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Dems Come Up With Contentious Response To Abortion Bill

Mollie Reilly | Posted 02.22.2012 | Politics

A group of female Democratic legislators in the Georgia House of Representatives has proposed a bill that would ban men from seeking vasectomies. "...

Oklahoma Senate Approves 'Personhood' Bill

AP | SEAN MURPHY | Posted 02.16.2012 | Politics

OKLAHOMA CITY -- The Oklahoma Senate has overwhelmingly approved an anti-abortion "personhood" bill that declares life begins at conception. The vote...

Human Rights Invisible to the Right

Mark Olmsted | Posted 04.11.2012 | Politics
Mark Olmsted

When is America going to stop fetishizing a document written by rich white men 230 years ago who owned slaves and didn't think woman were worthy of the vote?

When Pro-Life Is Pro-Choice

Robin Koerner | Posted 04.08.2012 | Politics
Robin Koerner

Paul's pro-life views are personal. The country needs to understand that a leader can hold a view fervently without having to impose it on the country as national policy.

Buddy Roemer for President: Pro-Life, Anti-Big Money, Pro-Awesome

Death Race | Posted 04.03.2012 | Politics
Death Race

Buddy Roemer and Gary Johnson are considered boutique candidates, dismissed by the Republican party. And yet when you consider the level of crazytalk that has pervaded the Republican nominating contest, it becomes apparent the only thing keeping them from recognition is money.

Ron Paul, Rand Paul, and the Oppressive Nature of "Small Government"

Carl Gibson | Posted 04.01.2012 | Politics
Carl Gibson

For two men who campaigned on getting government out of the lives of private citizens, it's incredibly hypocritical to oppose a woman's right to do what she wants to with her own uterus.

Illinois Reports Record Low Number Of Abortions

Posted 01.25.2012 | Chicago

The number of abortions performed in Illinois fell to a 37 year low in 2010, according to new data from the Illinois Department of Public Health. ...

Survey: Latinos Have More Liberal Views On Abortion

The Huffington Post | Laura Steiner | Posted 01.27.2012 | Latino Voices

A majority of Latino voters -- 74 percent -- agree that a woman has a right to make her own personal decisions about abortion without the interference...

Ariel Edwards-Levy

Abortion Rights Stand-Off At Supreme Court

HuffingtonPost.com | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 01.24.2012 | Politics

The Roe v. Wade decision protecting the right to have an abortion was handed down from the Supreme Court on Jan. 22, 1973. On Monday night, 39 years l...

Aaron Sankin

PHOTOS: Dueling Abortion Rallies Fill SF Streets Mere Blocks Apart

HuffingtonPost.com | Aaron Sankin | Posted 01.23.2012 | San Francisco

Nearly 40 years after the landmark Roe vs. Wade Supreme Court decision legalizing abortion nationwide, forces on both sides of the contentious issue l...

The Problematic Framing of Abortion as an Issue of Privacy

Marianne Mollmann | Posted 03.24.2012 | Politics
Marianne Mollmann

Abortion is a medical intervention three out of ten women in the United States will have needed by the time they are 45. Imposing undue burdens on access is an affront to us all.

Roe v. Wade at 39 - An Interview With Sarah Weddington

Martha Burk | Posted 03.21.2012 | Politics
Martha Burk

The case was argued by a 27-year-old female lawyer from Texas -- Sarah Weddington. Female lawyers were so rare in those days that the Supreme Court lawyers' lounge didn't even have a ladies room. There were no female judges. Weddington faced a wall of older men.

Let's Start Smiting the Right With Fighting Words

James Heffernan | Posted 03.12.2012 | Politics
James Heffernan

Now that Christmas is behind us and the next major election is less than ten months off, 'tis the season to be fighting. And President Obama himself has just scored the first punch of the new year.

Christina Wilkie

Ron Paul's Pro-Life Credentials Questioned By Personhood USA

HuffingtonPost.com | Christina Wilkie | Posted 12.26.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The intensity of Rep. Ron Paul's (R-Texas) pro-life beliefs was questioned by fellow conservatives Monday evening, when the group Person...

Laura Bassett

Nevada Judge Rules Fetal Personhood Initiative Misleading To Voters

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 12.19.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Nevada's anti-abortion movement experienced a setback on Monday when a district judge ruled that a new fetal personhood ballot measure -...

Nurses Don't Have To Assist In Abortions, Hospital Agrees

Posted 12.05.2011 | Religion

By David Giambusso Religion News Service A teaching hospital will hire additional staff to help perform abortions after a group of nurses claimed ...

Amanda Terkel

Herman Cain Pledges To Push Defunding Of Planned Parenthood

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 11.23.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The conservative Susan B. Anthony List sent out an email announcing that Herman Cain had become the latest presidential candidate to sig...

Colo. Anti-Choice Group Down, But Not Out

Posted 11.21.2011 | Denver

Personhood USA, the Colorado-based pro-life organization behind the recent failed "personhood" initiative that was struck down by more than 55 percent...

When Legislating Morality Falls Short

Christian Piatt | Posted 01.21.2012 | Religion
Christian Piatt

The fear at the heart of the public's down-vote is that the rights of the unborn are being placed above those of those they already know. And that's simply not a sacrifice many are willing to make.

Do As I Say, Not As I Do

Bethany Blankley | Posted 01.21.2012 | Religion
Bethany Blankley

What history has shown is that Christians and Jews lived faithfully to their belief and did not accept or follow the cultural norm. They focused on raising their families according to the tradition of their faith.

Corey Fox, Convicted Killer, In Trouble For 'Pro-Life' Newborn Sketch

AP | Posted 01.21.2012 | Chicago

TAMMS, Ill. — An imprisoned convicted killer is under scrutiny by Illinois prison officials over whether one of his drawings depicting a newborn...

Michele Bachmann's Body: A Potential Crime Scene?

Cristina Page | Posted 01.19.2012 | Politics
Cristina Page

Bachmann should think twice about serving up her miscarriage as proof of her pro-life credentials. In the future she dreams of for American women, it could be circumstantial evidence.

'Crisis' Pregnancy Center Sues San Francisco Over Controversial New Law

Aaron Sankin | Posted 01.17.2012 | San Francisco

Following a San Francisco Board of Supervisors decision banning crisis pregnancy centers from engaging in what it deemed, "false or misleading adverti...

Male and <40? Time to Thank the EPA?

A. Siegel | Posted 01.08.2012 | Green
A. Siegel

If you're male and under 40 years old, perhaps you should take a moment to look in the mirror and thank the Environmental Protection Agency for its implementation of the Clean Air Act ... that just might be the reason you're around to look in the mirror.

GOP Hopes To Take Mississippi's 'Personhood' Bills National

Mother Jones | Nick Baumann | Posted 01.08.2012 | Politics

On Tuesday, voters in Mississippi will head to the polls to vote on an amendment to the state Constitution that would designate inseminated human eggs...