Dr. Carole Joffe—author of 'Doctors of Conscience: The Struggle to Provide Abortion before and after Roe v Wade' and 'Dispatches from the Abortion Wars: The Costs of Fanaticism to Doctors, Patients and the Rest of Us'—remembers Dr. George Tiller, the late-term abortion provider who was assassinated five years ago, and examines the abortion situation in Kansas in the post-Tiller era.
Conservative mouthpiece Phyllis Schlafly recently claimed that the best way to improve women's economic prospects is to pay men more. Dr. Carole Joffee, author of 'Doctors of Conscience' and 'Dispatches from the Abortion Wars,' explains just how wrong Schlafly is.
After vandals destroyed abortion provider Susan Cahill's clinic, author and advocate Carole Joffe remember's Cahill's incredible contributions to abortion care in the US.
Because of all the ramifications of the abortion wars in this country, U.S. providers have become de facto social workers, fundraisers, and travel agents, to name just a few of their ancillary roles. Dr. Carole Joffe shows us a hidden side of the abortion issue.
Dr. Carole Joffe revisits her classic book "Doctors of Conscience" upon accepting the 2013 Lifetime Achievement Award from the Society of Family Planning.
A new law in Kansas essentially treats abortion providers like sex offenders.
When anti-abortion groups secretly film in doctors' offices, what kind of effect will it have on trust between patients and providers?
On the anniversary of a landmark ruling giving women the right to control their reproductive destiny, Carole Joffe reflects on where we stand today.
By Carole Joffe This post originally appeared at RHRealityCheck. Here are some things that have occurred in the immediate aftermath of the tragic slaughter of children and their teachers in Newtown, Connecticut: More signatures on a petition calling for gun...
Unlike many of the challenges abortion providers face, "A natural disaster at least is something we can cope with and then it’s over.”
Carole Joffe honors those whose perseverance in the face of incredible pressure continue to fight for women's reproductive freedoms.
A recent opinion piece in USA Today is a move toward wider support in the medical community for abortion providers.
When does the Christian Right not like prayer? When those praying are faithful supporters of a woman's right to choose.
Despite recent "wins" in the war over contraception, the abortion wars are still raging, at the expense of women's health.
What about abortion gives it staying power as the central issue in domestic politics, even in the period of the worst economic situation since the Great Depression of the 1930s?
The Obama administration overruled the FDA's recommendation to make Plan B an over-the-counter for teenagers. Carole Joffe looks at how this decision echoes earlier restrictions.
There is another 99 percent group in our country, distinct from but inextricably entwined with the now more familiar 99 percent evoked by Occupy Wall Street.
Carole Joffe looks at how one target of anti-choice bullying used his opponents' tactics to strike back.
When politicians lie about health care issues it puts people at risk.
Governor Rick Perry presides over a state in which 25 percent of men have no health insurance, and he's pushed to de-fund family planning.