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An Interview With Shenna Bellows

Colleen Crinion | Posted 07.23.2014 | Politics
Colleen Crinion

At the Netroots Nation conference this past weekend, I had the opportunity to sit down with Maine senate candidate Shenna Bellows. We didn't have a lot of time to chat, but I definitely had enough time to find out that she has a great and diverse background, and is an incredibly thoughtful person

Remembering Dr. Tiller

Colleen Crinion | Posted 07.31.2014 | Women
Colleen Crinion

I remember where I was when NPR reported the news on the radio. I was stunned, pulled out of whatever I had been doing and into a new time, an uncertainty. Something had shifted.

Roe v. Wade v. Silence

Jenna Henry Hansen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jenna Henry Hansen

I live in a country where it is OK to distribute "WANTED" posters that not only display photos of abortion service medical providers, but include their names and addresses.

Remember Roe v. Wade -- and Stop the Violence

Katherine Spillar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Katherine Spillar

We who support a woman's right to an abortion can't stand by idly when violence compromises that right. Here's what we have to do.

This Is Not Your Mother's Reproductive Rights Movement

Julie Burkhart | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Julie Burkhart

The pro-choice movement in the United States is at a critical crossroads. A new reproductive justice movement is emerging from the hardships endured b...

Dr. George Tiller Was a Hero

Julie Burkhart | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Julie Burkhart

Terms like "baby killer" and "murder" are the equivalent of yelling "fire" in a crowded theater. They contribute to an environment where someone like Scott Roeder thinks he's doing God's will by gunning down an innocent man in church.

What I Learned from Dr. Tiller: Why "Trust Women PAC" and Affected Parents Oppose the Nebraska Abortion Ban

Julie Burkhart | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Julie Burkhart

What's happening in Nebraska right now isn't local. Abortion rights opponents are trying to shut down one of four US health care providers still performing specialized late-term procedures.

One Year Later: Honoring Dr. George Tiller

Nancy Keenan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Nancy Keenan

We cannot control anti-choice lawmakers or Operation Rescue, but we can call out their outrageous statements and aggressive tactics.

Misremembering Dr. Tiller: How Law & Order Got It Wrong

Nancy Northup | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Nancy Northup

The show's recent character, Dr. Benning, provides abortions later in pregnancy, like Dr. Tiller, and was shot in his church after surviving a prior shooting, like Dr. Tiller. There the similarities end.

"This Comment Has Been Removed"

Norm Stamper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Norm Stamper

How long will it be before one of those pistol-packing town-hallers, driven to the brink by publicly aired hate-talk, pulls his gun, and then its trigger?

Pregnant Women and Mothers Deserve Better

Lynn M. Paltrow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lynn M. Paltrow

Implying that the decisions individual women make to have abortions is the same or worse than a holocaust denying and it should stop.

Dr. Carhart, Under Threat From "Domestic Terrorist Network," Abandoned by Federal Marshalls

Jodi Jacobson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jodi Jacobson

Dr. Carhart lost his federal marshal protection two weeks ago, much to the alarm of pro-choice leaders, leaving him vulnerable at a time when anti-choice violence has been escalating.

Preliminary Hearing for Scott Roeder Reveals Details

Leonard Zeskind | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Leonard Zeskind

Scott Roeder, wearing a greenish suit with a red tie, sat impassive and stone-faced throughout the hearing. He had served time in prison before.

After Tiller: What Will Happen To The Women?

Nancy Keenan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Nancy Keenan

The question isn't, "What will happen to Tiller's old building?" It's, "What will happen to the women?"

Bigotry, Demonizing Rhetoric and Right-Wing Violence

Chip Berlet | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chip Berlet

Since the inauguration of Barack Obama there have been nine murders by men and women who have intersected with ideologies of White Supremacy, xenophobia, and antisemitism.

Higher Ground

Cristina Page | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Cristina Page

The brutal murder of Dr. Tiller threatens to poison the nascent dialogue Obama initiated.

Operation Rescue's Extreme Facebook Friends

Cristina Page | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Cristina Page

Operation Rescue's Troy Newman may want to officially distance himself and his organization from violence against providers, but he doesn't want to go as far as to stop socially networking with individuals who endorse it.

A Question for Dick Cheney: Should We Now Waterboard Tiller's Murderer?

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Roeder is claiming the now-infamous "ticking time bomb" scenario of what can only be termed domestic terrorism. Doesn't this mean that he should immediately be waterboarded?

Blaming Bill: O'Reilly Is an Enabler, Not a Perpetrator

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

Bill O'Reilly is to hate crime what Hip-Hop is to urban violence. His show should begin with a disclaimer: Don't Think This At Home.

Late-term Abortions: Facts, Stories and Ways to Help

Jodi Jacobson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jodi Jacobson

Tiller was a man who put himself in jeopardy to ensure that a woman would not have to lose her life to infection or complications in an already-doomed pregnancy.

In Memory of Dr. George Tiller - He Supported Women's Dignity

Lynn M. Paltrow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lynn M. Paltrow

Many were women with wanted pregnancies who learned that their baby had no brain, or kidneys growing on the outside of their bodies.

On Dr. Tiller's Murder

Aspen Baker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Aspen Baker

Yesterday, a champion for women's health and well-being, Dr. George Tiller, was murdered at his church in Wichita, Kansas. I am deeply saddened by th...

The Circle Continues: Dr. Carhart Takes On Tiller's Practice

Amie Newman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Amie Newman

Dr. Leroy Carhart, a physician who provides abortions for women in need and who for many years provided later term abortions in his home state of Nebr...

How I (and Other "Pro-Life" Leaders) Contributed to Dr. Tiller's Murder

Frank Schaeffer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Frank Schaeffer

The same hate machine I was part of is still attacking all abortionists as "murderers." And once again the "pro-life" leaders are busy ducking their personal responsibility for people acting on their words.

Palin: Prejean a "Victim of Malicious Attacks"; Dr. Tiller...Well..."I'm Pro-Life."

Shannyn Moore | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Shannyn Moore

Palin's outrage against the treatment of a pageant girl and the meanie media was impressive back in May.