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American Life League: Anti-Abortion "Personhood" Measures Really Will Hurt All Pregnant Women

Lynn M. Paltrow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lynn M. Paltrow

What the American Life League provides is a defense of court orders forcing pregnant women to have cesarean surgery against their will.

I Hate To Say This...

Sam Greenfield | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sam Greenfield

If you think the media make up everything they write about Sarah Palin, you're not reading, you just have a fetish for middle aged women who look like cheerleaders.

Preliminary Hearing for Scott Roeder Reveals Details

Leonard Zeskind | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Leonard Zeskind

Scott Roeder, wearing a greenish suit with a red tie, sat impassive and stone-faced throughout the hearing. He had served time in prison before.

Rep. Ryan 'Booted' From "Democrats For Life Of America" For Supporting Contraception

Huffington Post | Lila Shapiro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan (D-Ohio) has been, in his words, "booted" from the national advisory board of Democrats For Life of America. The group's mission i...

How to Resolve the Abortion Conflict

Aspen Baker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Aspen Baker

A just and lasting peace between pro-choice and pro-life people is possible, but it lies in the history of those who have fought over this issue, not in the tired rhetoric of "common ground."

Pro-Life Dems Warn Pelosi: No Support Unless Reform "Explicitly Excludes" Abortion Funding

U.S. News & World Reports | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Family Research Council isn't usually in the business of praising Democrats. But it's giving props to 19 House Dems for writing to Speaker Nancy P...

Waldman: Still Not Getting It...

Jodi Jacobson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jodi Jacobson

If women have true choices, increased access to and support for adoption services will not dramatically affect the rate of abortions.

Common Ground on Abortion

Aspen Baker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Aspen Baker

The desire for the emotional well-being of women doesn't require compromise of human rights or moral values and it doesn't require the sacrifice of dearly held beliefs.

Come Together to Prevent My Murder

Jen Boulanger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jen Boulanger

In my 15 years as the executive director of the Allentown Women's Center, a reproductive health care facility that also performs abortions, I have never felt more vulnerable.

Waldman and Saletan: Oh, What a Fine Bromance!

Jodi Jacobson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jodi Jacobson

Waldman suggests we set up a Presidential commission to study the "sacredness of sex" and that the President start to talk about this as part of his platform. If I want the government to tell me how and what to think about sex, I'll buy a plane ticket to Afghanistan and live under the original Taliban.

The Case for an Anti-Abortion Violence Registry

Jacob M. Appel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jacob M. Appel

Much as we do not permit convicted pedophiles to teach kindergarten, those who have been imprisoned for plotting violence against abortion clinics should never again be permitted anywhere near such facilities.

Huckabee, Jon Stewart Debate Abortion (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Susan Crile | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Mike Huckabee went on John Stewart last night to debate another controversial topic: abortion. Huckabee's last appearance on the late-night show mad...

How Can I Be Loved for Hating Everybody?

B. Jeffrey Madoff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
B. Jeffrey Madoff

The world is changing way too fast. A year ago we thought Hillary Clinton might get elected. Television pundits repeatedly asked us if we were ready...

Exposing Fake Women's Health Clinics: My Visit to a Local Crisis Pregnancy Center

Reproductive Justice | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Reproductive Justice

We can no longer afford to believe the sun revolves around the earth, the threat of global warming is a fiction, and that abstinence-only education and CPCs merit hard-earned tax dollars.

God and Abstinence

Reproductive Justice | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Reproductive Justice

At the Mississippi Department of Human Services' summit, "Abstinence Works: Let's Talk About It," we didn't talk about abstinence, but we sure did chant, cheer, dance, pray and sing about it.

Seeds of Hatred---Reaping the Harvest

Larry Gellman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Larry Gellman

We can't call ourselves civilized until we learn to disagree like grownups.

The New Pro-lifer

Cristina Page | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Cristina Page

Alexia Kelley is a new style pro-lifer, one who believes a progressive agenda will produce pro-life results.

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.

Abortion Revisited -- My Response to a Friend Whose Choice is No Choice

Danielle Cavallucci | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Danielle Cavallucci

The United States has the highest abortion and unwanted pregnancy rate of any developed nation because of the way we handle the subjects of sexuality and abortion.

Late-term Abortions: Facts, Stories and Ways to Help

Jodi Jacobson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jodi Jacobson

Tiller was a man who put himself in jeopardy to ensure that a woman would not have to lose her life to infection or complications in an already-doomed pregnancy.

My Abortion: It's Time to Tell

Tamar Abrams | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Tamar Abrams

When a killer pointed a gun at Dr. Tiller on Sunday, he forced me to tell my story. I urge all women across the nation to tell their stories.

In Memory of Dr. George Tiller - He Supported Women's Dignity

Lynn M. Paltrow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lynn M. Paltrow

Many were women with wanted pregnancies who learned that their baby had no brain, or kidneys growing on the outside of their bodies.

How I (and Other "Pro-Life" Leaders) Contributed to Dr. Tiller's Murder

Frank Schaeffer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Frank Schaeffer

The same hate machine I was part of is still attacking all abortionists as "murderers." And once again the "pro-life" leaders are busy ducking their personal responsibility for people acting on their words.

Falwell's Legacy Haunts Liberty University

Mike Papantonio | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mike Papantonio

You have to wonder why a group of teenage Democrats have been told that their kind are not welcome at Liberty, a campus that was built in part from the money of Sun Myung Moon.

'Pro-Life Feminism' is an Oxymoron

Taylor Marsh | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Taylor Marsh

One would hope in the 21st century we could at least agree what feminism is not: "encouraging women to again have more children."