Republicans grouse and whine about the “war on women” narrative, but they are too afraid of the religious right to take common sense measures like abandoning the attacks on contraception access. How long will it take for them to figure out that they’ve gone too far?
Nearly two hours into the Friday morning speeches at this year’s Values Voter Summit, Rep. Marlin Stutzman revved up the crowd with his call to ban abortion, using himself as a reason.
Rick Perry seems to think that Joan Rivers would still be alive if her doctor had hospital admitting privileges, the kind Texas now requires of abortion providers. Oh, wait. He did.
Since 2010, Sean Fieler, a New Jersey-based hedge fund manager and fervent Catholic, has personally contributed nearly $18 million to political candidates and causes that align with his anti-choice, anti-LGBT, and pro-theocracy views, according to an analysis of tax filings and campaign finance records by RH Reality Check.
Anti-choicers’ bizarre attacks on the newly crowned Miss America expose how the movement has become a strange conspiracy-theory factory, with its supporters seeing monsters around every corner.
Proponents of secularism in Arizona on Wednesday sent a letter to Gov. Jan Brewer (R) asking that her Office of Faith and Community Partnerships not use public funds to advocate for religiosity.
Many of the employers suing the federal government over the Affordable Care Act’s contraceptive benefit, including Wheaton College in Illinois, fail to offer employees robust parental leave coverage, an analysis by RH Reality Check shows.
“The national same-sex marriage struggle animates a clash between convictions regarding the value of state decisions reached by way of the democratic process,” U.S. District Court Judge Martin Feldman wrote, “as contrasted with personal, genuine, and sincere lifestyle choices recognition.”
There is no perfect way to staff our judiciary, but the evidence is inescapable that the more money that goes into electing judges, the worse our state courts perform.
The leader of a national anti-choice lobby group said Sunday that Texas’ omnibus anti-abortion law was always intended to shutter legal abortion clinics.