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Mic’s ‘Moms for Texting and Driving’ Ruse Highlights the Danger of Anti-Vaccine Views

Many parents choose not to vaccinate their children based on a widely discredited myth that vaccines can cause autism. These parents might claim, “my child, my choice,” despite the recent reemergence of diseases that were previously eradicated by vaccines. On Mic‘s original series Flip the Script, host Liz Plank demonstrates how this way of thinking endangers others. What if parents said the same of texting and driving?

 

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Judge: Missouri Planned Parenthood Clinic to Keep License Through December

A U.S. district judge ruled Wednesday to allow Planned Parenthood to keep its license until the end of the month, giving the clinic more time to find a hospital that will grant its physician admitting privileges.

A U.S. district judge ruled Wednesday to allow Planned Parenthood to keep its license until the end of the month, giving the clinic more time to find a hospital that will grant its physician admitting privileges.

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Idaho GOP’s Telemedicine Abortion Ban Challenged in Court

A lawsuit filed in U.S. District Court challenges Republican-imposed restrictions on prescribing abortion-inducing pills via telemedicine.

A lawsuit filed in U.S. District Court challenges Republican-imposed restrictions on prescribing abortion-inducing pills via telemedicine.

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Abortion Clinic Closures Leave Opening for Crisis Pregnancy Centers to ‘Prey’ on Women

Crisis pregnancy centers moving into facilities formerly occupied by abortion care providers potentially leaves a pregnant person without the medically accurate information they need to have a healthy baby, advocates say.

Crisis pregnancy centers moving into facilities formerly occupied by abortion care providers potentially leaves a pregnant person without the medically accurate information they need to have a healthy baby, advocates say.

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Planned Parenthood Sues to Keep Clinic Open in Columbia, Missouri (Updated)

Planned Parenthood’s Columbia Health Center in Missouri halted its abortion services last week, as the clinic is set to lose hospital admitting privileges on December 1.

Planned Parenthood’s Columbia Health Center in Missouri halted its abortion services last week, as the clinic is set to lose hospital admitting privileges on December 1.

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Dr. Diane Horvath-Cosper Speaks Out About Recent Attack at Planned Parenthood

After a violent attack at a Planned Parenthood facility in Colorado Springs, Dr. Diane Horvath-Cosper, who previously spoke with Melissa Harris-Perry about the threats she faces as an abortion provider, returned to the show to say she will continue providing women safe and legal access to abortion. Harris-Perry speaks with other show guests about what can be done to ensure safety in the wake of such attacks.

 

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Mizzou Students and Pro-Choice Advocates to Take #FixItFoley to the Streets

Student activists from the University of Missouri and Planned Parenthood supporters are calling on the interim chancellor to reverse the decision to revoke admitting privileges for Planned Parenthood's Columbia Health Center.

Student activists from the University of Missouri and Planned Parenthood supporters are calling on the interim chancellor to reverse the decision to revoke admitting privileges for Planned Parenthood’s Columbia Health Center.

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Judge: Wisconsin GOP’s Anti-Choice Law a ‘Clear Flouting of Roe v. Wade’

The Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals rejected the Walker administration’s efforts to reinstate an unconstitutional restriction to abortion access.

The Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals rejected the Walker administration’s efforts to reinstate an unconstitutional restriction to abortion access.

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Oklahoma’s GOP Governor: Use Technicality to Defund Planned Parenthood

Gov. Mary Fallin wrote a letter last week to the Oklahoma Health Care Authority calling for the defunding of Planned Parenthood, citing high rates of billing errors.

Gov. Mary Fallin wrote a letter last week to the Oklahoma Health Care Authority calling for the defunding of Planned Parenthood, citing high rates of billing errors.

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Utah Republicans Plan to Defund Planned Parenthood, Restrict Abortion Access in 2016

Republican lawmakers announced the proposed anti-choice measures at the state capitol, flanked by opponents of abortion rights in a press conference organized by the Utah Pro-Life Coalition.

Republican lawmakers announced the proposed anti-choice measures at the state capitol, flanked by opponents of abortion rights in a press conference organized by the Utah Pro-Life Coalition.

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