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How Many Committees Does it Take to Wage a War on Women?

Nancy Keenan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Nancy Keenan

Recent and ongoing attacks on women's freedom and privacy by the anti-choice House leadership are so far-reaching and so extreme that they've been dubbed the "War on Women."

Elise Foley

Jackie Speier On Sharing Her Abortion Story: 'It Just Overwhelmed Me'

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

New Bill Would Allow Religious Hospitals to Deny Life-Saving Emergency Care

Nancy Northup | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Nancy Northup

Would you ask someone else to die for your religious beliefs? A new proposal moving through Congress makes clear that the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops apparently expects everyone to die for theirs.

Amanda Terkel

Nancy Pelosi: Women's Rights Facing Greatest Threat In Our Lifetime

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Women's reproductive rights are being seriously threatened by the Republican Party, according to House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-C...

Amanda Terkel

'Forcible Rape' Language Remains In Bill To Restrict Abortion Funding

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- After significant public blowback, House Republicans last week promised to drop a controversial provision in their high-priority No Taxp...

Amanda Terkel

House GOP Ramps Up Efforts To Restrict Abortion Access

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Despite campaigning on a platform of creating jobs and boosting the economy, some of the first pieces of legislation Republicans have ta...

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.

Roe Anniversary: Blog for Choice Day 2011

Nancy Keenan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Nancy Keenan

Blog for Choice Day gets people reading and talking about reproductive rights online on one of the most important days surrounding a woman's right to choose.

The Trojan Horse Republican Congress

James Wagoner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
James Wagoner

Republicans have held a major press conference to introduce the so-called "No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act." But, wait a minute! Didn't they run a campaign based on the economy?

Democrat and Republican Reps Agree: Hold President Hu Accountable for Human Rights

Thor Halvorssen | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Thor Halvorssen

Reps. Chris Smith and David Wu attended the Nobel Peace Prize ceremony for Liu Xiaobo.

H.R. 5575 The "Domestic Minor Sex Trafficking Deterrence and Victims Support Act of 2010"

Conchita Sarnoff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Conchita Sarnoff

Even after the bill has passed the most taxing issues remain - who will ultimately assume the financial and physical responsibility of sex trafficking victims?

The War That Isn't What it Seems

Jane Bussmann | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jane Bussmann

After 24 years it's time to stop looking at the capacity of the players to stop Kony and start looking at their will. If not, Kony Rapes Inc. might as well get listed in the phonebook.

Microsoft's Actions Show America's True Colors in China

Ann Pettifor | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Ann Pettifor

American consumers and corporations like Microsoft have helped create China's massive surplus by investing in China, or by spending their incomes buying Chinese and other Asian goods.

Beth Smith, Golfer Chris Smith's Wife, Killed In Crash

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

ANGOLA, Ind. — The commissioner of the PGA Tour is confirming that the wife of PGA Tour golfer Chris Smith was killed and two of his children we...

Chris Smith's Wife Beth Smith Killed in Crash

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

ANGOLA, Ind. — The commissioner of the PGA Tour is confirming that the wife of PGA Tour golfer Chris Smith was killed and two of his children we...