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Like Most Anti-Choice Republicans, Marco Rubio Isn't "Pro-Life"

Ben Spielberg | Posted 02.01.2017 | Home
Ben Spielberg

Every year since 1974, thousands of people have come to Washington, DC to rally against Roe v. Wade. Protestors argue that pregnant women should be s...

Happy 44th To Roe Vs. Wade And The Legalization Of Abortion

Melissa S. Grant | Posted 01.31.2017 | Home
Melissa S. Grant

On January 22nd, 1973, the Supreme Court ruled in a 7-2 majority recognizing the right to an abortion as a fundamental human right.That was 44 years a...

It's Time To Redefine What We Mean By Pro-Life. Take This Quiz.

Christopher Lamb | Posted 01.30.2017 | Home
Christopher Lamb

Trump and other Republicans may be opposed to abortion but this does not mean they're pro-life; it just means they're opposed to abortion.

One Issue - Abortion - Should Not Divide Women

Celia Wexler | Posted 01.22.2017 | Home
Celia Wexler

There has been a lot of attention to the Women's March on Washington and the exclusion by organizers of some pro-life women's groups. A lot of media ...

Of Orgies and Dream Teams (or How to Survive the Trumpocalypse)

Bob Weidman | Posted 12.26.2016 | Home
Bob Weidman

I have a confession. My wife Kate hates orgies. There, I said it. She hates orgies - doesn't care for them, doesn't want to participate in them, isn't...

'There Are People Who Are Really Angry With Women Who Dare To Determine Their Reproduction Choices -- Let Alone Run For President.'

Kerrie Houston Reightley | Posted 12.04.2016 | Home
Kerrie Houston Reightley

The state of women's rights in America -- exacerbated by the results of the presidential election -- recalls a science-fiction scenario, from Ray Bradbury's, 1951, "The Other Foot."

About Those Planned Parenthood Donations In Your Name, Mike Pence

Kimberley A. Johnson | Posted 11.21.2016 | Home
Kimberley A. Johnson

Mark my words, Mike. If you allow your religious hubris to screw women in this country, you'll bear witness to a collective anger you can't possibly imagine. And it won't only be women.

Elections Have Consequences - Part 2

Lisa Longo | Posted 11.09.2016 | Home
Lisa Longo

Well, now you've handed all three branches of government to fanatics and the lunatic fringe. But at least you "feel" good about it.

Polish Women's Fight Against Abortion Ban Is Not Over

LJ Quirk | Posted 10.17.2016 | HuffPost Live 321
LJ Quirk

The world should not turn a blind eye to the Polish women's plight.

As A Life-Long Republican, I'm With Her

Susan Bevan | Posted 10.17.2016 | Home
Susan Bevan

Like so many Republicans, I can no longer stand silent while my Party's Presidential nominee continues his deplorable, and frankly dangerous, outbursts. There can be no more question: Mr. Trump does not embody the values that have made me a lifelong Republican.

How Will This Election Impact Women Around The World?

John Seager | Posted 10.13.2016 | Home
John Seager

A Trump-Pence administration would be a disaster for women and girls everywhere: not just here in the United States but throughout the developing world as well.

Poland’s Massive Abortion Protest Shows That Citizens Are Frustrated With The Country’s Rightward Surge

The Huffington Post | Christian Borys | Posted 10.12.2016 | Home

LVIV, Ukraine ― Last week, Poland’s ruling government, the Law and Justice party, or PiS, rejected a proposal to ban abortion, but not before blac...

But I Say: Why Abortion Is Not The Only Political Issue That Should Matter To Followers Of Jesus

Sarah Thebarge | Posted 10.03.2016 | Home
Sarah Thebarge

The most common reason that people said they would continue to support Donald Trump, in spite of the warnings issued by Christian leaders like Philip Yancey and Max Lucado, was because ostensibly, Trump is anti-abortion.

