What exactly does “most likely to save both lives” mean?
The ban, which wrongfully redefines medical terms in an attempt to limit a woman’s right to choose, is perhaps the most confusing of all so called “20 week” bans.
The landscape for abortion access is shifting quickly, as state after state passes restrictive laws. Particularly affected by these new laws are women who need abortions later in their pregnancies.
After being tipped off by an annonymous pastor, a group asks a clinic to return its grant money because the health clinic offers the “morning-after” pill.
There is a lot of confusion about 20-week abortion bans, and for good reason. Not only do they pick arbitrary dates based on medically-disproven claims of “fetal pain,” at least one is so mixed up it shows that “fetal pain” is not even the basis of the ban.
The war on women hurts Mitt Romney at the polls, especially with female voters. Two important stories out of the states, and a discussion of the awesome power of Madonna.
Among the new restrictions appearing in anti-choice bills nationwide, it is the medical malpractice liability shields that have the potential to alter, perhaps permanently, women’s relationship with the civil justice system and their status as patients.
Jay Bookman, journalist for the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, talks with Rachel Maddow about the radical extremism of a Georgia anti-choice group that has taken the “Tea Party” name to push its socially conservative agenda.
The author of the 20 week ban may have somewhat unrealistic hopes.