A federal judge today handed a decisive loss to the Center for Medical Progress and BioMax, the two organizations embroiled in a lawsuit with the National Abortion Federation stemming from their smear campaign against Planned Parenthood.
CNN’s latest poll has the same problem as so many before it: It’s not measuring attitudes about abortion so much as attitudes about female autonomy. By not being more exacting, the poll may do more to confuse than illuminate.
Most of the footage appears to be recorded during informal receptions when Planned Parenthood officials were speaking extemporaneously to David Daleiden, the anti-choice front group’s figurehead.
When law enforcement targets sex workers and the websites they use, mainstream outlets and organizations tend to give them a pass. But with the raid on Rentboy.com, that script has flipped.
As we move closer to the election, we must remember to continue calling out these attacks for what they are: a political rallying cry for an extremist agenda.
Two of the major anti-Planned Parenthood talking points, which anti-choicers have disseminated through mainstream media, are about advancing the idea that any sexual health services that aren’t about making babies doesn’t count as real health care.
The anti-choice front group behind a series of videos spreading misinformation about Planned Parenthood deceptively edited footage in “undercover” videos to alter the meaning of dialogue and removed portions of footage the organization claimed were “full footage.”
The plight of the Black community, in Baltimore and elsewhere, should not overshadow the vibrancy and resilience of Black people.
Regardless of whether the freshmen’s objections are legitimate, in my own estimation, co-opting this particular controversy at Duke into a discussion of trigger warnings is to compare apples to oranges.
Right now I have to consider that this season I may be a rape survivor cheering for a team led by an accused rapist.