Anti-Abortion Extremist Jeff White Sentenced to Prison and $27 Million in Restitution

Anti-abortion extremist Jeff White, who pleaded guilty in 2018 to defrauding health insurance companies through state Affordable Care Act exchanges and a multimillion-dollar kickback scheme involving drug rehabilitation centers, was finally sentenced in February to three years in prison and three years of supervised release.

The Whites sent more than 300 people to rehabilitation facilities that offered them kickbacks for every patient admitted, typically in the thousands of dollars.

Bringing Abortion Back to Wichita

This March, for Women’s History Month, the Ms. Blog is profiling Wonder Women who have made history—and those who are making history right now. Join us each day as we bring you the stories of iconic and soon-to-be-famous feminist change-makers. This article originally appeared in the Winter 2013 issue of Ms. Click here to get a copy! On May […]

Making Change

By Amanda Robb Even though Anika Rahman has lived in the United States more than 20 years, the Bangladeshi native can still be stunned by gender inequities in “the land of the free.” There’s that persistent wage gap, for example, that has U.S. women earning 77 cents to a man’s dollar, with African American women […]

Not a Lone Wolf

As soon as Scott Roeder was named the sole suspect in the point-blank shooting death of abortion provider Dr. George Tiller, the Los Angeles Times, CNN, ABC, NBC and FOX News all ran stories calling him a “lone wolf” gunman. It is the oldest, possibly most dangerous abortion story out there. But for loners, these guys have a lot of friends. A lot of the same ones, in fact.