Posts tagged "abortion"

At Least 100,000 Texas Women Have Tried To Self-Induce An Abortion

Here’s some depressing news: a recent study run by the University of Texas has found that 1.7-4.1 percent of Texas women have attempted to perform an abortion on themselves — which, given the…

Robyn Pennacchia | November 18, 2015 - 3:30 pm

SCOTUS To Decide If States Can Use Sham Health Laws To Restrict Abortions

Will SCOTUS find in favor of allowing the government to bullshit us?

Robyn Pennacchia | November 14, 2015 - 9:00 am

Twerpy Missouri Lawmaker Claims Student Researching Abortion Restrictions Is Breaking The Law

Missouri state Sen. Kurt Schaefer (R-Turdsville) is up in arms over a Mizzou grad student’s thesis. Why? Because she intends to study the effects of the state’s terrible abortion-restricting law requiring…

Robyn Pennacchia | November 12, 2015 - 5:00 pm

Cecile Richards Says She Expects Roe V. Wade To Be Back On The Ballot Soon

In today’s interview with Yahoo Global News Anchor Katie Couric, Planned Parenthood President Cecile Richards lamented that the 2016 Republican presidential candidates “make Mitt Romney look like a liberal.” She said although…

Emily Winter | November 10, 2015 - 5:00 pm

Huckabee Thinks The President Can Magically Make Abortion, Gay Marriage & Sodomy Illegal

Huckabee says the President can just say “no thanks” to the Supreme Court.

Robyn Pennacchia | November 4, 2015 - 6:30 pm

Planned Parenthood Definitely Promoting Bestiality For Teenz, Says Anti-Choice Dimwit

Anti-choice activist Carol Everett, who is just an absolute treasure, appeared on “The Alan Colmes Show” to have a chat about her peculiar theory that people having multiple sex partners is just

Robyn Pennacchia | November 3, 2015 - 5:30 pm

Gloria Steinem Credited With Abortion Quote Long Attributed To Black Feminist

Gloria Steinem’s name is synonymous with feminism. She is maybe the movement’s most recognizable contemporary—hell, my computer even knew how to spell her last name. Of course there are always…

Chloe Stillwell | November 2, 2015 - 9:10 am

Gloria Steinem Dedicated Her Book To The Doctor Who Helped Her Get An Illegal Abortion

Bad ass feminist icon and forever girl crush Gloria Steinem has a new book out called My Life On The Roadwhich is no doubt a must-read from start to finish. And from…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | October 30, 2015 - 12:30 pm

Mean Federal Judge Won’t Let Alabama Defund Planned Parenthood

This will come as a huge disappointment to fans of teen pregnancy and STIs across the state.

Robyn Pennacchia | October 28, 2015 - 5:00 pm

Portland Woman Disrupts Protest Against Planned Parenthood By Chanting “Yeast Infections!”

Gonna try yelling this in all sort of scenarios, TBH.

Amelia McDonell-Parry | October 26, 2015 - 4:00 pm

Ben Carson Opposes Abortion Even In Rape Cases And Compares Victims To ‘Slave Owners’

In an interview on NBC’s Meet The Press, 2016 Republican Presidential candidate Ben Carson revealed that he believes Roe v. Wade should be overturned, and that women should not be…

Katrin Higher | October 25, 2015 - 2:00 pm

Missouri Pol Wants To Make Planned Parenthood Build A Fetus Memorial

That sure seems like a good use of everyone’s time.

Robyn Pennacchia | October 15, 2015 - 5:30 pm

Planned Parenthood To Stop Accepting Reimbursements For Fetal Tissue

Cecile Richards is calling anti-choicers on their bluff. …

Robyn Pennacchia | October 13, 2015 - 2:40 pm

Dear Conservatives: Why Doesn’t This Little Girl’s Life Matter As Much As The Life Of A Fetus?

Eight-year-old McKayla Dyer was shot this weekend by an 11-year-old boy whose dad left his 12-gauge out.

Robyn Pennacchia | October 6, 2015 - 12:00 pm

Let’s All Laugh At This Line Of Anti-Choice Wannabe Hipster T-Shirts

Oh god, anti-choice weirdos are trying to be hip now.

Robyn Pennacchia | October 1, 2015 - 10:00 am

Bill Nye Uses Science To Defend Women’s Reproductive Rights

It has been a pretty shitty year for women’s reproductive rights in this country, I think we can all agree. When so much progression has been made for LGBT rights,…

Katrin Higher | September 26, 2015 - 11:00 am

Frisky Rant: Actually, I Love Abortion

In addition to not telling women what to do with our bodies, people — like Bill Nye — need to stop telling us how to feel about what we do with

Katie Klabusich | September 25, 2015 - 10:00 am

Senate Democrats Prepared To Filibuster Through Planned Parenthood Defunding

The congressional funding bill that would keep the government from shutting down after Wednesday is heading to the Senate today, but with complications, of course. As it exists now, the

Rebecca Vipond Brink | September 24, 2015 - 3:00 pm
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