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A Very Clever Response To Anti-Abortion Protestors

The Huffington Post | Alanna Vagianos | Posted 02.09.2016 | Women

One California women's health clinic will not be intimidated by anti-abortion protestors.  On Friday morning, employees of the Sacramento Women'...

Women's Health - It's Personal To Me

Joel Rubin | Posted 02.01.2016 | Politics
Joel Rubin

Big news! My campaign just released our first ad of the campaign today on Women's Healthcare. The ad tells my mother-in-law's story of how she was ste...

How My Infertility Made Me Pro-Choice

Kelseigh Ingram | Posted 01.28.2016 | Women
Kelseigh Ingram

While it is important to express the pain that can come along with infertility, it should never be directed towards taking away another person's freedoms.

Ted Cruz Connects With Pro-Lifers at West Des Moines Rally

Page Jones | Posted 01.28.2016 | Politics
Page Jones

Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz held a pro-life rally Wednesday night, emphasizing the importance of human life and his track record of protecting it. The Texas senator touts a heavy record as a pro-life politician. As Solicitor General for the state of Texas, Cruz went before the United States Supreme Court and defended the federal ban on partial birth abortions.

The Fascinating Story Of The Woman At The Center Of Roe v. Wade

The Huffington Post | Jenavieve Hatch | Posted 01.22.2016 | Women

Today, we celebrate the 43rd anniversary of Roe v. Wade -- one of the most polarizing cases in U.S. history, which infamously legalized abo...

For Christians, Does Being Pro-Life Lead More Souls to Hell?

Zoltan Istvan | Posted 12.23.2015 | Weird News
Zoltan Istvan

From a strictly biblical point of view, being born on Earth is a test. All our actions will eventually be judged by an omnipotent God who will determine whether we go to heaven or hell. Our deeds, sinful or not, determine where we spend eternity.

What You Get When You Vote Republican 'But Only for the Tax Cuts'

Karl Frisch | Posted 12.10.2015 | Politics
Karl Frisch

It is time for those who share this faulty outlook to finally acknowledge that the party of Abraham Lincoln, Teddy Roosevelt and Ronald Reagan has become the party of Donald Trump, Ted Cruz and Fox News. It is time for them to leave the GOP.

Was Attack on Planned Parenthood 'Terrorism?'

GVH Live | Posted 12.08.2015 | Politics
GVH Live

Last week, Planned Parenthood was the target of a tragic mass shooting when 57-year-old Robert Lewis Dear killed three people and injured nine others.

A GOP Presidential Candidate Just Told A Room Full Of Donors To Get Real About Rape and Abortion

The Huffington Post | Jessica Schulberg | Posted 12.05.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The 14 remaining Republican presidential candidates gathered in Washington on Thursday at the Republican Jewish Coalition's headquarter...

Why U.S. Politics Is Obsessed With Abortion

The Huffington Post | Howard Fineman | Posted 12.02.2015 | World

WASHINGTON -- The tiny pink plastic “babies” were roughly the size of your thumb. They were molded to show what a human fetus...

The Long History Of Anti-Abortion Violence

HuffPost Live | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 11.30.2015 | HuffPost Live 321

Last week, a shooter opened fire at a Planned Parenthood facility in Colorado, but this isn't the first time an extremist has attacked an abortion pro...

Abortion Rights Leader Nails Hypocrisy Of Anti-Abortion Activists

The Huffington Post | Hilary Hanson | Posted 11.29.2015 | Politics

An abortion rights leader is calling out anti-abortion activists who spread lies about -- or incite violence against -- abortion providers, then act ...

Right to Life

Monica Bauer | Posted 11.28.2015 | Politics
Monica Bauer

The shooter had help. He had help from an entire movement that has carelessly labeled abortion as "murder" and "baby-killing." Killing abortion providers flows logically from the moment you call abortion "murder" and this labeling has to stop. Now.

A Call for All Movements to Unite Against the Corruption of Our Democracy

Beth Green | Posted 11.24.2015 | Politics
Beth Green

At no time in recent history have we more needed leadership to counteract the seemingly relentless movement away from decency, honesty and civil liber...

Becoming a Single Mom

Lizz Wilson | Posted 11.24.2015 | Women
Lizz Wilson

The instant I caught of glimpse of that pregnancy test screen, I knew my life was going to change. Starring at the words PREGNANT laid coldly on my ba...

Abigail Disney on Her Powerful New Documentary 'The Armor of Light'

Jeryl Brunner | Posted 11.18.2015 | Arts
Jeryl Brunner

The first time Abigail Disney, a filmmaker and pro-choice, left-leaning feminist, met with the Rev. Rob Schenck, one of the nation's leading evangelic...

An Open Letter to Ben Carson on Abortion

Monica Bauer | Posted 10.27.2015 | Politics
Monica Bauer

You seem like a sincere person who wants to do the right thing. So I'd like to ask you to think about a couple of things that just maybe no one in your circle has ever discussed with you.

Dear 2016 GOP Presidential Hopefuls: Welcome to Colorado, a Pro-Choice State

Karen Middleton | Posted 10.23.2015 | Politics
Karen Middleton

On behalf of Coloradans - Democrats, Republicans, and Unaffiliated voters alike - I'd like to welcome the 2016 Republican Presidential candidates to our proudly pro-choice state. Support for reproductive rights cuts across party lines here and is an historic, mainstream value.

Religious Liberty and Restoring Access to Abortion

Nancy K. Kaufman | Posted 10.21.2015 | Religion
Nancy K. Kaufman

Who are the women now affected by Hyde who would regain access to abortion services through the EACH Woman Act?

Bridging the Chasm: An Untold Story of Abortion at the Intersection of Life and Choice

Rachel Waters | Posted 10.21.2015 | Women
Rachel Waters

When I walked back into the bathroom of my recently purged and lonesome Brooklyn apartment and saw my intuition confirmed with the word "pregnant" in the window of the digital test, I didn't cry or panic. I sat down and called my mom and then my soon-to-be ex-husband to calmly tell them both that I would be scheduling an abortion for the next week.

Clergy Members Say 'Thank God For Abortion Providers' In Ohio

The Huffington Post | Lydia Oconnor | Posted 10.15.2015 | Religion

Few would guess that a religious group assembled outside an abortion clinic was there advocating for women's reproductive rights. Last week in O...

Doctor's 1974 Testimony Shows Just How Dangerous It Is When Abortion Is Illegal

The Huffington Post | Alanna Vagianos | Posted 10.09.2015 | Women

Over 40 years after it was given, one doctor's Congressional testimony offers a chilling reminder of how fatal restricted abortion access can be.&nbs...

Kelsey Grammer Wears Bizarre Anti-Choice Shirt

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 10.09.2015 | Entertainment

Kelsey Grammer posed in an anti-choice T-shirt from a group with a disturbing message.  Grammer's wife, Kayte, posted a photo of the actor wearin...

Why Pro-Choice Is a Sacred Choice

Stacey Nelkin | Posted 10.06.2015 | Women
Stacey Nelkin

In a recent New York Times article written by Katha Pollitt, she asks those of us who want to keep our rights to have an abortion to speak out. Well, I am a woman who has had two abortions - HEAR ME ROAR!

Why I Stand With Planned Parenthood

Anna Waletzko | Posted 10.01.2015 | College
Anna Waletzko

When will we, as a country, accept that a woman's body is her own? When will we stop policing women's bodies, and start accepting that she is capable of making the decisions for herself?