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An Inconvenient Abortion Truth

Laura Carroll | Posted 10.31.2012 | Media
Laura Carroll

How do pro-Romney voters who favor a human life amendment reconcile that Romney's position is in opposition to this amendment? The Daily Show's interviews with GOP delegates shed light on ways people rationalize Romney's stance in this case.

Pro-Choice and Pro-Labor and Therefore Truly Pro-Life

Norma Cook Everist | Posted 10.30.2012 | Politics
Norma Cook Everist

I am appalled by the rash of regressive legislation and proposed legislation that would restrict women's reproductive health choices. I am a feminist. And that makes me radically pro-life.

Exploring the Roots of 'The Abortion War'

Laila Al-Arian | Posted 10.29.2012 | Politics
Laila Al-Arian

"Why would Al Jazeera be interested in making a film about abortion in the United States?" That's a question we received often as we set out to film the documentary The Abortion War. The answer is easy.

U.S. Servicewomen Left Out of Rape Exception

Rep. Susan A. Davis | Posted 10.28.2012 | Politics
Rep. Susan A. Davis

While a ban currently exists on abortion coverage in federal insurance programs, within these plans there is an exception for rape survivors. Women in the military, who put their lives on the line every day for our freedom, are not covered under their military health coverage if their pregnancy is the result of rape.

'No Personhood' Campaign Kicks Off In Colorado

The Colorado Independent | John Tomasic | Posted 08.24.2012 | Denver

From The Colorado Independent's John Tomasic DENVER– A rally hosted here Thursday on the steps of the capitol by this year’s “No Personhood C...

An Absolutist Agenda vs. The American Dream

Rev. Susan Russell | Posted 10.22.2012 | Politics
Rev. Susan Russell

The anti-abortion zealots determined to make women's health care a sacrificial lamb on the altar of partisan politics are not only back, they've called in reinforcements.

Mitt Romney and the Temple of Womb

Karl Frisch | Posted 10.22.2012 | Politics
Karl Frisch

"America's Comeback Team" of Romney/Ryan will come back for women's choice, women's health and women's pay, and they will not stop until all of the progress made in the fight for women's equality over the past 50 years has been erased.

The GOP Should Renounce Akin's Policy, Not Just His Statements

Susan Bevan | Posted 10.21.2012 | Politics
Susan Bevan

We are not calling for a platform that solely embraces the pro-choice, however, the vast majority of Republicans can agree that a party should not endorse an extreme policy pushed by irreverent leaders who seek to limit the medical options for victims of rape.

Why Is Mitt Romney Outraged at Todd Akin and Not at Paul Ryan?

Michael Keegan | Posted 10.20.2012 | Politics
Michael Keegan

Mitt Romney is outraged! He's insulted! He's offended! Why? A Republican Senate candidate dared to state a position on choice that is exactly the same as that of Romney's own running mate.

Colorado Says Hey Girl to Paul Ryan

Jen Caltrider | Posted 10.16.2012 | Denver
Jen Caltrider

Thanks to the brilliance of tweeter @PaulRyanGosling, who took the Ryan Gosling "Hey Girl" to a whole new level over the weekend by mashing up Ryan Gosling with Paul Ryan, the ball was already rolling when GOP VP nominee Paul Ryan came to town.

Abortion, the States and the World Health Organization

Anu Kumar | Posted 10.10.2012 | Politics
Anu Kumar

The new WHO guidelines on abortion policy and standards of care make it painfully clear that, nearly 40 years after Roe v. Wade, we're doing everything wrong here.

In Life Debate, Phony Labels Obscure Moral Failings

David Jenkins | Posted 09.23.2012 | Politics
David Jenkins

If someone truly believes in the sanctity of life and protecting unborn children, then that commitment should be absolute. How can Senator Inhofe and others who share his position claim to be pro-life when they peddle policies they know result in harm to the unborn?

My First "Neighborhood House Party"

Ruth Neubauer | Posted 09.22.2012 | Politics
Ruth Neubauer

My First "Neighborhood House Party" As a very young faculty wife with two babies in two years, I was more involved with the second diaper pail disapp...

Like a Broken Record, House Continues Its Obsession With Attacking Women's Health Care

Nancy Keenan | Posted 09.11.2012 | Politics
Nancy Keenan

If anti-choice politicians are focused on creating jobs and growing our economy, they sure have a funny way of showing it.

New "As Cool As I Am" Video: Dar Williams & The War On Women, Plus The Message Launches

Mike Ragogna | Posted 08.14.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

2012-06-15-Screenshot20120615at12.41.03AM.pngSinger-songwriter Dar Williams has released a music video in response to the alleged War On Women. Watch it here.

Five Things the House is Doing to Attack Choice

Nancy Keenan | Posted 08.04.2012 | Politics
Nancy Keenan

In the first five months of 2012, the anti-choice House leadership has lined up no fewer than five separate bills with anti-choice provisions for floor action. It's amazing they can keep a straight face when they say there's no War on Women.

Christian Doctor Explains Why He Performs Abortions

nj.com | Posted 05.27.2012 | Politics

Willie J. Parker, an obstetrician based in Washington, D.C., didn't always perform abortions. He's a Christian from Birmingham, Ala., who initially re...

The Importance of Choice

Hayley Rose Horzepa | Posted 05.21.2012 | Politics
Hayley Rose Horzepa

After being raped by two men when I was just fifteen years old, I understand the value of choice. Maybe that's because I never had one. The trauma I e...

Laura Bassett

President Of Major Pro-Choice Group Stepping Down

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 05.10.2012 | Politics

Nancy Keenan, president of the advocacy group NARAL Pro-Choice America, announced on Thursday that she plans to step down from her leadership position...

Lucia Graves

Dem's Pro-Life Voting Record Sparks Debate

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucia Graves | Posted 05.07.2012 | Politics

While Democrats and Republicans have been arguing throughout the campaign season about women's reproductive rights, the issue has now taken center sta...

Walking The (Catholic) Plank

Sarah O'Leary | Posted 06.26.2012 | Religion
Sarah O'Leary

Why doesn't my Catholic Church get its own house in order first? Get the plank/log/boulder/semi truck/elephant out of its own eye before it tries to remove a speck from another's eye?

It's a Dog's Life

Neil McCarthy | Posted 06.23.2012 | Politics
Neil McCarthy

Mitt Romney is now the presumptive Republican nominee for president and after tomorrow's round of GOP primaries, that result will be all but official....

Michele Bachmann and Sarah Palin Are Pro-Choice

Bob Cesca | Posted 06.18.2012 | Politics
Bob Cesca

Ultimately, conservatives have totally missed the reasonable position regarding abortion. Instead of banning choice, conservatives should be making it easier for women to choose "life."

The Right's 2012 Solution: "Just Close Your Eyes"

Michael Keegan | Posted 06.18.2012 | Politics
Michael Keegan

Republicans seem to think they can get away with almost anything because their Election Day hopes will be saved by a bad economy. But the people they attack know the Tea Party's history of cynical, culture-war attacks that deeply affect the lives of real people. We have our eyes wide open.

In Defense of My Body, Health & Choices

Voto Latino | Posted 06.12.2012 | Latino Voices
Voto Latino

Not one question was answered. We were vocal and they were stunned silent. Mission accomplished.