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Ding-a-lings of Spring

Richard J. Rosendall | Posted 06.25.2014 | Politics
Richard J. Rosendall

The rain of ridiculous ravings from America's political right continued unabated as spring took hold. Let's look at a few examples.

Why This Judge Ruled In Favor Of An Embattled Abortion Doctor

AP | JOHN HANNA | Posted 03.11.2014 | Politics

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas judge has overturned the state medical board's revocation of a doctor's license over her referrals of young patients fo...

Celebrating Abortion Providers

Fran Moreland Johns | Posted 05.10.2014 | Politics
Fran Moreland Johns

Almost any one of today's providers could make more money, and have a far easier life, in another job. Instead, they choose to do what they do, so women can choose to control their bodies and their lives. That's worth celebrating.

ReThink Review: After Tiller -- Defending Late-Term Abortion

Jonathan Kim | Posted 11.26.2013 | Entertainment
Jonathan Kim

After Tiller follows doctors in Nebraska as restrictive new anti-abortion laws force him to close his clinic and attempt to open a new one. After just a few minutes of watching these doctors consult with colleagues and patients, two prevalent anti-abortion myths can be completely dispelled.

Why It's Important to Talk About Later-Term Abortion

Sarah Erdreich | Posted 11.20.2013 | Politics
Sarah Erdreich

Later-term abortion incites emotion and controversy like few other medical procedures, and the anti-choice movement has not been reluctant to exploit both the passions and misunderstandings surrounding this procedure for their own gain.

Hunter Stuart

Kansas' Abortion War Claims Its Latest Casualty

HuffingtonPost.com | Hunter Stuart | Posted 08.16.2013 | Politics

Ann Kristin Neuhaus has seen better days. The doctor once ran a medical clinic that provided abortions in Lawrence, Kan., and later worked with th...

Laura Bassett

Anti-Abortion Activist Says George Tiller's Clinic Is Asking For Gun Violence

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 08.15.2013 | Politics

The Wichita, Kan., abortion clinic that reopened in April for the first time since the 2009 shooting of Dr. George Tiller is "trying to provoke an inc...

Controversial Abortion Doc Gets Trailer

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 07.26.2013 | Entertainment

The new documentary "After Tiller" is guaranteed to stir up heated responses from all sides of the abortion discussion. The film centers on the remain...

Abortion Clinic Opens In Building Where George Tiller Practiced

AP | ROXANA HEGEMAN | Posted 06.04.2013 | Politics

WICHITA, Kan. — A new clinic offering abortions and other women's medical services saw its first patient Thursday in the Wichita building where ...

Abortion Legislation Preempts Parents' Call: Art, Politics Trade Places in Missouri

Tracy Weitz | Posted 05.25.2013 | Politics
Tracy Weitz

I am struck by how art and politics seem to have traded places in Missouri. The documentary After Tiller represents everything that is messy and complicated about the world, while politics here seem to exist in a fantasy world.

Doc Explores Lives Of Four Late Term Abortion Doctors

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 09.02.2014 | Arts

On the 40th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, one documentary at Sundance Film Festival addresses the enduring controversy surrounding abortions. "After Til...

Controversial Kansas Abortion Clinic Moving Forward

Reuters | Posted 03.24.2013 | Politics

By Kevin Murphy WICHITA, Kan, Jan 22 (Reuters) - Closed since 2009 after its doctor was murdered, one of the country's most embattled ...

Kansas: Storm Against the Future

Tom Hayden | Posted 02.11.2013 | Politics
Tom Hayden

The clinic where Dr. George Tiller performed abortions until being shot and killed during worship at his church on May 31, 2009, will be open for services in two or three months.

Abortion Fight Defines Contentious Race In Key State

AP | ROXANA HEGEMAN | Posted 08.04.2012 | Politics

WICHITA, Kan. -- There is no escaping abortion politics in Wichita, where the race between two Republicans for district attorney could come down to wh...

John Celock

Pro-Choice Group Plans To Aid Moderate GOP

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 04.10.2012 | Politics

A pro-choice group that worked with an abortion doctor who was gunned down in 2009 will be assisting Republican Kansas state senators in their bid to ...

Laura Bassett

State Floats Another Controversial Abortion Bill

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 03.19.2012 | Politics

A new bill moving through the Tennessee House of Representatives would require the state to publish the names of each doctor who performs an abortion ...

Why I'm "Marching" for Trust Women Week

Ellen R. Shaffer | Posted 04.01.2012 | Politics
Ellen R. Shaffer

They tried to strip abortion coverage out of all insurance plans during health care reform, and I didn't speak up because I thought I might lose "more important things."

Andrea Stone

Is The Government Omitting Anti-Abortion Violence From Its Main Terrorism Database?

HuffingtonPost.com | Andrea Stone | Posted 01.07.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The federal government's main database of global terrorism includes tens of thousands of attacks over the last seven years, a survey of ...

WATCH: Maddow Gives Her Viewers A Chilling Reminder

Posted 08.01.2011 | Media

Rachel Maddow took time out of her Tuesday show to remember Dr. George Tiller, the Kansas abortion doctor who was murdered almost exactly two years ag...

Kansas Abortion Doctor Targeted by Extremists -- Sound Familiar?

Katherine Spillar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Katherine Spillar

In Kansas an escalating campaign of threats, harassment and terror is targeting Dr. Mila Means, who recently announced her plans to provide abortions in Wichita.

Is Providing Abortion Creating A 'Nuisance'?

Mother Jones | Kate Sheppard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The first doctor to try to offer abortion services in Wichita, Kansas, since Dr. George Tiller was gunned down in a church in May 2009 has been blocke...

On The Anniversary Of Roe v. Wade, Let's Honor Mothers

Rita Nakashima Brock, Ph. D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Rita Nakashima Brock, Ph. D.

The Bible supports women's right to reproductive moral decision-making, and I think those who try to use it to deny women's reproductive freedom misuse it.

Donald Hertz Gets Probation For Colo. Abortion Threat

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

DENVER — A Washington state man has been sentenced to five years of probation for threatening the family of a Colorado abortion doctor shortly a...

Grand Jury Weighs Whether There Was Conspiracy To Kill George Tiller

The Kansas City Star | Judy L. Thomas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

More than 18 months after a Wichita abortion doctor was gunned down in his church, a federal investigation into a possible conspiracy continues in Kan...

Weekly Pulse: The Coming War on Health Reform, Government Cheese, and how CPCs Incubate Anti-Choice Violence

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
The Media Consortium

by Lindsay Beyerstein, Media Consortium blogger Republicans don't have the votes to repeal health care reform, but they are determined to use their ...