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Martha McSally: The Anti-Feminist

Pamela Powers Hannley | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Pamela Powers Hannley

Republican Congressional candidate Col. Martha McSally says she has been "fighting for women's rights and women's equality [her] whole life." McSally...

Hey Anti-Choicers: Coercion Is Always Wrong

John Seager | Posted 11.01.2012 | Politics
John Seager

Thank goodness Mississippi voters -- as have voters in every other state where this issue has appeared on the ballot -- put the rights of women above the "rights" of fertilized eggs. But how soon until a state does restrict birth control?

When Strict Abortion Laws Lack Medical Sense

HuffPost Live | Posted 10.24.2012 | Health and Fitness

“The baby would likely be stillborn in the seventh or eighth month,” Sheila Sunder wrote of her first trimester ultrasound results in a Motherlode...

Mitt Romney and the Temple of Womb

Karl Frisch | Posted 10.22.2012 | Politics
Karl Frisch

"America's Comeback Team" of Romney/Ryan will come back for women's choice, women's health and women's pay, and they will not stop until all of the progress made in the fight for women's equality over the past 50 years has been erased.

Why Is Mitt Romney Outraged at Todd Akin and Not at Paul Ryan?

Michael Keegan | Posted 10.20.2012 | Politics
Michael Keegan

Mitt Romney is outraged! He's insulted! He's offended! Why? A Republican Senate candidate dared to state a position on choice that is exactly the same as that of Romney's own running mate.

Like a Broken Record, House Continues Its Obsession With Attacking Women's Health Care

Nancy Keenan | Posted 09.11.2012 | Politics
Nancy Keenan

If anti-choice politicians are focused on creating jobs and growing our economy, they sure have a funny way of showing it.

Five Things the House is Doing to Attack Choice

Nancy Keenan | Posted 08.04.2012 | Politics
Nancy Keenan

In the first five months of 2012, the anti-choice House leadership has lined up no fewer than five separate bills with anti-choice provisions for floor action. It's amazing they can keep a straight face when they say there's no War on Women.

The Religious Right's Assault on Palliative Care

Barbara Coombs Lee | Posted 07.30.2012 | Politics
Barbara Coombs Lee

The medical establishment's support for patient choice exists within a particular, and peculiar, bioethical framework.A problem arises for palliative care physicians when people question their intention.

Wisconsin Governor Walker Attacks Sex Ed

El Chanclaso | Posted 08.16.2012 | Latino Voices
El Chanclaso

I'm giving Raimundo Rojas, the Hispanic outreach coordinator for the National Right to Life Committe, un chanclaso en la boca.

Unborn in the USA

Robert J. Elisberg | Posted 05.07.2012 | Politics
Robert J. Elisberg

Given that the number of unborn is currently unknown, it could reach the trillions -- or gazillions -- and should all those unborn give their grateful loyalty upon birth (should it occur) to the religious far right, the Republican Party could overwhelm elections through eternity.

"Three Generations of Imbeciles Are Enough"

Bennett L. Gershman | Posted 03.26.2012 | Politics
Bennett L. Gershman

Is there any connection between the eugenics movement and the anti-choice movement? Forcing a woman to give birth -- which the anti-choice movement effectively requires -- really is not that different conceptually from preventing her from giving birth.

A Modest Proposal -- In the Interest of Justice

Rev. Tom Davis | Posted 02.26.2012 | Politics
Rev. Tom Davis

The anti-abortion movement has been relentless in its determination to obstruct, block, prevent or make difficult any woman's attempt to obtain an abortion. But it has been strangely inactive in trying to stop men from getting vasectomies.

Reality Check: Republican Losers Did Not Overreach

Karl Frisch | Posted 01.09.2012 | Politics
Karl Frisch

Conventional wisdom pushers and the Beltway chattering class have been scrambling to explain the crushing defeat Republicans suffered in last night's off-year election. To hear them spin it, Republicans lost because they "overreached." Ridiculous.

TOMS Shoes Founder Expresses Regret for Focus on the Family Appearance

Joe Mirabella | Posted 09.08.2011 | Business
Joe Mirabella

Blake Mycoskie, founder of TOMS Shoes, has issued an exclusive statement to Change.org in response to an embarrassing controversy linking the popular ...

A Budget Proposal to Make Lives Shorter, Harder and Unhealthier

Carolyn Maloney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Carolyn Maloney

The Republicans have proposed a plan that will change the daily lives of millions of women and children for the worse. And the hard cruelty of the cuts spans all ages, starting in the womb.

Weekly Pulse: Vermont Poised to Pass Single-Payer

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
The Media Consortium

Weekly Pulse: Vermont Poised to Pass Single-PayerBy Lindsay Beyerstein, Media Consortium blogger Vermont is poised to abolish most forms of private he...

A Forced March for American Women: Back to the 19th Century

Carolyn Maloney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Carolyn Maloney

Right now, in the halls of Congress and in states around the country, there is a calculated and cynical attempt underway to force the women of America to march in lockstep back to the 19th century.

Compromising Funding Is Compromising Women's Lives (VIDEO)

Reproductive Justice | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Reproductive Justice

By Jasmine Burnett, Regional Coordinator for SisterSong Women Of Color Reproductive Justice Collective The Planned Parenthood New York March for Wome...

Amid Pressure, NYC Anti-Choice Billboard Targeting Black Women and Communities Comes Down

C. Nicole Mason | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
C. Nicole Mason

This billboard is only one of the many attacks on reproductive freedom and services for low-income women across the country. We must remain vigilant.

Acts of Outrage, Indifference and Arrogance

Rep. Carolyn Maloney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rep. Carolyn Maloney

The current attack on women's personal liberties, our access to reproductive health services and our right to lifesaving medical care is stunning in its scope, appalling in its indifference, and outrageous in its arrogance.

They Aren't Pro-Life, They Are Anti-Choice

Conan Neutron | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Conan Neutron

I want anybody that cares about what a woman is allowed to do with her body to do one simple thing. Do not let ANYBODY use the term pro-life, ever. If...

The People Behind the "Let Women Die" Act

Elizabeth Shipp | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Elizabeth Shipp

Elections have consequence,s and for American women, that can't be made any more painfully clear than by the recent actions by newly elected anti-choice members of Congress.

Weekly Diaspora: Why Arizona's Birthright Bill is Bad for the Economy

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
The Media Consortium

by Catherine A. Traywick, Media Consortium blogger Arizona lawmakers are expected to introduce an "anchor baby" bill today that would deny birthright ...

What Is The Role Of Theology In The Abortion Debate?

Clay Farris Naff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Clay Farris Naff

A particular theology can never make a good basis for public policy. Anti-choice advocates believe they are a majority, but their position amounts to religious tyranny all the same.

Dangerous Claims That Abortion Is Genocide

Reproductive Justice | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Reproductive Justice

The anti-abortion right wing is hard at work trying to drive a wedge into communities of color. A conspiracy theory -- which alleges that abortion amounts to genocide perpetrated by white people on minority communities -- is gathering steam.