The myth of the born-alive fetus has long been a weapon in the pro-life arsenal, one “kept alive” by misleading language, and by efforts to pass laws that further obfuscate and mislead.
Various anti-choice organizations are all using the same messaging on one very narrow abortion-related issue, is it coordinated? Can it be legally? We’re concerned about the actual sexual and reproductive health policy, not just the election.
The Republican National Committee uses debunked “Born Alive” accusations in mailer. Will far-right social conservative anti-choice values be accepted by voters?
More evidence that the “Born Alive” lies are pure right-wing extremism that should be dismissed? The argument is now being carried in robo-calls, the most annoying and least credible medium in politics.
Hardball’s Chris Matthews hosted Cecile Richards and Barbara Comstock for a debate between education, prevention and pro-choice values vs. the same old divisive politics of personal destruction from the far-right.
Will social conservative family values save the McCain campaign, or be repudiated in the final battle of the Culture War? If objective dial tests, focus groups and polls are any indication, it seems progressive values will define the Culture Peace.
Sarah Palin is an outspoken critic of abortion — against it even in incidents of rape and incest. But as governor she never pushed anti-choice legislation.
Bob Schieffer asked Senator Barack Obama and Senator John McCain "[c]ould either of you ever nominate someone to the Supreme Court who disagrees with you on this issue? Senator McCain?"
Senator John McCain repeated long debunked lies about Sen. Barack Obama’s record on the Illinois Born Alive Protection Act.
Barack Obama and John McCain had a full discussion of sexual and reproductive health issues in the final presidential debate tonight.