Rachel Maddow calls out Mitt Romney for vague stance on abortion in cases of rape and incest, as the Republican Party’s attitude towards victims changed dramatically just over the last few years.
A federal judge today dismissed the lawsuit filed by seven states attorneys general seeking to block the birth control mandate, the requirement under health reform that all insurance policies provide contraception without a co-pay.
In the first half of 2012, states enacted 95 new provisions related to reproductive health and rights. As was the case in 2011, issues related to abortion, family planning funding and sex education once again were significant flashpoints in many legislatures .
The deadline has passed and Personhood Ohio failed to gather anywhere near the necessary signatures needed for an amendment.
The state has less than two weeks to gather 95 percent of their necessary signatures.
Earlier this month the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals heard arguments on the constituitonality of the state of Ohio’s 2004 mifepristone ban in a case that could present a direct challenge to Roe v. Wade. Legal standards are increasingly replacing medicinal standards as the guide for what constitutes acceptable medical care, and conservative justices either don’t understand that or they don’t care.
The state proposes adding yet another abortion restriction to its books.
The senate has now adjourned without any closure on the proposal to ban abortion from the moment a heartbeat can be detected.
Can blown up, gory fetus photos win an election?
Looks like the senate president has gotten a little tired of Faith2Action.