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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"; // ]]> [...]

Missouri Governor Vetoes ‘Extreme and Disrespectful’ Anti-Abortion Bill

Missouri Governor Jay Nixon’s veto didn’t get much attention last week, but it deserves some. …Nixon (D) vetoed a bill on Wednesday that would have tripled the state’s mandatory waiting period before an abortion to 72 hours, even in cases of rape and incest. House Bill 1307 would have required women to wait three days [...]

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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