- Ann M. Starrs: Social conservatives opposed to women's health, rights and autonomy control most of government
- Their determination will put women -- especially women in poverty and women of color -- at risk, she writes
Ann M. Starrs is president and CEO of the Guttmacher Institute. The views expressed in this commentary are solely those of the author.
(CNN)Social conservatives opposed to women's health, rights and autonomy now control the White House, both houses of Congress and, at the state level, most governors' houses and legislatures. Even as these policymakers continue their assault on abortion rights, they are also poised to enact policy that will undercut US women's access to family planning services.