What’s funny about forced pregnancy?
RH Reality Check has unveiled a new investigative report by Senior Washington Correspondent Adele Stan revealing that so-called “free market” organizations linked to the Koch brothers are dispensing tens of millions of dollars to groups working to end reproductive rights and undercut the rights of pregnant women. This is an audio press conference about the report, featuring Adele Stan.
Tennessee voters will decide in November 2014 whether to pass a constitutional amendment restricting access to abortion.
The assault had been years, even decades, in the making. But three years ago, a Supreme Court case, the U.S. Census, and anti-Obama backlash set the course for the arsonists who trained their flame-throwers on women’s fundamental freedoms.
On this episode of Reality Cast, I talk with Lori Frohwirth of the Guttmacher Institute about research on magical thinking and pregnancy. In another segment, I discuss the major abortion court decision in Texas, and Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) makes a weird anti-science, anti-choice speech.
Marni Evans and her fiance, John Lockhart, had to delay a scheduled abortion after a decision by the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals allowed Texas to implement strict new regulations on the procedure. [via the Texas Tribune]
Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller insists the law is necessary for patient safety, as conservatives in the state continue their attacks on Planned Parenthood.
One Texas abortion provider said that she canceled 45 scheduled abortion procedures Friday morning as a result of the state’s omnibus anti-abortion access law.
The bill, a companion to the House’s HR 1797, would ban abortions after 20 weeks in all 50 states.
Hearing an uncensored abortion story articulated by an individual who has terminated a pregnancy provides an emotional boon that is impossible to achieve with statistics. The pro-choice movement needs that emotion.