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Roundup: DC City Council Votes to Recognize Same-Sex Marriages from Other States

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.

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The Credibility Deficit: Wright and Perkins Head to Fantasy Land

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.

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Minnesota Anti-Choice Group Credits State Program with Slight Drop in Abortion

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.

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Ann Coulter Bushwacked on Radio by Conservative Christian Abortion Foes

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.

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Virginia Should Opt Out on “Choose Life” License Plates

The Virginia General Assembly recently passed a bill to authorize “Choose Life” license plates that would send funds to crisis pregnancy centers.

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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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