Over the past week, our story about a California lawmaker who suggested the state’s drought represents God’s wrath over abortion has gained significant traction in state and national media. Now Grove is desperately trying to walk back from her embarrassing gaffe.
Anti-choice activists are preparing to push a ban on dilation and evacuation (D and E) procedures during the 2017 legislative session, after Arkansas lawmakers passed a series of laws restricting reproductive rights during the 2015 session.
More than 40 groups came together on the Court’s plaza to rally in support of the birth control benefit in Obamacare, as the justices heard arguments against it.
The Liberty Institute, a Christian conservative legal advocacy organization
, claims an anti-choice doctor’s religious liberty was threatened by the West Virginia University School of Medicine when he allegedly received a letter of reprimand for his anti-choice activism.
Is the Los Angeles “minister” going from campaign gig to gig trying to get arrested?
Everyone protesting reproductive rights agree that abortion is wrong, but is it necessary to help children after they are born?
Anti-choice activists have an interest in appearing to care about women, but recent events demonstrate that it’s increasingly hard to keep up the facade.
“When they go from pro-choice to anti-choice they’re following a redemptive paradigm. They see themselves transformed from sinners to saints. The opposite doesn’t have the same cache.”
In Wichita, threats have resulted in a doctor agreeing not to provide abortion care. But the proper response is to stop the extremist behavior creating the terror, not try to shut down a doctor seeking to provide legal medical care.
For social conservatives, abortion has now become a catch-all term for anything threatening, particularly if it relates to feminist politics: contraception, women’s rights in general, even economic and social policies they disapprove of, such as health care reform.