The healing our society needs

I appreciate Danielle Dulken’s courage in sharing her abortion experience in the July 31 Opinion piece, “The Face of Abortion.” It is important that the voices of all people are heard, as our nation struggles with the place of abortion, gay marriage and other issues. Open discussion, despite the fear of condemnation for less popular […]

Limiting women limits our future

I was deeply touched and brought to tears by the July 31 Opinion article, “The Face of Abortion.” I was also physically sickened to know that the decision to abolish abortion clinics in the state was made final. The legislation has set us back at least 50 years! The article stirred such strong feelings within […]

Planned Parenthood of Asheville announces acquisition of permanent medical home-attachment0

Planned Parenthood of Asheville announces acquisitio­n of permanent medical home

After renting a building on Biltmore Avenue for about 15 years, Planned Parenthood’s Asheville Health Center will begin providing sexual and reproductive health services in a permanent setting by the end of the year. The announcement came at the nonprofit’s fundraiser and 35th anniversary celebration on Thursday night. (Pictured: Bonnie Smith, interim CEO of Planned Parenthood, makes the announcement. Photo by Caitlin Byrd)

Photos: Asheville Track Club’s Red Dress Run-attachment0

Photos: Asheville Track Club’s Red Dress Run

Dozens of runners—both men and women—from the Asheville Track Club took to their heels Tuesday wearing stylish red dresses in support of women’s health, particularly cardiovascular issues. The group undertook the 25-minute run at Carrier Park. Press release follows photos. MEDIA ADVISORY / PHOTO OP: MEN JOIN WOMEN IN WEARING RED DRESSES FOR ANNUAL ‘RED […]