A bill to restrict insurance coverage of abortion in Arkansas was tabled after its anti-choice proponents decided they could not abide exceptions for rape and incest.
One hundred members of Congress (so far–list included below) have cosponsored a bill introduced by far right Congressman Joe Pitts (R-PA) that would allow hospitals to refuse to provide abortion care when necessary to save a woman’s life.
What’s behind New York City’s abortion rate?; Virginia votes down a host of anti-abortion legislation; what’s behind the “nuisance” of a physician providing legal abortion care?; and more.
Simplistic Christian pop helps recruit tweens and teens to the anti-choice movement. But with maturity people see shades of gray, a developmental reality anti-choice youth-recruitment efforts can’t ameliorate.
Pro-choicers prefer women not to need late abortions, just as we’d prefer there not be any unintended pregnancies. But the answer can never be to refuse women abortions.
The refusal of Senate Republicans, nearly all of whom identify as “pro-life,” to support the 9/11 First Responders bill gives the question of what it means to be “pro-life” new urgency.
Why did soon-to-be Speaker of the House John Boehner meet with anti-choice extremist amongst extremists Randall Terry? Was he simply trying to placate the man so that he doesn’t act the fool?
Some of us think that a civil public dialogue on abortion based on values, facts and outcomes would result in better public policy and less tea party rage.
John Boehner has a sit-down with Randall Terry. ‘Nuff said?
Going home for the holidays is always stressful, but if your family members have been regularly attending tea party rallies, you know that this one is going to be a doozy.