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Abortion Rights Take Center Stage at Republican Debate

Republicans facing off in Saturday night’s presidential debate sparred over whose anti-choice stances were the most draconian.

Republicans facing off in Saturday night’s presidential debate sparred over whose anti-choice stances were the most draconian.

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New Jersey Lacks Law Addressing Shackling of Pregnant Inmates Because Gov. Christie Wouldn’t Sign It

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie signed nearly 100 bills as the legislative session came to a close this January, but a measure to severely curtail the shackling of pregnant inmates wasn’t one of them.

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie signed nearly 100 bills as the legislative session came to a close this January, but a measure to severely curtail the shackling of pregnant inmates wasn’t one of them.

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It’s Christie’s Anti-Choice Record—Not His Planned Parenthood Donations—We Should Be Worried About

Chris Christie doesn’t need to tell us whether or not he has flip-flopped on reproductive rights: His record speaks for itself.

Chris Christie doesn’t need to tell us whether or not he has flip-flopped on reproductive rights: His record speaks for itself.

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Chris Christie Won’t Condemn Maine Governor’s ‘Racist’ Comments

The GOP presidential candidate asserted that while Gov. Paul LePage's statements may have been offensive, he shouldn’t have the remarks held against him.

The GOP presidential candidate asserted that while Gov. Paul LePage’s statements may have been offensive, he shouldn’t have the remarks held against him.

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Maine Governor and Chris Christie Ally Faces Firestorm Over ‘Racist’ Remarks

Maine Gov. Paul LePage is facing a wave of criticism for making what many have deemed to be racist comments during a Bridgton town hall meeting.

Maine Gov. Paul LePage is facing a wave of criticism for making what many have deemed to be racist comments during a Bridgton town hall meeting.

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Terrorism Is a Problem, But Immigration Isn’t the Reason Why

It should concern us all that conservative candidates are conflating terrorism with immigration. This sort of rhetoric breeds hysteria that targets already vulnerable populations—not to mention it’s simply irresponsible and intellectually lazy.

It should concern us all that conservative candidates are conflating terrorism with immigration. This sort of rhetoric breeds hysteria that targets already vulnerable populations—not to mention it’s simply irresponsible and intellectually lazy.

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The Notoriously Anti-Choice Media Outlet Co-Sponsoring the Next Democratic Debate

Why is the Democratic National Committee, chaired by Debbie Wasserman Schultz, partnering with an anti-choice publication for Saturday's debate if it seeks to only work with media outlets in line with its key principles?

Why is the Democratic National Committee, chaired by Debbie Wasserman Schultz, partnering with an anti-choice publication for Saturday’s debate if it seeks to only work with media outlets in line with its key principles?

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Debunking Five Absurd Comments About Planned Parenthood From the GOP Debate

Planned Parenthood confessed to felonies? Hillary Clinton believes in systematic murder? Welcome to the 2016 GOP presidential contest.

Planned Parenthood confessed to felonies? Hillary Clinton believes in systematic murder? Welcome to the 2016 GOP presidential contest.

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The 14th Amendment Says You’re A Citizen When You’re Born, So No Wonder Conservatives Hate It

Many Republicans have been attacking, undermining, or radically reinterpreting the 14th Amendment, which guarantees equality under the law. There's a lot of reasons for this, but the common theme is undermining women's right to control when and how they give birth.

Many Republicans have been attacking, undermining, or radically reinterpreting the 14th Amendment, which guarantees equality under the law. There’s a lot of reasons for this, but the common theme is undermining women’s right to control when and how they give birth.

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Ohio’s Uninsured Rates Plummet After Obamacare Embrace

The number of Ohioans without health insurance has dropped by about half since 2012, after the state's GOP Gov. John Kasich drew the scorn from fellow Republicans when he expanded Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act.

The number of Ohioans without health insurance has dropped by about half since 2012, after the state’s GOP Gov. John Kasich drew the scorn from fellow Republicans when he expanded Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act.

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