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Afternoon Roundup: Teen Birth Rate At All Time Low; Natural Childbirth is Moronic

Teen birth rate in the U.S. continues to decline; former anti-abortion leader/Catholic excorcist accused of “inappropriate relations” with women; Florida “Choose Life” law may be re-written; new Lifetime show presents natural chidlbirth as moronic; and the battle over homosexuality all over Africa.

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Roundup: Abortion and Health Care, Part 327

The health care reform lawsuit brought by nineteen states against the federal government opened yesterday, and the anti-choice press is all over it. Plus another county removes abortion from a health care plan.

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Roundup: Do Anti-Choice Endorsements Hold Any Weight?

Anti-choice groups have been eager to flex their political muscle during the 2010 elections.  This summer, we should be able to learn how effective that muscle really is.

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Roundup: Baby You Can Drive My Car (But Not In Newton or Wellesley)

Massachusetts is debuting “Choose Life” license plates, and some are afraid of the “pro-choice nuts” possible retribution.  Plus, a follow up on Friday’s mini-roundup.

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Virginia Governor Signs Bill Creating Pro-Choice License Plate

Under a deadline, Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell signs bill to create the pro-choice “Trust Women” license plate but adds one final amendment to bill.

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Legislators Send Va. Governor Bill that Restores “Trust Women” License Plate Funds to Planned Parenthood

It seems Virginia is once again on the verge of offering drivers a pro-choice specialty license plate with the money going to Planned Parenthood.

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Virginia House Directs Funding from Pro-Choice License Plate to Questionable Use

In what some hope is a temporary setback to pro-choice supporters, the Virginia House of Delegates passed a bill that would create a pro-choice license plate, but would redirect the proceeds away from Planned Parenthood, the plate’s sponsor.

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UPDATE: Virginia Gets Closer to Creating Pro-Choice License Plate

Virginia’s General Assembly is inching towards passage of legislation that would approve the creation of a pro-choice specialty license plate, making it the fourth state with a pro-choice design and the first created that required legislative approval.

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Why the Big Disparity Between States Offering “Pro-Choice” And “Pro-Life” License Plates?

Virginia may become only the fourth state to offer a “pro-choice” specialty license plate. But why is there a huge disparity between the states that offer “choose life” plates and those that offer pro-choice ones?

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Roundup: “Choose Life” License Plates in 18 States

“Choose Life” license plates spread to 18 states; New York Governor plans to introduce same-sex marriage bill; Texas legislators go after local Planned Parenthood clinics; Gov. Sarah Palin’s reactionary judicial nominee draws criticism.

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