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VIDEO: Anti-Choice Myths About Condoms, Crisis Pregnancy Centers

Two new Reality Check videos – debunking anti-choice myths about condoms and crisis pregnancy centers.

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Anti-Abortion Groups Plan “Welcome” to White House for First Family

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.

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Roundup: Medical Students Decide Whether to Become Abortion Provider; RH Groups Set Priorities

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.

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Roundup: For Some Anti-Choicers, “Compromise Means Betrayal”

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.

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Oklahoma’s Ultrasound Fantasy World

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.

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New York City Council Hears Testimony on Clinic Access Bill

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.

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How to Push Abortion Out of Women’s Reach in Four Days or Less

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?

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The Epic Smackdown: Will It Stick?

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?

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Roe Is Safe, So Let’s Work on Common Ground Prevention Initiatives

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.

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Religious Right Loses Big, But Will They Go Home?

Americans overwhelmingly gave their support to pro-choice, pro-prevention candidates and rejected anti-choice initiatives. Will the religious right get the message?

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