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‘Egg-as-Person’ Makes Colorado Ballot, While Prospects in Florida and Nevada Remain Unclear

The beat goes on for a band of absolutist anti-choice advocates who are pushing to legally define “personhood” as beginning at the moment of conception.

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Revenge of the Nerds: Fighting Sexism at Tech Events

From soft-core pornography to unwanted groping, it’s not easy for women at technology conferences.  Reported incidents are becoming fewer, but blatant sexism remains.

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Resurrected CO “Egg-as-a-Person” Initiative Could Make Ballot

A ballot measure seeking to give constitutional rights to fertilized eggs may rise again. And if not by sheer volume of petition signatures, proponents will sue the state to advance the cause.

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Analysis of Fetal Homicide Bills Suggests Ulterior Motives

A slew of state bills to establish precedents for “fetal homicide” have at least one thing in common—little mention of the women actually involved in the incidents.

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(SLIDE SHOW) Focus on the Family Emerges From Dobson’s Shadow

James Dobson has officially stepped down as chair of Focus on the Family. However, Dobson won’t be out of the public eye nor will the global evangelical media empire’s chief, Jim Daly.

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Colorado Maternity Care Mandate Raises Pro-choice Hackles

A seemingly feel-good bill to require insurance plans to cover maternity care and contraception in Colorado is fraught with problems that could have been solved by long-delayed federal legislation.

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Trial Set for Man Accused of Threatening Doctor

Donald Hertz, of Spokane, Wash., will go to trial for threatening the life of a member of Dr. Warren Hern’s family. Hern is an abortion provider in Colorado and a colleague of Wichita physician George Tiller.

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Expert: Colorado ‘Personhood’ Unlikely to Make Ballot

The latest effort to effectively ban abortion and contraception in Colorado may not qualify for the November ballot.

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Let’s Talk About Sex, Says New Religious Institute Report

Encouraging spiritual leaders and congregations to promote open, factual discussions on sex, sexuality and social justice is the focus of a new report by the Religious Institute.

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Radical Anti-choice Group Rocked by Founder Resignations

Lost in the chaos of recent political debates was an unexpected and unreported schism in the hard core anti-choice movement fueling the state "personhood" ballot drives.

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