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House Schedules Another Vote Against Health-Care Law During National Women’s Health Week

The House of Representatives is expected Thursday to vote to repeal the Affordable Care Act Thursday—the 37th time the Republican-dominated body has voted to defund, repeal, or otherwise dismantle the law.

The House of Representatives is expected Thursday to vote to repeal the Affordable Care Act—the 37th time the Republican-dominated body has voted to defund, repeal, or otherwise dismantle the law.

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Mysterious GOP Senator Wants To Define Flooding As Beginning at Fertilization (Oh, Rand Paul)

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The senate is having a hard time passing flood insurance bill due to a senator’s insistance on tagging a fertilized egg amendment onto it.

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Wisconsin Republican Senator Proposes Bill To Label Single-Parenthood As Child Abuse

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Whether you’re gay, black, female, or a spore with feelings, Republicans do not like you unless you aspire to be a white Christian millionaire.

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Giuliani Says He Can’t Be President Because He’s Not Anti-Choice Enough

Until the anti-choice advocates give up on their litmus test, Giuliani says he’ll never be able to get the nomination.

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Afternoon Roundup: Kanye West’s Abortion Tweet Annoys Lily Allen (And Many Others)

Kanye West’s bad-mood-producing abortion tweet; NYC’s racist, anti-choice billboard; the Tea Party’s “we’re not interested in the culture wars” culture-war agenda setting thus far; and midwifery saves money!

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Afternoon Roundup: Washington DC Proposes Cutting Out the ‘Middle-Man’ For Birth Control Access

Washington DC proposes birth control from pharmacists without a prescription; newly-created UN Women director speaks at the opening session of Commission on the Status of Women; GOP budget slashes foreign aid for HIV/AIDS programs and AIDS advocates say it will mean the loss of babies’ lives; Dr. Bernard Nathanson, a physician who provided abortions turned passionate-anti-legal-abortion-advocate dies.

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How to Stop the Right’s Campaign Against Rape Victims

It is time to propose practical changes that would actually cut public expenditures, protect rape victims and make the anti-women animus that motivates these proposals visible for all to see.

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(UPDATED) Federal Judge Rules Against Health Reform Law

A federal judge in Virginia has ruled in favor of Virginia’s Attorney General Kenneth Cuccinelli’s lawsuit. Judge Hudson, a Republican favorite, determined that the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act’s central provision – that all Americans must purchase health care – is unconstitutional. What happens next?

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Afternoon Roundup: Republicans Say Abortion More Important Than Economy, Birthornot.com Couple “Rejects” Abortion

Newly elected Republicans around the country are hard at work dealing with the troubles afflicting our nation…access to abortion for women; The “Birthornot.com” couple makes a shocking decision; and surgeons gather from around the globe to address an entirely preventable and treatable childbirth-caused condition called obstetric fistula.

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Roundup: STIs and HIV Continue to Wreak Havoc While the United States Congress Prepares to Battle…What? Abortion

Despite some progress in reducing the incidence of gonorrhea in the United States, spyhillis and chlamydia continue to rise; women and girls make up an ever-increasing share of all those infected with HIV worldwide, and despite promises re: jobs! jobs! jobs! the Tea Party and conservative Republicans are gearing up to pat down your uterus daily.

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