The law is clear: If Castro terminated McKnight’s pregnancies against her will, he’s guilty of aggravated murder under Ohio law. The question is whether the state can prove that he’s guilty beyond a reasonable doubt.
Chris Hayes talks with syndicated columnist Connie Schultz, Irin Carmon of Salon, and Feministing writer Eesha Pandit about the latest developments out of Cleveland, and about how violence against women affects society. (via NBCNews.com)
Public pressure from the state’s anti-choice activists, including a medical board member, has put one Toledo clinic on the verge of closure.
Ohio anti-choicers would rather that women get misinformation than real reproductive health care.
Touching thighs is, according to Ohio lawmakers, a gateway to other sexual activity and they would like to see anyone who teaches about it in school subject to a $5,000 fine.
Why have the newest anti-choice laws become so extreme and unconstitutional? Because anti-choice politicians have already passed just about everything else on their wishlist.
The Ohio GOP has proposed a budget that would reject covering more low-income citizens under Medicaid, refuse funding to Planned Parenthood, and give more money to CPCs. What about caring for the poor?
First you make it so abortion clinics are unable to operate unless they work with a hospital. Then you harass the hospitals that work with them.
Legal contraception for single people has been a fight for over 40 years, and the latest challenges suggest the fight isn’t ending soon.