Last updated on: 10/12/2007 | Author: ProCon.org

Alan Guttmacher Institute (AGI) Biography

Position:
None Found to the question "Is the ACLU Good for America?"
Reasoning:

No position found as of Mar. 2005

Theoretical Expertise Ranking:
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Description:

“The Guttmacher Institute advances sexual and reproductive health worldwide through an interrelated program of social science research, public education and policy analysis. For nearly four decades, Guttmacher has demonstrated that scientific evidence — when reliably collected and analyzed, compellingly presented and systematically disseminated — can make a difference in policies, programs and medical practice.”

“Our Work,” Guttmacher Institute website (accessed Oct. 5, 2007)

Mission:

“Key Program Areas:

  • Protecting the Next Generation: Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health
  • Adding it Up: Sexual and Reproductive Health Services and Financing
  • Rights and Responsibilities: Healthy Pregnancies, Contraception and Abortion
  • Healthy Sexuality: Relationships, Intimacy and Sexual Behavior”

“Our Work,” Guttmacher Institute website (accessed Oct. 5, 2007)

Other:
Non-profit
Quoted in:
  1. Should Health Care Workers Be Required to Offer Emergency Contraceptives (aka Plan B or the "Morning After Pill") to Victims of Sexual Assault?
  2. Should Employers Be Required to Provide Health Insurance Coverage for Contraceptive Services and Supplies?
  3. Does the Hyde Amendment, Prohibiting the Use of Federal Funds for Abortions and Allowing Health Care Professionals to Refuse to Perform Abortions, Conflict with Women's Reproductive Rights?