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Republican's Big Reversal Reflects State Electorate

AP | By DAVID ESPO | Posted 03.25.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican Rep. Cory Gardner, moving toward the middle in a Senate race with national stakes, said Tuesday he abandoned his longti...

'The Daily Show' Learns About Federally-Funded Penis Pumps

The Huffington Post | Carol Hartsell | Posted 03.13.2014 | Comedy

"Daily Show" correspondent Samantha Bee proved once again on Wednesday that when you need to get to the bottom of an absurd story, she's the woman for...

Jennifer Bendery

Democratic Critics Of Obama Judicial Nominee Unmoved By Peace Offering

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 03.12.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama has been fighting with members of his own party for months over a controversial judicial pick. But he appeared to...

Jennifer Bendery

Democratic Congressman Joins NARAL Campaign To Sink Obama Nominee

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 03.10.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. David Scott (D-Ga.) is teaming up with NARAL Pro-Choice America in a new push to sink one of President Barack Obama's judicial nomi...

Keeping Bosses Out of Our Birth Control

Karen Middleton | Posted 02.18.2014 | Denver
Karen Middleton

Providing a basic health service to millions of people shouldn't be up for debate, but the bosses fighting this law want to do whatever it takes to push their way into decisions that should stay between an individual and their doctor.

What I Learned Undercover at a Crisis Pregnancy Center

Caitlin Bancroft | Posted 10.15.2013 | Politics
Caitlin Bancroft

I wasn't considering abortion. I wasn't considering adoption, or parenting, or childcare. I wasn't even pregnant, and I definitely wasn't scared -- at least not at first.

North Carolina, Texas, Colorado: Why Abortion & Reproductive Rights Matter

Karen Middleton | Posted 09.11.2013 | Denver
Karen Middleton

In the coming weeks, NARAL Pro-Choice Colorado will be releasing a scorecard of elected officials and their record supporting -- or not -- women's reproductive health care and abortion rights. You should know who stands with you. And who doesn't.

You Have to Be Really Stupid to Stir Up This Hornet's Nest: Pro-choice Women in Texas Angry as Hell

Vivian Norris | Posted 09.04.2013 | Politics
Vivian Norris

People will be talking about Senator Davis' filibuster for many years to come. Those who have made, and will make the trip to the capitol in Austin to make their voices heard, will become politicized forever. They will not forget the energy and solidarity which we have witnessed.

State Senate Votes On Restrictive Abortion Measure Tacked On To Anti-Sharia Bill

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 07.03.2013 | Politics

North Carolina's state Senate voted Tuesday to pass a second reading of a measure placing tougher restrictions on abortion after Republicans in the le...

State Takes Major Step Toward Tough Abortion Restrictions

AP | CHRIS TOMLINSON | Posted 06.21.2013 | Politics

AUSTIN, Texas -- Texas took a major step toward enacting tough new abortion restrictions on Friday, after a lawmaker cut short an 11-hour attempt to s...

Laura Bassett

Hundreds Of Texans Stage 'Citizen's Filibuster' To Protest Abortion Bills

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 06.21.2013 | Politics

Hundreds of Texans gathered in the state capitol in Austin on Thursday night to stage a "citizen's filibuster" of two bills that would dramatically re...

The Women's Equality Act: A No Brainer for New York

Taina Bien-Aime | Posted 08.12.2013 | New York
Taina Bien-Aime

The legislation is testament that we cannot parse out women's rights, drop by drop. It is recognition that if New York doesn't legislate against discrimination, it in effect condones inequality.

Laura Bassett

Kermit Gosnell Trial Is 'Peek Into The World Before Roe v. Wade'

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 04.14.2013 | Politics

Abortion rights opponents are drawing the wrong lesson from the horrific case of Kermit Gosnell, Ilyse Hogue, president of NARAL Pro-Choice America, s...

Laura Bassett

NARAL's New President To Push For 'Bill of Women's Rights'

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 02.15.2013 | Politics

Ilyse Hogue, the newly tapped president of NARAL Pro-Choice America, is in some ways an unlikely pick for the role. Instead of working her way up thro...

Pro-Choice Group's New Leader Speaks Out

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 02.02.2013 | Politics

NARAL Pro-Choice America's new president Ilyse Hogue appeared on MSNBC's "The Rachel Maddow Show" on Friday evening to discuss her new role and how he...

Laura Bassett

NARAL Pro-Choice America Selects New President

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 01.14.2013 | Politics

NARAL Pro-Choice America announced on Monday that Ilyse Hogue has been chosen to replace Nancy Keenan as president of the organization. Hogue is th...

Laura Bassett

Anti-Abortion Group Attempting New 'Sting' Of Women's Advocacy Groups

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 10.16.2012 | Politics

An anti-abortion activist group notorious for its undercover "sting" operations on Planned Parenthood is currently attempting a similar secret investi...

PSA: When it Comes to Sex Ed, Less Isn't More!

Rupert Russell | Posted 12.09.2012 | Comedy
Rupert Russell

Education matters. That's why a group of us came together and decided to make a Public Service Announcement on the importance of comprehensive sex education in America's schools.

Scott Brown 'Lying' About Abortion Stance?

Posted 09.20.2012 | Politics

The Following post first appeared on FactCheck.org. var addthis_product = 'wpp-261'; var addthis_config = {"data_track_clickback":true};An abort...

NARAL Breaks With EMILY's List In Senate Endorsement

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 08.09.2012 | Politics

The U.S. Senate race in Connecticut has caused a split between two prominent pro-choice groups, which are now backing different Democratic candidates ...

Are There Any Responsible Republicans Out There?

Peter Dreier | Posted 07.11.2012 | Politics
Peter Dreier

The defeat Tuesday of Senator Richard Lugar of Indiana in the Republican primary -- trounced by a Tea-Partier -- is one more nail in the coffin of the...

Three Videos Everyone Should See Before Voting

Soraya Chemaly | Posted 06.05.2012 | Politics
Soraya Chemaly

"Personhood" for zygotes cruelly subverts the very idea of a culture of life and potentially criminalizes every pregnant woman. Are you really cool with that? Even if you personally would not chose an abortion?

John Celock

GOP Lawmaker To Constituent: 'You're Kidding Right?'

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 03.23.2012 | Politics

The Arizona resident, whose routine email to her legislator resulted in a reply later called a "hodgepodge of crazy" by another lawmaker, said she is ...

I'm Pro-Choice Because I Love My Kids

Shannon Bradley-Colleary | Posted 05.08.2012 | Politics
Shannon Bradley-Colleary

Every child deserves to be wanted, safe and loved. I don't deny there are damaged women out there who use abortion as a means of birth control. A former friend had five abortions. Those pregnancies were her cry for help. But I can't help thinking those babies were better off not being in her care.

Laura Bassett

Susan B. Anthony List Says Rick Santorum Boosted By Birth Control Debate

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 03.07.2012 | Politics

Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum had a stronger than expected showing on Super Tuesday, defeating frontrunner Mitt Romney in Tennessee,...