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The Right's New Strategy After Gay Marriage Loss: Finding the Gay 'Partial Birth Abortion'

Michelangelo Signorile | Posted 12.07.2014 | Gay Voices
Michelangelo Signorile

Frank Schubert said that if by chance marriage equality opponents lost at the high court, as pretty much happened yesterday, they would have to go the route they did with abortion after Roe v. Wade. They'd have to seek "incremental" wins, he said, as they did then, chipping away slowly at abortion rights.

John Celock

Tea Party Legislators Pass 'Dangerous' Law

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 06.27.2012 | Politics

The Tea Party-controlled New Hampshire House of Representatives overrode the governor's veto of a partial birth abortion ban that opponents deemed as ...

Andrea Stone

As Senator, Rick Santorum Was Obsessed With Women's Reproduction

HuffingtonPost.com | Andrea Stone | Posted 01.06.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Surging Republican presidential contender Rick Santorum appeared to have a cause that reemerged repeatedly when he was a United States s...

Tim Groseclose's Theory of Liberal Media Bias Remains Shaky

Terry Krepel | Posted 12.28.2011 | Media
Terry Krepel

Neither AIM nor anyone else in the right-wing media are going to call Groseclose on the flaws in his work -- the end result is all that matters.

Laura Bassett

Michigan Bans 'Partial-Birth' Abortions, Which May Not Even Happen In U.S.

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 11.26.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Michigan lawmakers passed legislation last week that will ban "partial-birth" abortions, which have been federally outlawed since 2007 a...

Weekly Pulse: Where Are the Anti-Choicers at the Kagan Hearings?

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
The Media Consortium

As Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan begins her second week of confirmation hearings, Mother Jones' Stephanie Mencimer wonders why the anti-abortion protesters have been uncharacteristically subdued this time around.

Kagan's Late Abortion Ban Strategy Was Rejected by Constitutional Scholar, Key Senators, Advocates

Jodi Jacobson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jodi Jacobson

We rightly deserve to know Elena Kagan's position on Roe v Wade, and whether she sees the issue of a woman's right to choose as settled law.

Weekly Pulse: SCOTUS Nominee Kagan a Cipher on Choice

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
The Media Consortium

by Lindsay Beyerstein, Media Consortium blogger On Monday, President Barack Obama nominated solicitor general Elena Kagan to replace retiring Justice ...

Searching for Answers in the Shadow of George Tiller's Murder

Susan J. Demas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Susan J. Demas

Some people know he did the right thing. What I'm not sure of is where that line is, between utter certitude in your beliefs and the willingness to kill for them. On Sunday, it got a lot blurrier.

The Inconvenient Truths (For Both Sides) About Late Term Abortions

Steven Waldman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Steven Waldman

How many of the late term cases are mercy killings? How many relate to babies that would survive but in an impaired state (i.e. Downs Syndrome)? And how many were more casual "change of mind" cases?

Contempt for Women Threatens Their Doctors

Michele Swenson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michele Swenson

Most often, contempt for women drives zealots on the right, who frame issues around reproduction to control, demonize and intimidate women and their doctors.

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...

In Choosing Souter's Replacement, Obama Should Follow the Lead of... George W. Bush?

Mitchell Bard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mitchell Bard

If George W. Bush was able to influence the Court for the next 20 years, Obama certainly should do the same.

Seth Colter Walls

Latest Anti-Obama Robocall Hits Him On Partial Birth Abortion

HuffingtonPost.com | Seth Colter Walls | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

According to Shaun Dakin of the non-partisan Citizens for Civil Discourse, individuals in three states have reported receiving a new robocall from the...

Frames, Exceptions and Anti-Choice Aims Exposed

Amie Newman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Amie Newman

There is no public benefit to an endless back and forth about the morality of women's reproductive health decisions, when millions of women are faced with unintended pregnancies.

McCain Repeats Debunked 'Born Alive' Attacks in Debate

Emily Douglas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Emily Douglas

In the debate, McCain repeated long debunked lies about Obama's record on the Illinois Born Alive Protection Act, lies that have been repeated and promoted since Alan Keyes lost to Obama in the

Abuse of Power, Anger and Abortion Politics: Extremism Exposed

Scott Swenson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Scott Swenson

Maybe McCain's last act of patriotism for the country he loves is exposing extremist elements by picking Palin and making Americans more aware of how this Culture of Lies has taken root.

Where Is Obama's Truth on Late Term Abortion?

Amie Newman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Amie Newman

The "partial birth abortion" debate is an utterly pointless distraction, and Obama has completely played into the hands of the anti-choice organizations who want only to entrap him in political sport.

McCain's Odd Townhall: Woos Clintonistas By Defending "Rights Of The Unborn"

M.S. Bellows, Jr. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
M.S. Bellows, Jr.

This weekend McCain tried to project a moderate image but wound up doing the opposite, extolling military diplomacy, supporting Bush court appointments, and assailing reproductive and gay rights.