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Each month, we create these brief synopses to help parents, educators, and advocates stay up-to-date and informed on events and decisions on Capitol Hill and across the country.

July 2014

Members of Congress Act to Protect Women’s Health
By Chelsea Wiggins, SIECUS Fellow This summer, champions in the U.S. Senate and the House of Representatives have gone to bat for women’s health, introducing and advocating for several bills that would help ensure safe access to a variety of healthcare services. The Women’s Health Protection Act (WHPA) (S. 1696/H.R. ...
Federal Government Expresses Concern for Necessary Change in HIV Criminalization Laws
By Stephan Cotner, SIECUS Intern On July 15, 2014 the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) released a document titled, Best Practices Guide to Reform HIV-Specific Criminal Laws to Align with Scientifically-Supported Factors, urging states to reform current legislation around HIV criminalization. This initiative builds upon the Obama administration&r
Michigan Seeks to Be Third State to Protect Youth From Ex-Gay Therapy
By Alex DiBranco, SIECUS Intern Conversion or “ex-gay” therapy continues to come under fire, this time in Michigan, where House Bill (HB) 5703 has been introduced by Representative Adam Zemke (D-Ann Arbor) to ban “sexual orientation change efforts” for minors. While conversion therapy is not a widespread practice across the ...

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