A new analysis from the Guttmacher Institute examines state laws related to abortion rights and find that 55 percent of women of reproductive age live in states that are hostile to abortion rights.
Is murder a right-to-life issue?
An Ohio bill would make abortion illegal after about 4 days of pregnancy, more articles questioning anti-choice bills, important Prop 8 ruling expected, two Senators lead oppostion to anti-choice legislation, and a homophobic podiatrist.
Chris Smith is obsessed with abortion, and with thwarting women’s rights. Smith, whose top campaign contributor is Right to Life’s PAC, has made it his mission to make both contraception and safe abortion inaccessible here and abroad.
Yesterday, our colleagues at Jezebel wrote about a new Oklahoma law that will require the details of every abortion to be posted on a public website. Proponents say this will prevent abortion — apparently by shaming and burdening women and doctors.
Bob McDonnell’s position on abortion is not incidental to his career as a politician; it’s central, and it’s also extreme.
Are you a woman whose husband beat you upon learning you were pregnant, after suggesting abortion? If so, Missouri is on the verge of deciding that you are incompetent to make the decision about whether to terminate your pregnancy.
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A Missouri bill would make physicians criminals for helping women obtain an abortion “with knowledge” that the woman has been “coerced” and would prohibit the woman from consenting to an abortion as the “victim of a coerced abortion.”
Pharmacy refusal legislation passes in Idaho; feminists pressure Spain to reform abortion laws; South Carolina waiting period bill progresses; Clinton receives Planned Parenthood’s Margaret Sanger Award; more on Gardasil, mandatory testing.