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Lawmaker Calls Out 'Hypocritical' Supreme Court

The Huffington Post | Natasha Bach | Posted 07.16.2014 | Politics

Nevada Assemblywoman Lucy Flores (D) spoke out about the Supreme Court's decision regarding abortion clinic buffer zones during a Wednesday interview ...

Laura Bassett

Abortion Clinic Buffer Zones Crumble Around The Country

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 07.09.2014 | Politics

Two weeks after the Supreme Court ruled that Massachusetts' protective buffer zone around abortion clinics violates the free speech rights of proteste...

n Open Letter to a Protester Outside the Boston Planned Parenthood This Saturday

Elizabeth Miller | Posted 07.08.2014 | Women
Elizabeth Miller

I started going to Planned Parenthood in 1997, and since then have gotten all my reproductive health care there, because once inside, I feel respected and listened to, and able to access the medical care I need without judgement. Outside, however, it's another story.

How The Supreme Court's Abortion Clinic Ruling Puts People In Danger

TIME | Posted 06.27.2014 | Politics

I still remember the harassment the day we visited a clinic 4 years ago. By ruling the 35-foot buffer zone unconstitutional, the Supreme Court is putt...

Free Speech Elitism: Harassment Is Not the Price 'We' Pay for Free Speech

Mary Anne Franks | Posted 03.25.2014 | Women
Mary Anne Franks

In the midst of these exchanges about online and offline harassment, there have also been many solemn declarations that such abuse is the "price we pay" for free speech, or even more grandly, for a free society. There's much to be debated in this assertion.

Fred Phelps' Hatemongering and the First Amendment

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Fred Phelps and his "church" are the ones who arrive at various places and events all across the country, waving hate-filled signs which convey his belief that God hates the US, homosexuals, the U.S. military, and dead American soldiers.

Green News Report - August 13, 2009 (Audio)

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

In Today's Audio Report: Another win for coal companies; of green roofs & red tomatoes...PLUS: Town Hall Follies, now with Clean Coal!

Big Fish Saving a Small Pond (Video)

Tom Gregory | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Tom Gregory

Southampton's Lake Agawam is a large pond to some, and a small lake to others; but to locals, this still-beautiful body of water is suffering under the stress of overpopulation and neglect.