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These 15 States Got A Failing Grade For Reproductive Rights

Bustle | Posted 06.25.2015 | Women
Bustle

So, which states didn't make the grade? These are the places where women's reproductive rights are the most at risk.

The Trouble With #Theyfeelpain

Kate Blanchard | Posted 06.11.2015 | Religion
Kate Blanchard

The emphasis on pain capability is beneath the complexity of traditional moral theology, and specious for everyone else who isn't a strict utilitarian.

Texas, Our Texas: Will Republicans Continue to Make Things Even Worse?

Gerry Myers | Posted 06.12.2015 | Politics
Gerry Myers

There are many competitions in our society, in our country, and in our world. Children, adults, colleges, corporations, etc. are constantly striving to be ranked at the top.

The Pro-Death Movement in Nebraska

David Moshman | Posted 06.08.2015 | Politics
David Moshman

On May 27, the Nebraska legislature, overturning a gubernatorial veto, repealed the state's death penalty. For opponents of state execution, there was a brief moment of rejoicing. But many Nebraskans were instantly nostalgic for the good old days of killing bad people.

Janie Velencia

Percentage Of Pro-Choice Americans Is Highest Since 2008

HuffingtonPost.com | Janie Velencia | Posted 05.29.2015 | Politics

The percentage of Americans who describe themselves as "pro-choice" is the highest it's been in seven years. According to a Gallup poll published F...

Jeb Bush Lacks Key Presidential Quality

Cody Cain | Posted 05.29.2015 | Politics
Cody Cain

One of the most critical qualities of any president is judgment. Therefore, every candidate seeking this high office must clearly possess sound judgment. This includes the ability to perceive facts correctly and assess situations accurately. This quality is absolutely essential.

The Republicans are for Smaller Government Except...

Gerry Myers | Posted 05.27.2015 | Politics
Gerry Myers

While most Republicans think there is no role for government in job creation, some of our best Presidents have proven otherwise. FDR knew the importance of government when he created the New Deal that brought America out of a deep depression.

The Hypocrisy of 'Pro-Life' and the GOP

Warren J. Blumenfeld | Posted 05.19.2015 | Politics
Warren J. Blumenfeld

In actuality, the GOP conducts itself as a party that stands for life until birth; then one is left to fend for oneself.

Does the Pope Believe Every Sperm Is Sacred?

Robyn Camparo Purchia | Posted 05.07.2015 | Religion
Robyn Camparo Purchia

If there were fewer people on the planet, there would be less carbon emissions and family planning, and environmentalism must go hand in hand. But if the only way to protect Creation is to advocate for family planning, would environmentalism create a conflict for the Pope?

Emily Kassie

When It Comes To Abortion Rights, North Dakota Is The 'Canary In The Coal Mine'

HuffingtonPost.com | Emily Kassie | Posted 04.30.2015 | Politics

Alison is about to have an abortion. It’s not the first time she’s been to the Red River Women’s Clinic in Fargo, North Dakota. She came her...

Mark Blumenthal

HUFFPOLLSTER: Americans Are More Ready Than Ever To Elect A Female President

HuffingtonPost.com | Mark Blumenthal | Posted 03.27.2015 | Politics

Americans of all parties are more ready for a female president than they were four years ago. In New Hampshire, more Republicans are pro-choice than p...

Gabriel Arana

Fox News Signs MLK's Anti-Abortion, Anti-LGBT Niece As Contributor

HuffingtonPost.com | Gabriel Arana | Posted 03.06.2015 | Media

Fox News has signed Alveda King, the niece of civil-rights icon Martin Luther King Jr., as a contributor, Fox president Roger Ailes announced today. K...

Laura Bassett

Congressman Changes Position On Abortion After Talking To Women

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 01.28.2015 | Politics

Rep. Tim Ryan (D-Ohio), a longtime opponent of abortion, announced in an op-ed on Tuesday that he now supports abortion rights after having talked to ...

A Tale Of Two Movements

Colorlines | Miriam Zoila Pérez | Posted 01.23.2015 | Black Voices

Today is the 42nd anniversary of the historic Roe v. Wade Supreme Court decision that opened the door for legal access to abortion in the United State...

Find Out Which 'Duck Dynasty' Wife Is Pro-Choice

HuffPost Live | Chris Branch | Posted 01.06.2015 | HuffPost Live 321

In the "Duck Dynasty" hierarchy, Lisa Robertson — married to Al, son of patriarch and face of the show Phil — is known as the "first daughter-in-l...

The Torah Is Pro-Life and Pro-Choice

Rabbi Shmuly Yanklowitz | Posted 02.21.2015 | Religion
Rabbi Shmuly Yanklowitz

This brief essay is bound to make no one happy. It is not meant to. Nor is it meant to place judgment on anyone's leaning regarding a very volatile political issue in American society.

Pro-Life Does Not Equal Anti-Woman

Matt Teitelbaum | Posted 01.18.2015 | Politics
Matt Teitelbaum

Women voters don't take the bait when you accuse your pro-life opponent of being a misogynist. In two elections this November, Democrats failed to retain seats under seemingly favorable circumstances thanks to poor campaigns based almost entirely on women's issues.

Laura Bassett

Anti-Abortion Ballot Measure Passes In Tennessee

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

Tennessee voters on Tuesday approved a controversial ballot measure that ensures the state constitution does not protect a woman's right to abortion u...

Laura Bassett

Colorado And North Dakota Voters Reject Fetal Personhood Measures

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

Voters in Colorado rejected an anti-abortion ballot measure on Tuesday that would have granted personhood rights to developing fetuses from the moment...

Experts And Advocates Confident Voters Will Reject 'Sneaky' Anti-Abortion Ballot Measures

HuffPost Live | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 11.03.2014 | Women

On Nov. 4, Americans will have some serious choices to make, particularly with respect to women’s reproductive rights. Colorado, Tennessee and N...

There's a 72-Hour Imposed Waiting Period for Abortions (And This Is Why You Need to Know About It)

H. Alan Scott | Posted 12.30.2014 | Politics
H. Alan Scott

Half of all states have a mandatory waiting period of 24 hours, but Missouri, South Dakota and Utah took it a step further. And sorry not sorry, if your pregnancy falls on a weekend or holiday, you've got to wait even longer.

The 'Misconception' Deception

Roland C. Warren | Posted 11.25.2014 | Impact
Roland C. Warren

Vice News just released a film called "Misconception," which was highlighted in an article last week here on Huffington Post. I was interviewed exte...

Death Threats, Freedom, Transhumanism, and the Future

Zoltan Istvan | Posted 10.25.2014 | Technology
Zoltan Istvan

The next time you read a controversial opinion article, instead of talking about "lynching" the author or what "gauge" shotgun you're going to use when you shoot him, maybe present a better idea to solve the problems he's trying to address.

Abortions Must Be Covered By Health Insurance Companies In California

AP | Posted 10.23.2014 | Politics

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Health insurance companies in California may not refuse to cover the cost of abortions, state insurance officials have rul...

I Had A 'Secret' Abortion Before Roe v. Wade

HuffPost Live | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 08.06.2014 | Women

When an Alabama judge equates women's reproductive rights to gun rights in order to make abortion access more agreeable, the stigma that still surroun...