Ben Carson said that the private sector needs to come to the rescue of the undereducated women who have unplanned pregnancies, and John Kasich treated young women’s interest in politics like a joke.
Our goal is to refocus the dialogue about Black women’s reproductive health decisions back to the real conditions of our lives. Conditions which, if unmet, leave us vulnerable in many instances, with abortion as a choice we have been forced into.
The biggest campaign news on reproductive rights this week continued to be Carly Fiorina, who doubled down on the biggest lie she has told so far.
It is the job of the media to help inform the public by providing information that is accurate, fair, and thorough, and neither misinforms nor oversimplifies. Unfortunately the media too often fails at its job, and in this case NPR did too.
Kim Davis, a Kentucky county clerk who went to jail this month after refusing to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples, was presented with the Cost of Discipleship Award at the Values Voter Summit.
Republican presidential candidates Ted Cruz, Marco Rubio, and Rick Santorum called to strip Planned Parenthood of all funding at the annual Values Voter Summit.
Fact-checkers at almost every major media outlet were quick to debunk Fiorina’s misleading comments about Planned Parenthood last week at the second GOP presidential debate.
Marco Rubio came out and said that Planned Parenthood is trying to push unsuspecting women into abortion to profit off them. At this point, it’s clear that we’re dealing with a full-fledged conspiracy theory.
Here are eleven shaming themes I’ve encountered, along with my responses, to help other pro-choice advocates prepare for the muck that’s likely to get slung our way as the right wing continues its crusade against reproductive health-care providers.
Planned Parenthood confessed to felonies? Hillary Clinton believes in systematic murder? Welcome to the 2016 GOP presidential contest.