Texas Republicans have promised not to further decimate women’s health care in the state, and it’s being hailed as a compromise. I think it’s more like a hostage situation.
The Gosnell trial is over, but states continue to use it as an excuse to push their anti-choice agenda.
A panel of judges sent a strong message to state legislatures that abortion rights matter.
When the Gosnell case went to trial, right-wing activists saw their moment at hand, and got busy. Right-wing members of Congress got the message.
The committee voted not to recommend the three bills, which would make it harder for teens to access safe abortion care and would redefine what constitutes a viable fetus in the state’s legal code.
This week, the right tried to drum up support for personhood and fetal rights via criminal prosecutions.
Spokespeople for the CPC, which shares a name similar to that of the reproductive health clinic, avoided giving a straight answer as to whether the next-door location was a coincidence or if it was intended to confuse patients on their way to the clinic.
Former Georgia Secretary of State Karen Handel announced that she is running for an open U.S. Senate seat in Georgia, while Virginia Republicans selected Bishop E.W. Jackson as their nominee for lieutenant governor in this year’s election.
With less access to quality preventive care, and more money heading to deceptive crisis pregnancy centers, the 2013 legislative session was another tough one for women.
U.S. District Judge Susan Webber ruled from the bench and temporarily blocked the state’s extreme law from taking effect while a legal challenge to it proceeds.