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Reading The Pictures: Tiller and the Silencers

Michael Shaw | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Michael Shaw

2009-06-01-protest.jpg What is important to emphasize regarding the murder of Dr. Tiller is that this situation was heading for a bad end.

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."

Palin: Prejean a "Victim of Malicious Attacks"; Dr. Tiller...Well..."I'm Pro-Life."

Shannyn Moore | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Shannyn Moore

Palin's outrage against the treatment of a pageant girl and the meanie media was impressive back in May.

The Murder of Dr. Tiller, a Foreshadowing

Cristina Page | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Cristina Page

For those who would like to think Sunday's murder in church of Dr. George Tiller, an abortion provider, is an isolated incident, here's the horrifying news: You are wrong.

Aborting Abortion Debate's Tone

John Marshall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
John Marshall

Some believe life begins at conception. Others say that life begins at 40. Like most things, the truth lies somewhere in the middle. From now on let's say that life begins when you've completed your high school gym requirement.

Obama's Catholic Baptism By Fire

James Rotondi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
James Rotondi

The t-shirt slogan,"The Day the Dome Was Tarnished Forever" became holy inspiration for others to engage in crass sloganeering and even violent action.

Why "Choosing Life" is a False Choice

Marie Wilson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Marie Wilson

While Obama's nuanced approach to the abortion debate deserves appreciation, the continued dissection of this issue is not honest at its root.

Antiabortion Activist Takes on Planned Parenthood with Hidden Camera

Jeff Norman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jeff Norman

Her own delay in reporting the crime she perceived to have occurred in Memphis is an especially perplexing mystery considering how much Rose proselytizes about the legal and moral obligation to protect children.

Mother's Day at an Abortion Clinic

Reproductive Justice | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Reproductive Justice

Escorts stand shoulder to shoulder, bound to strangers in an effort to offer a kind word to clients who are exercising their right to make a compassionate, informed, responsible decision, a motherly choice.

Killing People vs Aborting Fetuses: An Open Letter to Harvard Law Professor Mary Ann Glendon

Myriam Miedzian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Myriam Miedzian

Like you, the church seems much more concerned with the survival of fetuses and "possible fetuses" than with human beings.

Safe, Legal & Early -- A New Way of Thinking About Abortion

Steven Waldman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Steven Waldman

An abortion policy matching the values implicit in the polls would focus less on rights or numbers and more on timing.

HuffPoster Reports On Montana Tea Party

Huffington Post Contributor | Louise McMillin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

[Reported by a HufPost citizen journalist] And they certainly showed up in Missoula, Montana. Montana is a very conservative state. Missoula, howeve...

Anti-Abortion Movement Surging Under Obama

Politico | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The first hint of a stir came just after Election Day, when the computer servers at Americans United for Life crashed. People were swamping the Web si...

The Call for Common Ground on Abortion

Cristina Page | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Cristina Page

In a never before attempted event, the Obama administration merged dozens of leaders from the pro-choice and pro-life movements onto one conference call line and, wisely, muted us.

Hm. Both Pro-Lifers and Pro-Choicers Hate the Octomom

Tina Dupuy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Tina Dupuy

Suleman is a staple for Dr. Phil intervention, tabloid prattle and message-board hostility, but underlying it all is an emerging story that pits her against both pro-lifers and pro-choicers.

Do People Who Support "Traditional Values" Value Pregnant Women?

Lynn M. Paltrow | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Lynn M. Paltrow

Sixty-one percent of women who have abortions are already mothers, and another 24 percent will go on to become mothers. 85 percent of all women bring life into this world.

Do We Need A Pro-Choice Litmus Test for Obstetricians?

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

While one has every right to oppose abortion, one should not necessarily have a right to do so while occupying the scarce and precious position of an obstetrics resident.

Talkin' About the Pope...and Hope

Tamar Abrams | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Tamar Abrams

Is it too much to hope that Pope Benedict XVI might see the light?

Octomom, Sextomom and the Looming Incursions on Reproductive Rights

Arlene M. Roberts | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Arlene M. Roberts

The bills some lawmakers have proposed have nothing to do with race and gender equality; they are all about restricting women's reproductive decisions by subjecting them to greater state surveillance.

Palin, Forced Into A Corner, Names Pro-Choicer To Alaska Supreme Court

Washington Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin had to make a tough choice in filling a vacant slot on her state's Supreme Court: Appoint a woman who once served on the board...

A DeMinted Attack on College Women

Cristina Page | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Cristina Page

Anti-contraception Senator Jim DeMint moved this week to increase birth control prices as much as 900% for college women, forcing them to "splurge" if they want to use protection.

Catholic Extremists Swiftboat Sebelius

Cristina Page | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Cristina Page

The Catholic Church may refer to pro-choice politicians as extremists but the majority of Catholic congregants agree with pro-choice politicians like Sebelius on reproductive issues.

Obama May Overturn Bush 'Conscience Rule' On Abortions

AP | RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama plans to repeal a Bush administration rule that has become a flash point in the debate over a doctor's right...