Rachel Maddow reports on the likelihood of Indiana Governor Mike Pence taking the title of “Governor Ultrasound” from Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell because of a bill progressing through the Indiana legislature that would require TWO medically unnecessary vaginal ultrasounds from women seeking abortions in that state.
Not content to remove coverage once, the governor is tacking amendments to ensure abortion coverage is really, really banned.
A law designed to help catch serial rapists may have unintended consequences for pregnant women.
Dick Black continues his reign as most offensive legislator in Virginia when talking about reproductive rights.
Every year when the anniversary of Roe v. Wade rolls around, I am troubled by the loud silences in our triumphant tales of struggle. As a history doctoral student who researches African Americans and abortion, the story I tell is quite different.
Nothing made it out of the Virginia assembly’s committee when it comes to abortion bills. That’s good news and bad news for reproductive rights supporters.
A proposal in the Virginia General Assembly to eliminate state funding for certain abortions could force some low-income women to carry to term a fetus with a low likelihood of survival.
Andrea Grimes updates us on what’s happening to Texas family planning funding. Also: review of the Steubenville rape case and a look at Virginia’s new abortion regulations.
Can we encourage every state to follow their lead?
An anti-choice Super-PAC may now have to disclose its donors thanks to the Supreme Court.