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Thanksgiving Conversation Guide, Or How to Talk About Abortion When Your Family Is Borderline Tea Party

Going home for the holidays is always stressful, but if your family members have been regularly attending tea party rallies, here’s some tips for surviving those awkward  conversations.

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BirthorNot.com: Anti-Choice Trolling Fail

Birthornot.com is purportedly about letting the internet vote on whether Pete and Alisha Arnold of Apple Valley, Minnesota should have a child or an abortion.  Except they are not who they say they are.

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STOKING FIRE: The Abortion Narrative You Don’t Hear

The stigma surrounding abortion — manufactured by a relentless anti-choice movement–has silenced women who’ve terminated unwanted pregnancies. As a result, the loudest voices belong to those who claim abortion has ruined their lives.

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No Anti-Choice Mandate, But Don’t Worry, They’ll Make One Up

Yesterday’s election did not represent an anti-choice, anti-health reform, nor anti- environment mandate.  But don’t worry, they’ll make one up.

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Dirty Campaigning, Brazilian Style

The 2010 Brazilian presidential elections marked the first time abortion became a highly debated campaign issue and it followed a fairly American script, replete with allegations that the front runner, was a lesbian, a child-killer, a socialist.

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STOKING FIRE: Donuts, Candy Canes, Fetuses and Free Speech in New Mexico

In Roswell, New Mexico, a group of high schoolers is demanding that the Roswell Independent School District [RISD] permit them to distribute anti-choice messages to their teachers and peers.

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(VIDEO) Anti-Choice-Tea Party Video on Amendment 62 Full of Lies, Distortions and Grotesquery

I am long past the point of hoping for some semblance of truth from the anti-woman, anti-life, anti-choice movement.  Still, the length to which they use blatant lies and distortions–and the failure of most media outlets to call them on it–remains breathtaking.

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Election 2010: Ohio Republican Candidate Tom Ganley Accused of Sexual Harassment

Anti-choice Republican Tom Ganley, famous for asking Ohio voters to send Congresswoman Betty Sutton “back to the kitchen,” is in a bit of hot water of his own making.  He is being sued for sexual assault by a Tea Party campaign staffer.

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Fear Of Sex Shop Costs City $70K and Lots of Prayers

How much money and effort would you spend to make sure that a store that sells lingerie, adult dvds and lotions doesn’t open up in your city?  Well, if you are the city of Manassas, at least $70,000.

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My Morning As a Clinic Escort

Back in April, I promised myself if I got pregnant I would go clinic escorting once I was huge and obviously pregnant.  Now, almost six months later, I felt like it was time to follow through on my promise.

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