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‘Abortion Is Like Slavery’ and Other Offensive Anti-Choice Analogies

Why do anti-choicers rely so heavily on bad, offensive analogies that compare reproductive rights to slavery, the Holocaust, and drug addiction?

Why do anti-choicers rely so heavily on bad, offensive analogies that compare reproductive rights to slavery, the Holocaust, and drug addiction? In no small part, it’s because without these inaccurate and offensive analogies, their actual arguments are exposed as weak and petty.

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Stoking Fire: American Life League Escalates Anti-Planned Parenthood Campaign

Michael Hitchborn, director of ALL’s Defend the Faith Program, narrates the group's five-minute video, "Planned Parenthood’s Corporate Carnage."

The American Life League has released the anti-Planned Parenthood equivalent of Reefer Madness, covering the themes of birth control and comprehensive sex education.

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They Are Coming for Your Birth Control: Ladies, Are You an Instrument of Sorrow?

Photo: Planetgreen.discovery.com.

You really want to make us turn into “instruments of sorrow?” Try coming for our birth control.

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One Year Later, Planned Parenthood Is Still Stealing Souls

Jim Sedlak preaches to the street with his microphone. Photo: American Life League via QuotesTemple.

Some things never change. At least not in the alternative universe that is the American Life League.

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What Akin’s Supporters Are Saying (and He Has Many)

Rep. Trent Franks. Stephanie Snyder/Cronkite News Service.

Republican leaders are running far from him, but anti-choice politicians and activists couldn’t be prouder.

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American Life League’s Questions on Facebook: They’re Not Asking “What Would Jesus Do”

Is there a link between an anti-choice group goading Facebook followers into sharing their anti-choice savior fantasies and violent anti-choice vigilante justice?

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“The Pill Kills” Protesters Unwittingly Help Hundreds of North Texans Get Contraception

A Catholic group claims contraceptives kill women, children and marriage, despite scientific evidence to the contrary. Rather than refute preposterous claims, Planned Parenthood raised nearly $7,000 in response to protesters.

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Morning Roundup: Catholic Hospital Deadline Day

Decision day for St. Joseph’s hospital in Phoenix, Arizona; the American Life League is looking for vasectomies; in they said what? news, the repeal of DADT is “spiritual AIDS” and the fight over contraception in the Philippines will be “bloody.”

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Antis misrepresent Planned Parenthood data, as usual

Jill Stanek and the American Life League are running with misrepresented data.

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Roundup: The Anti-Choice Movement Keeps Getting More Extreme

Encouraged by far right primary wins and a victory in removing abortion care from federal healthcare, anti-choice extremists are going even further to show their true colors and true agenda: taking away every woman’s choice in all circumstances.

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