Posts tagged "abortion"

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

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

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, Trans Rights and more, the Right still wants to attack the decisions that women make with regards to women and reproduction. Laws are getting worse,…

Katrin Higher / September 26, 2015

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 our bodies.

Katie Klabusich / September 25, 2015

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 resolution strips Planned Parenthood of federal funding. Senate Democrats are prepared to filibuster through the vote to prevent its passage in its current

Rebecca Vipond Brink / September 24, 2015

Carly Fiorina’s “Abortion Video” Is Actually Video Of A Stillborn Baby Named Walter

Carly Fiorina claims she saw a video of an fetus surviving an abortion and being harvested alive for spare parts–she did not.

Robyn Pennacchia / September 24, 2015

Marco Rubio Shares His Bizarre Planned Parenthood Conspiracy Theory

He thinks Planned Parenthood pushes women to have abortions in order to rake in the sweet fetal tissue donation profits.

Robyn Pennacchia / September 22, 2015

House Votes To Defund Planned Parenthood In Grand Exercise In Futility

Sorry, jerks — this is not going to pass the Senate or be approved by President Obama. …

Robyn Pennacchia / September 18, 2015

Anti-Choicers Try To Play At Feminism, Fail Miserably

Hey guys, did you hear? Feminism is totally cool now. Beyoncé is into it! Everyone wants a piece! And now even anti-choice women want to claim it for themselves — except, entirely unsurprisingly, they’re not so good at it! You know, because the idea of women being forced to bear children whether they want to…

Robyn Pennacchia / September 16, 2015

Azealia Banks Thinks Women Who Have More Than Three Abortions Should Be Jailed

Azealia Banks says she’s totally pro-choice, but thinks women who have more than three abortions should be jailed.

Robyn Pennacchia / September 14, 2015

What Do Failed Abortions Have To Do With Fetal Tissue Sales?

Two women who are the results of failed abortions are testifying at the congressional Planned Parenthood hearings. Why?

Rebecca Vipond Brink / September 9, 2015

Planned Parenthood To Blame For Stock Market Crash, Says Pat Robertson

Then explain the crash of 1929, when abortion was illegal.

Robyn Pennacchia / August 24, 2015

Ohio Aims To Ban Down Syndrome Abortions

Ohio women, take note: Soon you may be unable to get an abortion if you’re doing it to avoid having a baby with Down syndrome. The state’s legislature—most of which is pro-life—appears poised to approve such a bill this fall and send it to Gov. John Kasich. He has signed abortion restrictions before, reports the…

Newser / August 24, 2015

“Pro-Life” Terrorist Brings Bomb Into George Tiller Clinic

Nothing says pro-life like bombing people!

Robyn Pennacchia / August 18, 2015

Huckabee Hearts Forcing 10-Year-Olds To Have Their Rapists’ Babies

Mike Huckabee says he would absolutely force a 10-year-old rape victim to go through with a pregnancy.

Robyn Pennacchia / August 17, 2015

Woman Asked For Depo Shot, Clinic Gave Her Flu Shot Instead

Now she’s suing them for their costly mistake.

Rebecca Vipond Brink / August 12, 2015

Donald Trump Wants To Shut Down The Government To Defund Planned Parenthood

Donald Trump wants to shut down the government over Planned Parenthood funding, and he may not be alone. …

Robyn Pennacchia / August 4, 2015

Senate Democrats Block Bill To Defund Planned Parenthood

Senate Democrats gathered enough support to block a Republican attempt to defund Planned Parenthood. The bill, S.1881, garnered 53 votes in favor and 46 in opposition, falling short of the 60 votes needed for it to pass.
The entire thing was a waste of time, anyhow: President Obama has voiced his support for Planned Parenthood…

Rebecca Vipond Brink / August 4, 2015
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