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In 2014, Still Not Independence Day for Women

Irene Monroe | Posted 09.06.2014 | Women
Irene Monroe

America's need to showcase her indomitable spirit of heroism this July 4th celebration arrives mired by the two recent Supreme Court -- both highlighting a "war against women."

Faith Leaders Call Upon Obama To Include Abortion Access In Foreign Policy

The Huffington Post | Yasmine Hafiz | Posted 05.14.2014 | Religion

Over thirty leaders of faith-based groups across the U.S. called on President Obama to ensure safe access to abortion services worldwide as part of U....

Shadee Ashtari

California Lawmaker Walks Out Of Event After Speaker Calls Obama The 'Abortion President'

HuffingtonPost.com | Shadee Ashtari | Posted 05.02.2014 | Politics

Rep. Janice Hahn (D-Calif.) walked out of the National Day of Prayer event at the U.S. Capitol on Thursday, saying she was "outraged" after James Dobs...

Border Grilled

Robert J. Elisberg | Posted 08.25.2013 | Politics
Robert J. Elisberg

Other than the draconian jihad on women's rights that Republican legislatures have passed in both states, the two states have something else in common. They both border Illinois. Wisconsin to the north, Iowa to the west.

Obama: Abortion Foes Want To Return To 1950s

AP | DARLENE SUPERVILLE | Posted 06.26.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama vowed Friday to join Planned Parenthood in fighting against what he said are efforts by states to turn women...

Michael McAuliff

Republican Hits 'Abortion President' For Gun Hypocrisy

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 02.13.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama's impassioned State of the Union plea to pass gun laws in the aftermath of the Sandy Hook Elementary School massa...

Hyde Restrictions Would Make Obama Budget Immoral

Harry Knox | Posted 04.02.2013 | Religion
Harry Knox

While Roe v. Wade guaranteed that abortion was legal in America, the last four decades have been a struggle to ensure access to that right. As clergy, I see this problem with a pastoral eye. How is it just to deny a woman access to a constitutionally-protected right simply because she is poor?

Abortion No Longer About Women

Salon | Posted 01.28.2013 | Politics

Is feminism simply about women’s physical presence in the workforce? That’s the conclusion you would draw from reading Ross Douthat’s recent col...

Dodging the Election of a 'Personhood President'

Laura Carroll | Posted 11.07.2012 | Politics
Laura Carroll

If we had elected a "Personhood President," there would be cause for great concern. As we head into the next four years, expect this contingent to continue to attempt to make personhood, not Roe v Wade, the law of the land.

Obama Heckled In Ohio

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 11.05.2012 | Politics

President Barack Obama faced multiple interruptions at a large campaign rally in Cincinnati, Ohio on Sunday, from hecklers protesting the president's ...

Anti-Abortion Group To Robocall 4 Million People This Weekend

The Huffington Post | Laura Bassett | Posted 11.02.2012 | Politics

The anti-abortion group Susan B. Anthony List announced Friday that it plans to make automated phone calls to 4 million socially conservative voters i...

Romney Releases New Ad TV On Abortion

AP | BETH FOUHY | Posted 10.17.2012 | Politics

NEW YORK -- Mitt Romney's campaign has released a new TV ad suggesting the Republican hopeful believes abortion "should be an option" in certain cases...

How Obama Can Woo All the Single Ladies

Kerry Eleveld | Posted 12.16.2012 | Politics
Kerry Eleveld

If President Obama wants to win back all the single ladies, he must expose the limitations of Romney's concern for unmarried women in America.

Jennifer Bendery

Joe Biden, Post-Debate, Appeals To Women's Vote

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 10.13.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A day after firing up the Democratic base with a debate performance designed to do just that, Vice President Joe Biden on Friday kept th...

Obama Gets Personal In Interview Ahead Of VP Debate

AP | Posted 10.10.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama says Mitt Romney's recent remark about not having abortion on his agenda is an attempt "to cloud" his rival's pos...

Laura Bassett

Was The DNC An 'Abortion-Palooza?'

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 09.08.2012 | Politics

The Democratic National Convention has been tagged with a number of womb-centric nicknames over the past couple days, including, most notably, "Aborti...

Laura Bassett

Obama Abortion Stance Criticized In Ad Airing During DNC Broadcast

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 09.06.2012 | Politics

As a counterpoint to the cheers for reproductive freedom reverberating throughout the Democratic National Convention, the anti-abortion group Susan B....

Still Looking for a Champion: Reproductive Health Under the Obama Administration

Jon O'Brien | Posted 07.11.2011 | Politics
Jon O'Brien

When Obama was elected president, reproductive rights advocates hoped that we had found a champion. But his failure to lead on the reproductive rights front has exemplified the high price of standing still.

Laura Bassett

Anti-Abortion Movement Targets Black Women In Latest Efforts

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 06.22.2011 | Politics

On March 29, Texas-based anti-abortion group Life Always launched a billboard campaign on the South Side of Chicago that features a picture of Preside...

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.

Palin Criticizes Obama On Abortion

AP | BRENDAN FARRINGTON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Sarah Palin called President Barack Obama the most pro-abortion president ever Thursday and mocked Florida's governor for c...

Yes, We Kenya!

Ken Blackwell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ken Blackwell

President Obama dispatched Joe Biden to Kenya last month. Biden went there specifically to lobby for a new constitution for Kenya. Article 26 of that new constitution would repeal the country's long-standing pro-life law on abortion.

Let Down Again: Obama's FDA Fails to Advance New Emergency Contraception Rules

Laura MacCleery | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Laura MacCleery

The FDA should stop dragging its' heels and make emergency contraception available over the counter to all women without restriction.

Lies, Damn Lies, and No Statistics About Health Reform

Linda Bergthold | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Linda Bergthold

The blatant lies about health care reform are not even the most distressing. It's the more subtle distortions that cause the most harm -- the lies with a small grain of truth or logic within them.

Is George W. Bush Pro-Life?

John Gehring | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
John Gehring

Former President George W. Bush receives a pro-life award this weekend from Legatus, an organization of Catholic business professionals. The honor raises an essential question: What does it mean to be pro-life?