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Sarah Silverman Thinks Male Masturbation Should Be Legislated Like Abortion, Because Equality

Sperm is life, and you know what that means: We’ve gotta legislate that shit.”

Kylie Cheung | May 27, 2016 - 8:36 am

What You Must Know About 20-Week Abortion Bans, Like The New One In South Carolina

Abortions past 20 weeks gestation are illegal in the state of South Carolina, effective immediately.

Kylie Cheung | May 26, 2016 - 9:29 pm

An Anti-Abortion Group In Kansas Wants You To Beware of “Human-Animal” Hybrids

Anti-choice group Kansans for Life sinks to new levels of bizarre in its war on choice.

Kylie Cheung | May 25, 2016 - 1:15 pm

Purvi Patel, Convicted Of Feticide After Self-Induced Abortion, Appeals In Indiana Court

The 2009 law Patel was convicted under was meant to be used against third parties inflicting harm on the pregnant woman and her fetus — not the pregnant woman herself. The state

Kylie Cheung | May 24, 2016 - 9:04 am

New Louisiana Abortion Waiting Period Law Has The Most Infuriating Name Ever

On today’s edition of Infuriatingly Deceitful Labels Anti-Choice Lawmakers Use To Disguise Their Stonewalling Access To Healthcare As Being Beneficial To Women™….

Kylie Cheung | May 23, 2016 - 7:40 am

Performing An Abortion In Oklahoma City Could Land Doctors In Prison, So That’s Nice

We’ve regressed 100 years! So that’s fun.

Marissa Miller | May 19, 2016 - 9:42 pm

Study Finds Married Women Have More Abortions Than Anyone Else

A new global study just shattered the ultimate myth about women who have abortions.

Kylie Cheung | May 17, 2016 - 10:33 pm

How The Abortion Storyline On ‘Scandal’ Was Quietly, Shockingly Correct

The anticipated “abortion confrontation” on night’s Scandal finale was not what I expected from Olivia and Fitz. What we got instead changed everything about the abortion storyline.

Elizabeth Skoski | May 13, 2016 - 10:39 am

This Utah Anti-Abortion Law Puts Clinics In An Awfully Confusing Position

New Utah law requires that fetuses receive anesthesia or painkillers before some abortions…except there’s no evidence that fetuses even feel pain.

Kylie Cheung | May 12, 2016 - 10:11 am

Planned Parenthood Shooting Suspect Robert Dear Found Incompetent To Stand Trial

State-appointed doctors claim Dear, a self-proclaimed “warrior for the babies,” suffers from delusions.

Kylie Cheung | May 11, 2016 - 10:03 pm

NARAL Just Gave State Lawmakers Pro-Choice Ratings, & Things Are Looking Shockingly Not Good

Pro-choice Washington Democrats performed surprisingly poorly on the NARAL’s pro-choice scorecards, and while some of their ratings were disappointing, the NARAL raised some important points.

Kylie Cheung | May 2, 2016 - 10:47 pm

What’s the Prenatal Nondiscrimination Act? Only One of the Worst Abortion Bills Ever, That’s All

If you were already worried about the state of reproductive rights in the United States, boy howdy, get ready to learn all about the Prenatal Nondiscrimination Act (PRENDA). H.R. 4924,…

Jenni Miller | April 15, 2016 - 2:01 pm

Hillary Clinton Calls Out Democratic Debate Moderators For Ignoring Abortion

Whether you’re feeling the Bern or staunchly #WithHer – I’m just going to assume no one who regularly reads and enjoys The Frisky would actually consider voting for any of those GOP clowns — the…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | April 15, 2016 - 12:14 pm

Ted Cruz And The Fatal Logic Flaw In “Letting The States Decide” On Abortion

Ted Cruz wants “the people” to decide if rape victims should be allowed to have abortions.

Robyn Pennacchia | April 5, 2016 - 1:15 pm

Donald Trump Just Became The Most Extreme Anti-Choice Politician Out There

Trump wants to punish women who have abortions–even most anti-choicers don’t go that far.

Katie Klabusich | March 30, 2016 - 5:41 pm

Study Shows Abortion Rates Are Down–But Not For Reasons Anti-Choicers Will Like

Increased rates of birth control use have led to fewer unintended pregnancies.

Robyn Pennacchia | March 3, 2016 - 5:30 pm

Whole Women’s Health: RBG Throws Down, Kennedy Keeps Air Of Mystery

No state should be allowed to lie and say laws serve one purpose when really they serve another.

Robyn Pennacchia | March 2, 2016 - 3:00 pm

Shocking Study Shows States Lie To Patients Seeking Abortion

One-third of all women seeking abortion in the United States are given misleading information.

Robyn Pennacchia | March 1, 2016 - 6:00 pm

Yet Another Republican Thinks Rape And Incest Can’t Result In Pregnancy

That’s not how this works. That’s not how any of this works.

Robyn Pennacchia | March 1, 2016 - 10:00 am
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