Buried deep in the 391-page Every Student Succeeds Act (S. 1177) is a section that references an existing requirement in the Public Health Service Act that “school-based health centers,” which receive public funds, may not provide abortions.
“I mean why do you have to go around flouting your sexuality? It’s not necessary, you don’t need to talk about that, we need to talk about how we eliminate the enemy,” Carson said.
Trump refused to say whether he would seek to overturn Roe v. Wade, underscoring the business mogul’s murky history of indecision when it comes to his stance on reproductive health.
The actions of the “Human Capital” project have certainly had a number of ramifications, including triggering a string of efforts to defund Planned Parenthood and stoking violence against abortion providers. But for those behind the project, it may prove to be more legal trouble than it was worth.
For weeks Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) has been condemning his fellow Republican presidential candidates for their extreme abortion stances. Yet Graham’s own record on abortion stands as a testament to anti-choice extremism—a detail media outlets have largely overlooked when reporting on the manner.
When pressed for details about who of the nearly 90,000 Muslims who immigrate to the United States each year would be banned, Trump’s campaign manager told the Associated Press the ban would apply to “everybody.”
The siege at a Colorado Springs, Colorado Planned Parenthood was not a random act of violence. As this timeline from RH Reality Check shows, it was the outcome of a summer of escalating anti-choice rhetoric.
Republican candidates Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) and Carly Fiorina used the deadly shooting at a Colorado Planned Parenthood to push falsehoods about abortion and anti-choice violence.
The repeal passed 52-47 as part of budget reconciliation package, which required only 51 votes for approval. President Obama is expected to veto the package.
A federal lawsuit filed Wednesday challenges a 2011 law advocates claim is designed to disenfranchise Black and Latino voters in the state.