Marco Rubio came out and said that Planned Parenthood is trying to push unsuspecting women into abortion to profit off them. At this point, it’s clear that we’re dealing with a full-fledged conspiracy theory.
On this episode of Reality Cast, Tamara Winfrey Harris, author of The Sisters Are Alright: Changing the Broken Narrative of Black Women in America, tackles some ugly stereotypes about Black women. Also, host Amanda Marcotte discusses Bobby Jindal’s weird ideas about how sexual health care works and round two of the Republican debates.
Planned Parenthood and pro-choice legislators have already called for the anti-choice group to release its full, unedited videos, but this request comes from a Republican who has a different rationale for asking for the full videos.
Planned Parenthood confessed to felonies? Hillary Clinton believes in systematic murder? Welcome to the 2016 GOP presidential contest.
As we move closer to the election, we must remember to continue calling out these attacks for what they are: a political rallying cry for an extremist agenda.
On this episode of Reality Cast, host Amanda Marcotte covers the Pope’s new abortion proclamation and the continuing “war on women.” Also, Annalee Newitz, editor in chief of Gizmodo, explains why the Ashley Madison hack isn’t about what you thought it was.
Colorado Republicans will at best see a neutral response by general-election voters and at worst face a serious backlash in next year’s election as a result of their continued attacks on Planned Parenthood, political analysts say.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell admitted the obvious: The Senate doesn’t have the votes to defund Planned Parenthood, and even if it did, President Obama would never sign off on it.
On this episode of Reality Cast, Katherine Cross explains why attacks on trans people’s health-care access are so misguided. Also, anti-choicers use the term “anchor baby” to attack women for having babies, and the Ashley Madison leak has some interesting lessons about the internal politics of the Christian right.
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott said he will seek to “eliminate and criminalize any sale or transaction of fetal tissue by an abortion clinic for any purpose whatsoever” as part of a his response to widely discredited videos targeting Planned Parenthood.