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Florida Moves Forward on Parental Notification Bill

Changes in the rules for minor girls seeking abortions are pushing through the Florida House.

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The Singing Grannies “Don’t Say ‘Uterus'”

You may not be able to say “uterus” on the Florida floor, but these grannies sure can sing it!

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Roundup: Manchin Introduces Title X Audit Reporting Bill

DC Abortion Fund helps women whose Medicaid-funding for abortion was pulled at the last minute; Florida senate wants to subject Medicaid funding for contraception to religious refusals; and Sen. Manchin thinks showing that no Title X money is spent on abortion will solve something.

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Roundup: DC Mayor Arrested Protesting Budget Riders

Washington, DC, mayor Vincent Gray was arrested protesting Monday. Image from Washington Post.

DC mayor arrested protesting abortion rider; birth control also too controversial for Florida legislature; Pennsylvania moves towards TRAP laws in response to Gosnell; UK gay men can donate blood but only if they’re celibate; and how forced pregnancy solves our budget woes.

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How The “U-Word” Exposes the Anti-Choice Movement

A recent attempt to censor use of the word “uterus” on the floor of the Florida statehouse tells a lot about what motivates the anti-choice movement: severe prudery and misogyny.

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Uterus Now Officially a Dirty Word in Florida

A Florida state representative is chastized for using the word “uterus” on the floor as some may find it offensive.

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Roundup: Does Scott Brown Really Support Planned Parenthood?

Planned Parenthood: Former Massachusetts governor supports it, what is Senator Scott Brown true stance on defunding it, and Rep. Alan West is offended that it’s in so many black communities. Also – radiation risks to pregnant women in Japan, and fertility treatments for HIV-positive men who want children.

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Florida Files 18 Anti-Abortion Bills This Session

Florida may not win the “most restrictive” anti-abortion legislation prize, but they should at least get a runner up award as one of the most prolific.

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Ab-only Leader Praises “Kill the Gays” Ugandan Minister

Whether Mullarkey intended her statements to represent the official position of Project SOS or her own private reflections, they reveal the core beliefs of the leader of one of Florida’s major abstinence-only-until-marriage institutions.

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Weekly Pulse: #DearJohn, Does Banning Abortion Trump Job Growth?

With millions of Americans out of work, House Republicans are focusing in on real priorities: decimating private abortion coverage and crippling public funding for abortion.

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