Christian anti-abortion activists announced a plan to chalk the sidewalks near 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue with “pro-life messages and pictures” to greet the new first family as they settle into their White House digs.
Washington Post examines abortion provider training; EMILY’s List staffer to be White House communications director; Reuters examines priorities of reproductive health groups; Raleigh News-Observers editorializes in favor of “common ground” approaches on abortion.
USA Today editorializes in favor of new anti-choice strategy to reduce rather than outlaw abortion; female majority in the New Hampshire state Senate; former NARAL legal director to advise President-Elect Obama.
Ultrasound laws are based not in science, but in a fantasy world where women are stupid, doctors are deceptive, and misogynist lawmakers are the saviors of women.
The New York City Council today heard testimony on a bill that would improve access to women’s health clinics and make it easier to prosecute harassers who protest outside of clinics.
Family Research Council members convinced a New Jersey hotel to stop offering discounted room rates to women coming to the state seeking abortion care. Is cutting off assistance for lodging and travel for women seeking abortion care the best way to help or simply a low-blow to women in vulnerable circumstances?
For the pro-choice community, Tuesday’s election was an epic smackdown of the religious right. So how do we keep them from bouncing back?
If anti-choicers really do let Roe out of their sights in favor of other projects that actually will reduce instances of unintended pregnancy, there’s an enormous amount of progress people who oppose abortion rights can make alongside those of us who are pro-choice.
Americans overwhelmingly gave their support to pro-choice, pro-prevention candidates and rejected anti-choice initiatives. Will the religious right get the message?
Social conservatives cheer when Palin talks about the value of all children because her words are a subtle but clear signal of her staunch anti-abortion views.