Abortion

The Insane Anti-Women Tactics of the Militant Pro-Life Action League

The Insane Anti-Women Tactics of the Militant Pro-Life Action League
The Pro-Life Action League has been threatening pro-women, pro-choice activists with horrifyingly intimidating tactics. But just how crazy is the PLAL?
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‘Abortion Tourism’ and Married Sex: Conservatives Get Mad at Anything Women Do

‘Abortion Tourism’ and Married Sex: Conservatives Get Mad at Anything Women Do
A writer at the Daily Caller is mad that women who can't access abortion locally might get the "vacation" of sitting on a bus to get outpatient surgery.
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This Is How Anti-Choice Brainwashing Starts

This Is How Anti-Choice Brainwashing Starts
A video posted on the Huntsville, Alabama, subreddit last night shows a man (identified by the poster as former Athens mayoral candidate J. Bradley Horner) thundering at his tiny, bewildered-looking daughter about how pro-choice advocates believe in “killing babies.”
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GOP Will Continue to be the Anti-Gay Party, According to its Chairman

GOP Will Continue to be the Anti-Gay Party, According to its Chairman
In a conversation with conservative bloggers at CPAC last week, Republican National Committee chairman Reince Priebus promised that he would be “as strong on these social issues” – including choice and marriage equality – as a pastor “on Sunday morning.”
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For Too Many, Accessing Abortion Is Already an ‘Undue Burden’

For Too Many, Accessing Abortion Is Already an ‘Undue Burden’
The latest wave of clinic closures in Texas illustrates how absurd judging abortion restrictions under the "undue burden" test has become.
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In ND, It’s ‘No’ to Govt Spending, Unless You’re Fighting Abortion Rights

In ND, It’s ‘No’ to Govt Spending, Unless You’re Fighting Abortion Rights
North Dakota legislators turned 2013 into a carnival of anti-choice activity, with the introduction of six bills and one constitutional amendment all seeking to wind back access to abortion services in the state.
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AL House Supermajority Passes FOUR MORE Anti-Abortion Bills

AL House Supermajority Passes FOUR MORE Anti-Abortion Bills
Hold on to your lady parts, because Alabama House Speaker Mike Hubbard and his minions think they're better qualified than you — or your doctor — to determine what happens to them. Four bills passed the Alabama House yesterday, as a group of Knights of Columbus men in full regalia cheered the state's latest assault on women's reproductive rights and, by extension, the state budget.
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PA Woman Faces 15 Years in Prison for Buying Daughter Abortion Pills

PA Woman Faces 15 Years in Prison for Buying Daughter Abortion Pills
In January 2012, a 16-year-old girl living in central Pennsylvania discovered she was pregnant. She wanted to end the pregnancy, but didn’t know where to go. She lived in Montour, the smallest county in Pennsylvania, which, like 97 percent of all non-metropolitan counties in the country, doesn’t have an abortion provider.
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Sorry, Anti-Choicers: Abortion Stigma Doesn’t Lower The Abortion Rate

Sorry, Anti-Choicers: Abortion Stigma Doesn’t Lower The Abortion Rate
Last Monday, the Guttmacher Institute released a new report showing the abortion rate dropped 13 percent between 2008 and 2011. This news was no big surprise to pro-choice activists and journalists, who have long argued that increasing social acceptance of contraception and generally relaxed attitudes about sex generally make it easier to prevent unintended pregnancy.
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Gov. Phil Bryant: ‘My Goal Is to End Abortion in Mississippi’

Gov. Phil Bryant: ‘My Goal Is to End Abortion in Mississippi’
As Mississippi state legislators introduced several extreme anti-choice bills last week, Gov. Phil Bryant (R) declared that his goal is to “end abortion” in the state. In his “state of the state” speech, Bryant said, “On this unfortunate anniversary of Roe v. Wade, my goal is to end abortion in Mississippi.”
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