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Because Of Red State Restrictions, Back Alley Abortions Are Back

Because Of Red State Restrictions, Back Alley Abortions Are Back

With conservative states working to restrict access for women to reproductive health services, the kind of back alley abortions Roe v. Wade was intended to prevent are resurfacing. It’s a horrible natural experiment that is taking place in Texas, where we are going to see what happens in 2014 when U.S. women don’t have access […]

April 5, 2014 / More... ( comments)

South Carolina House Approves Abortion Ban After 20 Weeks

South Carolina’s Republican House passed a bill that would ban abortion after 20 weeks. The bill now moves to the Senate, where if approved and then signed by Republican Governor Nikki Haley, South Carolina would become the 13th state to enact the ban, according to the Guttmacher Institute, a nonprofit sexual health research organization. Similar […]

March 20, 2014 / More... ( comments)

Southern Baptist Official Says Words ‘Zygote,’ ‘Embryo’ Insult The Unborn

Oh, and also the word “fetus.” You see these are people, who deserve better wordage. Dr. Russell Moore made the comments last week during a prayer at the Susan B. Anthony List 2014 Campaign for Life Gala. “Father God, as we see the tables cleared away tonight we know that tomorrow morning a young woman […]

March 18, 2014 / More... ( comments)

Virginia Republican Says A Pregnant Woman Is Just A ‘Host’

Republican State Senator Steve Martin (obviously not the comedy legend) says a pregnant woman is just a “host” even though “some refer to them as mothers.” Martin, the former chairman of the Senate Education and Health Committee, wrote a lengthy post about his opinions on women’s bodies on his Facebook wall last week in response […]

February 24, 2014 / More... ( comments)

Anti-Abortion Groups to Boycott Girl Scout Cookies

Sure, punish little girls selling cookies because women still have a right to do what they wish with their reproductive organs in America. Rather than targeting the organization itself, they’re going to punish the girls who depend on cookie sales for both good will and self-esteem. Good going! Groups such as Pro-Life Waco and Pro-Life […]

February 4, 2014 / More... ( comments)

Abortions Lowest Since Roe V. Wade

Abortions Lowest Since Roe v. Wade http://t.co/CPeSjQSg5v #cheatsheet — The Daily Beast (@thedailybeast) February 3, 2014 Daily Beast: The abortion rate in the United States has fallen to its lowest level since 1973, the year Roe v. Wade was decided by the Supreme Court. A study released Sunday by the Guttmacher Institute reports 16.9 abortions […]

February 2, 2014 / More... ( comments)

Alabama Bill Would Allow Hospitals To Reject Miscarrying Women, Endangering Health

Alabama State Rep. Becky Nordgren is sponsoring the Health Care Rights of Conscience Act, which would allow any health care professional to turn down a patient seeking cloning, abortion or sterilization. It also permits medical professionals to refuse to do embryonic stem cell research. According to the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), that means that […]

January 30, 2014 / More... ( comments)

Anti-Abortion? There’s An App For That

It was introduced at a pro-life conference put on by the Family Research Council called, without irony, “Pro Life Con.” It the app doesn’t do much other than let you pray, which you can surely do without an app. But here’s what it claims: Download the Online for Life App to receive real-time alerts on […]

January 25, 2014 / More... ( comments)

Five States Spent $3 Million Taxpayer Dollars Fighting Abortion

The five states are Kansas, Texas, North Dakota, South Dakota and Idaho. Think Progress has the details. Would the people who favor the government spending money this way believe it’s fair for them to spend the same amounts defending abortion? Repost This Article Now read this:Struggling New York Actresses, Models, Selling Their Eggs (Nov 24, […]

January 25, 2014 / More... ( comments)

Hospital Insists On Keeping Pregnant Brain Dead Woman Alive Until Fetus Is Viable

John Peter Smith Hospital in Dallas says it has to keep Marlise Muñoz on life support until her 22-week-old fetus attains viability, even though the fetus has little chance of survival. This goes against the family’s wishes. Attorneys for the family of a pregnant Haltom City woman who has been on life support at John […]

January 23, 2014 / More... ( comments)

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