Matthew Derosia was convicted late last week for ramming his car into the entrance of a Planned Parenthood clinic St. Paul in January during an anti-abortion protest. The Army of God and other anti-choice groups have risen to his defense.
As legal protections around hate crimes take root, right-wing groups are twisting this framework in an attempt to justify anti-gay positions.
Pro-reproductive justice philosophy is grounded in empathy — the idea that we cannot judge another woman’s choice unless we’ve walked a mile in her shoes.
A truly progressive legal culture – lines of legal interpretation which affirm free speech, privacy, civil liberties and protections of minority groups and views – requires building from the ground up, not just from the Supreme Court on down.
DC City Council votes to recognize same-sex marriages performed in other states; Randall Terry arrested at Notre Dame; pregnant British woman to face firing squad in Laos; anti-choice voices on Souter’s legacy.
Wendy Wright and Tony Perkins believe that the Obama administration concocted the swine-flu pandemic to have Kathleen Sebelius confirmed as Secretary for Health and Human Services.
Minnesota’s largest anti-abortion group, Minnesota Citizens Concerned for Life, says state-funded anti-abortion programs are responsible for a drop in the number of abortions among low-income women.
Ultra-conservative Christian talk-radio hosts are taking a new approach to get their message out — ambushing right-wing pundit Ann Coulter for supporting 2008 GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney.
The Virginia General Assembly recently passed a bill to authorize “Choose Life” license plates that would send funds to crisis pregnancy centers.
Former Colorado Rep. Marilyn Musgrave will lead a new antiabortion initiative that will target members of Congress in the 2010 election cycle who support abortion rights.