Posts tagged "abortion"

95 Percent Of Women Don’t Regret Their Abortions

To further attempts to impose longer waiting periods and more stringent restrictions, abortion opponents have long used the argument that women suffer negative mental health after undergoing the procedure. That…

Newser | July 14, 2015 - 5:45 pm

You Can Take Pride-Themed Selfies For A Good Cause

Laverne Cox and other icons are donating a dollar for each selfie taken in front of a pride mural!

Rebecca Vipond Brink | July 1, 2015 - 4:45 pm

Texas Can’t Get Rid Of All The Abortion Clinics Just Yet, Rules SCOTUS

Hopefully this will eventually be permanent.

Robyn Pennacchia | June 29, 2015 - 6:00 pm

Scott Walker Pretty Sure Rape Victims Only Concerned About Abortion In The “Initial Months”

Scott Walker sure knows a lot for someone who has never been a rape victim in need of an abortion.

Robyn Pennacchia | June 3, 2015 - 6:00 pm

Qatar’s World Cup Construction Has Killed Hundreds Of Slave Workers

Obama says climate change is a national security threat; FIFA stays mum on slave worker deaths; Bush’s abortion policies suddenly seem pretty reasonable; Anne Pasternak is named chief curator at…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | May 20, 2015 - 5:30 pm

OK Lawmaker Threatens To Set Himself On Fire Over Legal Abortions

During a debate last week on Senate Bill 548, meant to give 6 percent raises to Supreme Court Judges and other appellate judges using court fees, Oklahoma Representative Kevin Calvey…

Robyn Pennacchia | April 29, 2015 - 9:00 am

Arizona Passes Bill Requiring Doctors To Lie, Say Abortions Are “Reversible”

Abortions are not, in fact, reversible.

Robyn Pennacchia | March 26, 2015 - 4:30 pm

Colorado Asks: Are IUDs Contraception Or Abortion?

Colorado, you ARE high.

Rebecca Vipond Brink | March 6, 2015 - 5:40 pm

Indiana Passes Bill Outlawing Abortions Due To Birth Defects

Indiana passed a bill this week which would ban doctors from knowingly performing abortions when they knew the mother was doing so because of either the sex of the child…

Robyn Pennacchia | February 27, 2015 - 3:30 pm

British Soccer Fans Chant “We Are Racist” While Blocking Black Metro Passenger From Boarding

French prosecutors and British police are investigating an incident on Paris’ Metro in which British soccer fans blocked a Black passenger from boarding, chanting “We’re racist.” [The Guardian]

Rebecca Vipond Brink | February 18, 2015 - 5:30 pm

House Passes “No Abortions For Poor Ladies” Bill On Roe v. Wade Anniversary

After backing down from a controversial bill that would make abortion illegal after 20 weeks, the Republican controlled House passed another anti-abortion bill today, called “The No Taxpayer Funding For…

Robyn Pennacchia | January 22, 2015 - 6:00 pm

Emma Sulkowicz Will Attend The State Of The Union Address

Columbia University artist Emma Sulkowicz, who has been carrying her dorm mattress in protest of campus rape, will be attending the State of the Union Address. [ArtNet]

Rebecca Vipond Brink | January 20, 2015 - 6:00 pm

Jenny Slate Champions Repro Rights While Accepting Award For “Obvious Child”

I am so proud to be in a movie that is joyful and thoughtful and depicts a modern and authentic experience of unplanned pregnancy…Gillian Robespierre and Elizabeth Holm, who wrote…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | January 16, 2015 - 4:40 pm

Frisky Q&A: Dr. Rebecca Gomperts, Human Rights Activist & At-Sea Abortion Provider

Dr. Rebecca Gomperts is a physician, artist, human rights activist, and founder of organizations Women on Waves and Women on Web, which are featured in the documentary “Vessel.” The organizations…

Claire Hannum | January 16, 2015 - 1:30 pm

The United States Gets A “D” Grade For Women’s Reproductive Rights, According to NARAL Pro-Choice America

NARAL Pro-Choice America has graded the United States with a “D” for women’s reproductive rights. [NARAL]
Slavoj Žižek on the Charlie Hebdo massacre: “The passionate intensity of the…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | January 15, 2015 - 5:40 pm

North Dakota Gets Creative In Attempt To Ban Abortion

Last year, the state of North Dakota attempted to enact a “Fetal Heartbeat Bill” that would prevent women from seeking an abortion once a heartbeat can be detected, or at…

Robyn Pennacchia | January 14, 2015 - 4:30 pm
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