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Senators Introduce Anti-Abortion Amendment For Health Care Reform Bill

The House of Representatives’ version of the health care reform bill contained the Stupak-Pitts Amendment (explained in full here) to make sure health insurance doesn’t cover abortion.

Today,…

Jessica Wakeman | December 7, 2009 - 8:45 pm

Why Are Abortion-Rights Activists Sending Coat Hangers To Politicians?

It’s not to hang their nice suit jackets, that’s for sure! Here’s some straight-to-the-point activism: a cell phone company, CREDO Mobile, is mailing coat hangers to all the democratic members…

Jessica Wakeman | November 19, 2009 - 6:20 pm

Today’s Lady News: FBI Had Been Warned About Abortion Doctor Killer

One month before late-term abortion provider Dr. George Tiller was murdered by an anti-choice extremist, the FBI in Kansas City received an anonymous letter warning them that Scott Roeder posed…

Jessica Wakeman | November 16, 2009 - 9:45 pm

Republican National Committee’s Health Insurance Plan Covered Abortion

The Republican National Committee’s health plan with the insurance company Cigna has covered abortion since 1991, according to an investigation by the online news site Politico. Cigna’s health coverage plan…

Jessica Wakeman | November 13, 2009 - 1:20 pm

Today’s Lady News: Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand Speaks Out Against The Stupak Amendment

In this video clip, Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) speaks out against the health care reform bill’s Stupak-Pitts Amendment, which limits how private insurance companies can offer coverage for abortion.

Jessica Wakeman | November 10, 2009 - 9:40 pm

How The Health Care Reform Bill Is Screwing Over Women With An Abortion Amendment

A health care reform passed in the House of Representatives on Saturday night, but only after politicians included an anti-abortion amendment to the bill so it could gain more support.

Jessica Wakeman | November 9, 2009 - 3:20 pm

Today’s Lady News: Is Emma Thompson Finally Off Team Polanski?

Emma Thompson initially signed a petition calling for Roman Polanski’s freedom, but has she had a change of heart? A reader at the blog Shakesville may have convinced her to…

Jessica Wakeman | November 4, 2009 - 9:45 pm

What All Women Need To Know About Health Care Reform And Abortion

Have you been following health care reform? Earlier this autumn, I was rushing home from work to watch Hardball every night. Then all those “town hall” people screaming about Nazism…

Jessica Wakeman | November 4, 2009 - 4:20 pm

Today’s Lady News: Illinois’ Parental Notification For Abortion Law Is Delayed

Illinois’ controversial parental notification law for minors seeking an abortion has been delayed at least until Wednesday morning as officials meet to verify that girls can waive the notification process…

Jessica Wakeman | November 3, 2009 - 9:30 pm

Today’s Lady News: Bikinis 4 Babies!

When it comes to bikinis and abortion protesters, the blog posts just writes itself. Behold: “Millions of girls around the world need a great looking bikini to wear to the…

Jessica Wakeman | October 23, 2009 - 8:45 pm

Today’s Lady News: A Lawsuit Is Filed In Illinois Over Parental Notification Law For Abortions

A Chicago doctor and a women’s health clinic have filed a lawsuit in Illinois over a “parental notification law.” If the law goes into effect on Nov. 3, it would…

Jessica Wakeman | October 21, 2009 - 7:45 pm

I Call B.S. On “Abortion Addiction”

Irene Vilar rebelled against her “controlling” husband in the most unique of ways: by having abortions. Lots of ‘em. From ages 16 to 33, Vilar said she had 15 abortions…

Jessica Wakeman | October 15, 2009 - 3:29 pm

Unsafe Abortions Kill 70,000 Women Every Year

Unsafe abortions kill 70,000 women each year, according to a recent study of 197 countries by the pro-choice Guttmacher Institute. The three-year study also found abortions are happening in countries…

Jessica Wakeman | October 14, 2009 - 1:10 pm

It’s National Pro-Life Cupcakes Day!

Cupcakes! Who doesn’t love cupcakes? Makes me think of Sex and the City … birthday parties … sugary frosting … abortion.

Wait … wha?! Unless this is a…

Jessica Wakeman | October 9, 2009 - 2:15 pm

Today’s Lady News: Oklahoma Law Forces All Abortion Details Online

An anti-choice Oklahoma law goes into effect on Nov. 1 requiring the data of every abortion performed in the state to be posted on a public web site. The doctor…

Jessica Wakeman | October 7, 2009 - 8:30 pm

A TMI Tweet About Work, Wisconsin & A Woman’s Right To Choose

Have you been keeping up with how the media’s all atwitter over a tweet sent by blogger and entrepreneur Penelope Trunk? She wrote a very strange message on her Twitter,…

Jessica Goldberg | October 1, 2009 - 5:00 pm

Today’s Lady News: Abortion Protester Killed In Michigan

Anti-choice activist, James Pouillon, 63, was shot and killed while protesting abortion across from Owosso High School in Oswosso, Michigan. Police have a 33-year-old male suspect in custody who allegedly…

Jessica Wakeman | September 11, 2009 - 8:45 pm

Today’s Lady News: Young OB/GYNs Worry About Doing Abortions

Out of concern for their safety, young OB/GYN students admit to reconsidering whether or not they’ll do abortions after the recent murder of Dr. George Tiller, a physician in Kansas…

Jessica Wakeman | September 1, 2009 - 8:30 pm

Abortion: Is It The Last Taboo Of Comedy?

I know what you’re thinking: there’s nothing funny about about abortion! Mostly, I agree with you. Politicians who make decisions about what women can do with their bodies and wackjobs

Jessica Wakeman | August 27, 2009 - 5:10 pm

Only One Remaining Doctor In The U.S. Can Do Third Trimester Abortions

No reporter happened to be standing at abortion provider George Tiller’s side on the Sunday morning in May when he was murdered at gunpoint, allegedly by an anti-choice extremist. But,…

Jessica Wakeman | August 16, 2009 - 2:00 pm
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