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Pro Lifers

Please Keep Your Fetal Recommendations to Yourself

Angela Hartlin | Posted 03.25.2014 | Women
Angela Hartlin

I'm not here to preach the multi-faceted pro-choice stance, but when I am taking the bus and look at this insulting ad, I feel like I am being judged for decisions I am lucky to have not ever been in the position to make.

Yesterday I Was Just a Sperm Cell. Now I'm a Person!

John Blumenthal | Posted 04.11.2012 | Comedy
John Blumenthal

Since the pro-lifers came up with this awesome personhood idea, I've been dating an ovum named Emily. She's a babe. Obviously, we can't have sex because that would form an embryo, which is a no-no, but we can do... um... everything else.

Is Illinois Abortion Notification Law Constitutional? Court To Decide

Posted 08.17.2011 | Chicago

Though the Illinois law requiring a teenage girl's parents be notified before she has an abortion passed in 1995, it has thus far gone completely unen...

Anti-Abortion Effort Blocked By Own Amendment

Reuters | Posted 08.11.2011 | Politics

NEW ORLEANS (Reuters/Kathy Finn) - Henry Hyde, a champion of the anti-abortion movement, might turn over in his grave if he knew that a provision ...

The Abortion Wars Will Never Go Away (A Former "Pro-Life" Crusader Reconsiders)

Frank Schaeffer | Posted 07.23.2011 | Politics
Frank Schaeffer

The way abortion was legalized in America in Roe v Wade and Doe v Bolton, was needlessly sweeping and extreme. It's left us with a culture war that won't quit and turned the Republican Party into a far right fringe element dominated by religious extremists.

WATCH: Bill Maher's New Rule For Pro-Lifers

Posted 06.07.2011 | Comedy

Once again, Bill Maher cuts right to the heart of a big issue with uncanny wit and clarity. In this exclusive preview, Maher suggests a few other...

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?

DEAD ANIMAL Left At Chicago Planned Parenthood Clinic With Anti-Choice Message For Doctors

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Police investigating a suspicious package outside of an Old Town Planned Parenthood clinic Thursday morning discovered a dead opossum in a box--likely...

Hitler Abortion Poster Sparks Outrage In Poland

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Polish anti-abortion group Fundacja Pro have launched a new campaign with a somewhat controversial tactic - combining pictures of Adolf Hitler and a b...

Anti-Abortion Movement Surging Under Obama

Politico | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The first hint of a stir came just after Election Day, when the computer servers at Americans United for Life crashed. People were swamping the Web si...

Do People Who Support "Traditional Values" Value Pregnant Women?

Lynn M. Paltrow | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Lynn M. Paltrow

Sixty-one percent of women who have abortions are already mothers, and another 24 percent will go on to become mothers. 85 percent of all women bring life into this world.

Do We Need A Pro-Choice Litmus Test for Obstetricians?

Jacob M. Appel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jacob M. Appel

While one has every right to oppose abortion, one should not necessarily have a right to do so while occupying the scarce and precious position of an obstetrics resident.

Backsliding on Roe

Caryl Rivers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Caryl Rivers

Roe is going to need all the support that can be mustered, because the departure of the Bush administration may bring the extreme factions in the pro-life movement to the fore.

Notes from a "Pro-Abortionist"

Jenna Henry Hansen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jenna Henry Hansen

Although "feminist" and "pro-choice" are not interchangeable, I know many women that are "accused" of being a feminist and/or pro-abortion just for speaking up.

Rep. Chris Smith Wants to Criminalize the Birth Control Pill (Seriously...)

Joshua Zeitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joshua Zeitz

Access to basic birth control and family planning services is a fundamental right. By attempting to criminalize the pill, Chris Smith's policies increase the number of unintended pregnancies.

Kids: The New Voice In The Abortion Debate

LA Times | Stephanie Simon | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

The bell rang and the eighth graders jumped up, eager to compare notes. "I named my baby Kyle Patrick," one shouted. "Mine is Antonio!" At the urgi...