Abortion Rights

The Choice Between Life-Saving Abortion Care and Prison

The Choice Between Life-Saving Abortion Care and Prison
What would you do if you had to choose between a life-saving abortion and prison?
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Fargo Females: You Are Entering the Abortion Battleground

Fargo Females: You Are Entering the Abortion Battleground
North Dakota's governor positioned the oil-rich state Tuesday as a primary battleground in the decades-old fight over abortion rights, signing into law the nation's toughest restriction on the procedure and urging lawmakers to set aside cash for an inevitable legal challenge.
Minutes after Republican Gov. Jack Dalrymple signed three anti-abortion measures — one banning them when a heartbeat can be detected, which is as early as six weeks into a pregnancy — unsolicited donations began pouring into the state's lone abortion clinic to help opponents prove the new laws are unconstitutional.
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OK Legislature Passes Anti-Contraceptive Bill 9-0

OK Legislature Passes Anti-Contraceptive Bill 9-0
How does allowing access to birth control translate into women "being asked to suppress and radically contradict part of their own identity?" Who exactly is doing the asking? How are women being asked to "poison" their bodies? Who exactly is asking them to do that? Poison?
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Top 10 Pro-Choice Comments of 2012

Thankfully, the Mayan calendar was wrong and it looks like we have time for one more blog post in 2012! We hope you saw our list of the Top 10 most outrageous anti-choice comments in 2012. There were so many, it was hard to choose just 10. But for every lump of coal there's a candy cane, and we can't think of a better way to end the year by honoring our Top 10 Pro-Choice Comments of 2012.
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Intruding Upon the Constitution by the Religious Right

Roman Catholic Bishop Daniel Jenky, of Peoria, Illinois, ordered all parish priests in his diocese to read a letter to their congregations condemning Barack Obama. The letter, to be read the weekend before the election, declared that Obama and the Democrat-controlled U.S. Senate had launched an “assault upon our religious freedom.”
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VOTD: 'Sleazy Dude Votes Republican'

If you've been dying to know which party is sweeping the sleazy guy vote, look no further! Today's video points out that sleazy guys around America will be voting full-force with the GOP to further disenfranchise women.
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Obama Campaign: Romney's Etch A Sketch on Abortion Was Too Fast for His Campaign

In an interview today with the Des Moines Register editorial board, Mitt Romney said that, “there’s no legislation with regards to abortion that I’m familiar with that would become part of my agenda.”
But that statement contradicts his pledge to appoint Supreme Court justices who would overturn Roe v. Wade. And within just a couple hours of the story with Romney’s abortion comments posting, his spokesperson clarified that he would in fact support legislation to restrict a woman’s right to choose.
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