Today Marks the 16th Anniversary of the Abortion Pill and International Safe Abortion Day

Melissa S. Grant | Posted 09.29.2016 | Home
Melissa S. Grant

Let's celebrate the 28th of September, for it's a significant date in women's reproductive healthcare history, but let us not forget there's still work to be done.

It's Time To Change Ireland's Archaic Abortion Laws

Outspeak | Posted 09.23.2016 | HuffPost Live 321

In Ireland, in 2016, women are fighting for the right to have full bodily autonomy from the state. On the Emerald Isle, locked into the Irish Constitution, is the Eighth Amendment which gives the unborn fetus equal rights to a living woman.

Inside The Vietnamese Cemetery Where 19,000 Abandoned Fetuses Are Buried

Kyle Le | Posted 09.08.2016 | HuffPost Live 321
Kyle Le

Mr. Phung collects unborn babies and aborted fetuses from the various clinics around the city on his motorbike.

Dear Ivanka, Good Start, Keep Pushing...

Susan Bevan | Posted 07.26.2016 | Home
Susan Bevan

For mainstream Republican women, the Party platform, Party record, and Party rhetoric, despite speech points designed to woo "women," are more concerning than ever.

#1 Pro-Choice Anti-Pence Movement Rally Ever

Lester & Charlie | Posted 07.21.2016 | Home
Lester & Charlie

Right before George W. Bush came up with the first legitimate reason to burn a book -- a memoir called "The Decider" -- he told NBC anchor Matt Lauer that, as young man, his mother showed him an old jar containing the fetus of her stillborn child.

Pro Choice: When A Day Of Independence is not an option, A Sufferer Should Have The Right To End Dependence

Joseph Cooper | Posted 07.03.2016 | Home
Joseph Cooper

What if a state legislature were to succeed in essentially obliging a woman to bring a life into being -- no matter how she became pregnant, no matter...

Friday Talking Points -- Ships Leaving A Sinking Rat

Chris Weigant | Posted 07.01.2016 | Home
Chris Weigant

As the stream of Republicans fleeing the Donald Trump candidacy becomes a flood, it does seem the appropriate metaphor to use -- the ships are leaving the sinking rat this time, not the other way 'round.

Federal Judge Blocks Florida Law To End Abortion Clinic Funding

Reuters | Amber Ferguson | Posted 07.01.2016 | Home

A federal judge has blocked parts of a new Florida law aiming to cut off state funding for preventive health services at clinics that also provide abo...

Un-Trapped: Supreme Court Strikes Down Texas Law Limiting Abortion

The Conversation US | Posted 06.29.2016 | Home
The Conversation US

The ruling in Whole Woman's Health v. Hellerstadt will affect states' powers generally to limit women's access to pre-viability abortion: it throws into question the validity of laws in at least 24 other states with similar requirements.

Olivia Wilde Sums Up Why Abortion Access Is So Damn Important

The Huffington Post | Jenavieve Hatch | Posted 06.10.2016 | Home

Matching baby bumps. ✌️ A photo posted by Olivia Wilde (@oliviawilde) on Apr 18, 2016 at 11:38am PDT As the host of the Physicians for Repr...

1-800-FAM(ily)-PLAN(ning), INC.

Amy Sewell | Posted 04.29.2016 | Home
Amy Sewell

The slew of recent articles about abortion has only reinforced the importance of getting our government and its laws off our bodies. The old joke that if men got pregnant, abortions would be handled "drive-through" like at a fast food restaurant -- is no joke.

You Can't Be Truly Feminist If You Don't Want Women to Control Their Own Bodies

Rebecca Griffin | Posted 04.25.2016 | Home
Rebecca Griffin

Feminism's links with reproductive freedom go deeper. It means treating women as human beings rather than baby-making machines. It's recognition that women have talents and skills to offer the world beyond their ability to procreate. You can want women to do better, but you simply can't be a feminist if you won't stand up for reproductive freedom.