Today, the Limited-Service Pregnancy Disclaimers Bill was signed into Baltimore law. The bill ensures that women who enter Baltimore area Crisis Pregnancy Centers (CPCs) hoping to find access to birth control, information about a potential pregnancy, or referrals to abortion providers will be immediately informed if those services are not available.
The dispute between Randall Terry and Troy Newman sheds light on the way that activism can satisfy a person’s hunger for attention and influence—how it can become a power trip.
Before it was used as an anti-choice accusation, the phrase “baby killer” was hurled at American soldiers returning from Vietnam in the 60s and the 70s.
A Des Moines anti-abortion activist has had repeated contact with the man accused of killing Kansas doctor George Tiller in May, and is even working on a legal strategy for him that he believes will result in acquittal.
Anti-abortion activists are ecstatic about the possibility that Palin, freed from the duties and turmoils of office, could become a historic leader and spokeswoman for their cause.
The Bush Administration rarely used the existing law to prevent and combat violence against clinics and providers of abortion and other reproductive health services.
The national antiabortion group, Susan B. Anthony List, is the recipient of a cool 50 grand courtesy of defeated U.S. Rep. Marilyn Musgrave’s campaign fund.
Anti-choice groups across the nation are busy insisting that since they didn’t personally pull the trigger, their protests, harassment, and hate speech are not to blame for the murder of Kansas abortion provider Dr. George Tiller. Yet some anti-choice activists — even now — seem only too happy to aid and abet the crazy ones who will resort to violence.
One of the most contentious issues now in the news, in the aftermath of the assassination of Dr. George Tiller, is how much moral culpability the anti-choice movement bears for motivating the man who took Dr. Tiller’s life.
The Department of Homeland Security report on right-wing extremism, far from being an offensive attack on Christians and anti-choice activists, was remarkably timely and accurate.