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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...

Amanda Terkel

Pro-Choice Advocates: GOP's Revised Abortion Bill Remains 'Extremely Harmful' To Women | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- After significant public controversy over H.R. 3, the No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act, lawmakers quietly amended the legislation an...

Fetus Set To Testify In Favor Of Anti-Abortion Bill

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A Christian pro-life group in Ohio is touting their plan to coordinate testimony of a nine-week old fetus -- the "youngest to ever testify" -- in favo...

100,000+ Protest Across America, 3,000 in Denver

Nancy Cronk | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Nancy Cronk

Rallies were held at state capitols in all fifty states on Saturday, bringing out hundreds of thousands of Americans to stand in solidarity with workers in Wisconsin.

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.

The Top 10 Names for the "Pro-Life," Pro-Cancer, Pro-UTI, Anti-Planned Parenthood Amendment

Katie Halper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Katie Halper

Nothing says "sanctity of life" better than cervical cancer, breast cancer, and HIV!

The Grand Old Party of Misogyny

Janine Balekdjian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Janine Balekdjian

The GOP's latest efforts appear to be focused on attacking women with no particular rationale. Let's do a quick legislative roundup of the misogynistic free-for-all that our government has devolved into.

Moral Budgets: Wedging Black Women's Bodies Part 1

Malkia A. Cyril | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Malkia A. Cyril

The 2012 budget is a a painful story. Where it cuts and what it spends tells the story of how deep misogyny runs in the United States. Despite high ...

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 Right to Choose

Francine Hardaway | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Francine Hardaway

Who are you pro-life people kidding? Do you even know what happens in the lives of children whose parents should never have been parents? Do you think...

Elise Foley

Jackie Speier On Sharing Her Abortion Story: 'It Just Overwhelmed Me' | Elise Foley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Jackie Speier listened to debate on the House floor on Thursday evening as a Republican Rep. Chris Smith read a long, detailed desc...

Equality Is Choice

Rep. Louise Slaughter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rep. Louise Slaughter

The Republican Party would like you to think the debate over anti-choice legislation is about valuing life. Rest assured it is not; we all value life. It's about the belief that the rights of an individual should be valued above all else.

New Progressive PAC: If You Want Something Done Right...

Maceo Brown | Posted 04.10.2012 | Chicago
Maceo Brown

Moving beyond the limitations of the traditional but arbitrary political divisions such as age, race, and socio-economic class has allowed our membership to define itself based on shared beliefs.

Republicans Renew War on Women

Bob Burnett | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bob Burnett

The new Republican House majority has proposed savage restrictions of women's reproductive rights, another brutal attack in the three-decades-old Republican war on women.

The Republican War Against Women

Bob Cesca | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bob Cesca

Instead of big government policies to ban abortions, how about big government policies aimed at preventing abortions? How about endorsing and releasing federal spending to increase childcare services for adoption?

Planned Parenthood Slammed for Telling the Truth

Leah Anthony Libresco | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Leah Anthony Libresco

Lila Rose's pro-choice group, Live Action, continues to release videos from their 'sting operations against Planned Parenthood. They're trying to pos...

Republican Abortion Wars: A Handy Club to Beat Democrats With

Frank Schaeffer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Frank Schaeffer

Republicans misuse abortion as a polarizing issue to energize their base. They are about to do that again... with a vengeance.

Deceit And Hidden Cameras In The Abortion Debate

Christine A. Scheller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Christine A. Scheller

As a Christian, a pro-lifer and a journalist, I'm ambivalent about the Planned Parenthood hidden camera sting that was perpetrated in New Jersey and reported sporadically by news outlets last week.

Women Are Casualties in High Profile Abortion Fight

Leah Anthony Libresco | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Leah Anthony Libresco

Activists with no background in medicine may not understand the consequences of their critiques or challenges.

Sanctimonious Sanctity

Ian Squires | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ian Squires

Even if you interpret it from a pro-life perspective, the US Constitution is not the end-all word of God. Or Allah. Or the Pope. Or even Chris Rock.

A Buddhist View On Abortion And Forgiveness

Lodro Rinzler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Lodro Rinzler

Traditional Buddhism may discourage abortion, but it also discourages imposing rigid moral absolutes.

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.

Saving a Mother's Life: The Case for Abortion

Mary Jo Kilroy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mary Jo Kilroy

I would like to see abortion become rare because women have access to family planning services. But I am worried that Congress will make abortion rare by continuing to whittle away at our rights.

A Pro-Life Prayer On The Anniversary Of Roe v. Wade

Michele Somerville | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Michele Somerville

The Vatican's position on birth control causes abortions.

Abortion, American Culture And The Limits Of Law

Dr. David P. Gushee | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Dr. David P. Gushee

If abortion were to be banned in all 50 states tomorrow, and nothing else I have described were to change, there would still be hundreds of thousands seeking abortions each year in America.