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Advocates Say Term ‘Pro-Choice’ Is Outdated

Advocates Say Term ‘Pro-Choice’ Is Outdated

No phrase has been identified to replace it, but some women believe the term “pro-choice” isn’t broad enough. “The labels we’ve always used about pro-choice and pro-life — they’re outdated and they don’t mean anything,” said Janet Colm, 62, president of Planned Parenthood Action Fund of Central North Carolina, as she prepared to take several [...]

Crowd Funding Campaign To Stop Closing Of Abortion Clinic

It’s halfway to the $100,000 goal.

In These States, Medical Care For Women Is Decided By Politicians, Not Doctors

In a majority of the country it’s politicians, not doctors, who decide medical care. That’s because a wave of anti-choice legislation has completely reoriented the women’s health landscape, ensuring that medical professionals are forced to ignore their best judgment in order to remain compliant with the law, according to a new report from the National [...]

New Website Encourages Women To Discuss Their Abortions

It’s called Not Alone, and allows women a to share their experiences and get support. After Emily Letts posted a video of her own abortion procedure on YouTube, she knew it would spark a discussion. She wanted to open up a space to talk honestly about the medical procedure. The 25-year-old New Jersey resident also [...]

Milwaukee Abortion Doctor Can’t Find Successor

While conservatives will tout this as a good thing, you can file this under the ongoing war on women. Anti-choicers claim that new restrictions are not intended to halt access to abortions, but that is an out-and-out lie. That is exactly what they’re intended to do. // < ![CDATA[ var icx_iframe_id = "84d910b2-c657-411b-86e3-bdf9ccc92b66"; // ]]> [...]

We shouldn’t make fun of earlier, heathen civilizations, says conservative icon Dr. Ben Carson, as we are a heathen nation that kills babies. Carson, who has no problem endorsing candidates who support abortion rights in order to win votes, was responding to a comment by host Perry Atkinson who said that if America could just [...]

Supreme Court Strikes Down Abortion Clinic Buffer Zones

In a First Amendment case, the Supreme Court struck down a Massachusetts law that barred protests near abortion clinics. The law, enacted in 2007, created 35-foot buffer zones around entrances to abortion clinics. State officials said the law was a response to a history of harassment and violence at abortion clinics in Massachusetts, including a shooting [...]

Supremos Strike Down Womens’ Clinic ‘Buffer Zones’

The ruling in what was a first amendment case comes as no surprise to court observers: The Supreme Court on Thursday struck down a Massachusetts law that barred protests near abortion clinics. The law, enacted in 2007, created 35-foot buffer zones around entrances to abortion clinics. State officials said the law was a response to a history [...]

LA Gov. Jindal Likely to Force Life Support For Brain Dead Woman To Protect Fetus

Even if it goes against the wishes of the family Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal wants to pass a law that would require them to keep a pregnant woman alive to protect a fetus. House Bill 1274, sponsored by state Rep. Austin Badon (D), specifies that if a woman is at least 20 weeks pregnant, the [...]

Anti-Abortion Group Suddenly Very Concerned About Women’s Health

Perhaps you’ve been on the ol’  Twitter machine today and seen the “Tweetstorm” for #ThePillKills. No? Well, maybe that’s because it’s not exactly burning up the trending topics chart; and much of what’s being tweeted with that hashtag is actually in support of the pill. And facts. But no matter — you just wait for [...]

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