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.
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.
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.
Pro-choice groups work strenuously to protect our rights and provide affordable, essential care. But when it comes to choosing where and with which kind of provider to give birth, they are silent. Why?
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.
I believe in choices. Choices in childbirth, pregnancy, reproduction in general, parenting choices, lifestyle choices. Choice… all around choice.
The first question most people seem to ask me is why, as an 18-year-old guy about to start college, are reproductive rights so important to me, important enough for me to become an activist of sorts.
On Thursday, the news broke that the Obama administration included a ban on abortion coverage that basically meets the notorious Stupak restrictions that had been the focus of attention months ago within the health care reform debates. This means that the compromise that was satisfactory enough to the anti-abortion Democrats months ago to push through the “reform” has been surpassed with this measure; leaving many pro-choice activists asking “why did he do that? he didn’t have to!”
In the 7th district race in northwestern Wisconsin, retiring Representative David R. Obey (D) has joined Emily’s List in endorsing Wisconsin state Sen. Julie Lassa to take over his seat.
Planned Parenthood of the Heartland has filed a lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of Nebraska’s LB 594, the “Women’s Health Protection Act,” imposes requirements on physicians that are impossible to meet and requires medical professionals to flood their patients with false and misleading information.