biennial Evaluation

December 13, 2021 | Articles

Assessing performance is integral to a teacher’s job. Every other year, we ask those educators who have participated in our PopEd workshops to appraise our work. How do they rate the quality of our teaching materials and overall presentation? How have they used the materials since their PopEd training? How…...

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Fall 2021 Member Events

December 13, 2021 | Articles

Members and supporters from across the country joined in our fall 2021 events. We’re happy to see so many of you taking advantage of these opportunities to learn, discuss population issues, and network with each other! Page Turners Book Club We hosted two Population Connection Page Turners book club meetings…...

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Excerpts From The Book of Hope: A Survival Guide for Trying Times

December 13, 2021 | Articles

Copyright (c) 2021 by the authors and reprinted with permission of Celadon Books, a division of Macmillan Publishing Group, LLC. cover image of The Book of Hope by Jane Goodall and Douglas Abrams The Book of Hope is largely a transcript of several long-form interviews that author Douglas Abrams conducted…...

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