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Pro-Life Does Not Equal Anti-Woman

Matt Teitelbaum | Posted 11.19.2014 | Politics
Matt Teitelbaum

Women voters don't take the bait when you accuse your pro-life opponent of being a misogynist. In two elections this November, Democrats failed to retain seats under seemingly favorable circumstances thanks to poor campaigns based almost entirely on women's issues.

Laura Bassett

Anti-Abortion Ballot Measure Passes In Tennessee

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

Tennessee voters on Tuesday approved a controversial ballot measure that ensures the state constitution does not protect a woman's right to abortion u...

Laura Bassett

Colorado And North Dakota Voters Reject Fetal Personhood Measures

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

Voters in Colorado rejected an anti-abortion ballot measure on Tuesday that would have granted personhood rights to developing fetuses from the moment...

Experts And Advocates Confident Voters Will Reject 'Sneaky' Anti-Abortion Ballot Measures

HuffPost Live | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 11.03.2014 | Women

On Nov. 4, Americans will have some serious choices to make, particularly with respect to women’s reproductive rights. Colorado, Tennessee and N...

There's a 72-Hour Imposed Waiting Period for Abortions (And This Is Why You Need to Know About It)

H. Alan Scott | Posted 10.30.2014 | Politics
H. Alan Scott

Half of all states have a mandatory waiting period of 24 hours, but Missouri, South Dakota and Utah took it a step further. And sorry not sorry, if your pregnancy falls on a weekend or holiday, you've got to wait even longer.

The 'Misconception' Deception

Roland C. Warren | Posted 11.25.2014 | Impact
Roland C. Warren

Vice News just released a film called "Misconception," which was highlighted in an article last week here on Huffington Post. I was interviewed exte...

Death Threats, Freedom, Transhumanism, and the Future

Zoltan Istvan | Posted 10.25.2014 | Technology
Zoltan Istvan

The next time you read a controversial opinion article, instead of talking about "lynching" the author or what "gauge" shotgun you're going to use when you shoot him, maybe present a better idea to solve the problems he's trying to address.

Abortions Must Be Covered By Health Insurance Companies In California

AP | Posted 10.23.2014 | Politics

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Health insurance companies in California may not refuse to cover the cost of abortions, state insurance officials have rul...

I Had A 'Secret' Abortion Before Roe v. Wade

HuffPost Live | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 08.06.2014 | Women

When an Alabama judge equates women's reproductive rights to gun rights in order to make abortion access more agreeable, the stigma that still surroun...

'I'm Having An Abortion This Weekend'

Salon.com | Posted 08.04.2014 | Politics

I’m pregnant. I just found out. I’m having an abortion on Saturday at 10 a.m. Those are three text messages I sent to my closest friends, in th...

Applying our Pro-Life Convictions to the Border Crisis

Daniel Darling | Posted 09.23.2014 | Religion
Daniel Darling

As someone who has devoted much of my life to defending the sanctity of human life and the dignity of the family, I'm concerned about the rhetoric often employed when talking about these children who have recently crossed our borders.

NFL Players' 1992 Pro-Life Ad Is Just As Scary Now As It Was Then

The Huffington Post | Isaac Saul | Posted 07.14.2014 | Women

If there was ever a group of individuals unqualified to discuss issues of women's health, a bunch of male football players and coaches would be it. ...

These Men Are On The Front Lines Of Reproductive Rights

The Huffington Post | Kira Brekke | Posted 07.02.2014 | Women

Last month, the Supreme Court unanimously struck down a Massachusetts law that required protestors stay at least 35 feet from an abortion clinic. When...

If You Don't Vote, You Get What You Deserve

Gerry Myers | Posted 08.30.2014 | Politics
Gerry Myers

It is crucial for everyone to exercise their constitutional right to cast a ballot... even in midterm elections like the one coming up in November. After all the ballots are counted, someone is going to win whether you take part or not.

If Hobby Lobby Wins, Pro-life Christians Lose

Rev. Richard Cizik | Posted 08.27.2014 | Religion
Rev. Richard Cizik

the supporters of Hobby Lobby think they are being "pro-life." They are wrong. Contraception coverage without a co-pay could dramatically reduce the abortion rate.

Laura Bassett

New Louisiana Law Could Shut Down Most Abortion Clinics In The State

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 06.12.2014 | Politics

Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal (R) signed into law on Thursday an anti-abortion bill that could shut down four out of the state's five abortion-providing...

Why We Hate

Dr. Nikhil Joshi | Posted 08.09.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Nikhil Joshi

I'm sitting in a hotel lobby. It's a hotel like many others in a place like many others. I'm people watching, waiting for my cab to arrive. I can't he...

Republicans Aren't Pro-Life

Gerry Myers | Posted 08.04.2014 | Politics
Gerry Myers

How can anyone who says they are pro-life also be pro-weapon? If the Republican Party truly believes life is sacred, then why do they insist on unrestricted assault weapons -- whose sole purpose is to kill -- rather than reasonable gun regulations?

The Catholic War on Women

Dennis Trainor | Posted 07.28.2014 | Women
Dennis Trainor

Kelly Carlin and Katie Klabusich join Dennis this week on Acronym TV. Kelly Carlin frames her experience of being a woman in the current cultural and...

Rep. Joe Walsh Says He Can Overlook Bruce Rauner's Views on Abortion

William J. Kelly | Posted 07.23.2014 | Chicago
William J. Kelly

Conservative leaders criticized Rauner last week after he skipped an Illinois Right to Life (ILRTL) dinner to attend a pro-choice gala for the ACLU. Rauner reiterated his pro-choice position on abortion Monday at a North Shore women's group.

Patriarchy and Religion: Built to Oppress Women

Dennis Trainor | Posted 07.20.2014 | Women
Dennis Trainor

From Texas to Alabama to Congressmen saying that women can't get pregnant when raped because their bodies have a way of shutting that down, men, usually white conservative men with ties to patriarchal religious institutions are working their balls off trying to control women; specifically a woman access to birth control and abortion.

Rape Victim Ad In Montana

Chris Weigant | Posted 07.21.2014 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Senator John Walsh has just released a rather amazing television ad, though, which is the best pushback on the "personhood" concept I think I've ever seen. Because it features a rape victim telling her own story.

Should Women Apologize for Abortion?

Dennis Trainor | Posted 07.16.2014 | Women
Dennis Trainor

In the United Sates, one out of every three women has had an abortion. If you are a women living in Texas and a growing number of states, access to this basic, simple and safe procedure has been severely restricted.

Instead

Gerry Myers | Posted 06.14.2014 | Politics
Gerry Myers

Instead of voters picking politicians, why are politicians deciding on who has the right to vote? Instead of Congress governing, why is Congress obstructing its governance?

Abortion Wars: A Judge Speaks of Women's Health, Women's Needs

Fran Moreland Johns | Posted 06.07.2014 | Politics
Fran Moreland Johns

U.S. District Judge Myron Thompson, in his recent ruling that Alabama's abortion law must go to trial, raises the interesting issue of an "undue burden" on pregnant women. Imagine that. Bringing the focus around to women.