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Milwaukee Abortion Doctor Can’t Find Successor

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

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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