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Marilyn Musgrave Lands New Gig with Anti-Choice Group

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.

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The Bottom Line on Sebelius

Kansas Speaker Mike O’Neal has rushed two anti-choice bills to add fuel to the anti-choice fire against Gov. Kathleen Sebelius. But that doesn’t change reality: Sebelius is moderate and bipartisan.

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Roundup: Family Planning Expansion in 2010 Budget

Family planning expansion in 2010 budget; Arizona abortion bill considered by House; groups protest Brownback fundraising letter; anti-choicers protest possible Sebelius pick; Phill Kline to face ethics complaint; sex “education” failing kids in Texas; California study examines attitudes on abortion.

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Growing Up Pro-Life: Talking About Abortion

Yes, anti-choice ideology is fundamentally sexist. But I didn’t know this when I was a pro-lifer, and I do not believe hatred of women is an intentional part of the belief system of most people in that movement.

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Peace Through Pro-Voice?

A “pro-voice” approach has a tremendous amount to offer those of us working for reproductive freedom. But it won’t bring peace, because hard-core anti-choicers are not and never have been in this to protect fetal life.

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Roundup: Women’s Health Groups Disappointed by Obama on Stimulus

Women’s health groups disappointed by Obama on the stimulus; National Right to Life Committee decries Newsweek story on “abortion reduction” strategies; Virginia bill to regulate pharmacies that refuse to dispense birth control tabled; Ellen Goodman on the stimulus.

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Awkward Reunions at Denver March for Life

Following the overwhelming defeat of Colorado’s personhood initiative, Denver’s annual March for Life underscored the sense of how lost the local anti-abortion movement seems.

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CatholicVote.org Ad Morally Exploits Obama’s Life Story

A new anti-choice ad uses President Obama’s life story to vilify women and men struggling to make a decision about an unwanted pregnancy.

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At Personhood Conference, Anti-Choice Movement Struggles for Direction

Attendees at Friday’s anti-choice Personhood Conference were looking for direction — and may find it in Kristi Burton, pioneer of Colorado’s failed personhood amendment.

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Roundup: He Will Repeal the Global Gag Rule, Right?

President Obama is still going to repeal the global gag rule, right?; More on Rep. Kirsten Gillibrand’s record; anti-choice members of Congress speak on Roe anniversary; “thousands” gather at March for Life; abortion can be a moral choice; anti-choice movement down but not out.

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