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Pregnant Mother Of 5 Died After Drinking Vinegar In DIY Abortion

Catherine Furey, 38, of the UK,  died in December 2010 after drinking concentrated vinegar, a DIY abortion she read about on the Internet. Furey had a “violent reaction” to the…

Jessica Wakeman | May 22, 2012 - 2:20 pm

Coat Hanger Abortions? No Biggie!

Here’s a lovely comment on the value of a woman’s life from Republican Mississippi State Represenative Bubba Carpenter. In a video filmed a county GOP meeting, Rep. Carpenter is…

Jessica Wakeman | May 16, 2012 - 5:40 pm

Kate Beckinsale Wants The Government Deep Inside Her Vagina

This video spoof from Funny or Die, starring Kate Beckinsale, Judy Greer, and Andrea Savage as Republican women who want government out of their banks and schools, but in their…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | May 8, 2012 - 12:20 pm

Kansas Advances “Conscience” Bill To Let Pharmacists Refuse You Morning-After Pill

The Kansas state legislature advanced a so-called “conscience” bill yesterday that will make it easier for health care providers to refuse to provide women’s health services that they personally find…

Jessica Wakeman | May 3, 2012 - 2:40 pm

NY State Senator Ruben Diaz Sensibly Invokes Hitler In Abortion Rights Debate

“Hitler was pro-choice. He chose to send the Jews to Auschwitz. That was not their choice that was Hitler’s choice. Murderers, assassins and criminals are pro-choice. They choose to put…

Jessica Wakeman | May 2, 2012 - 1:20 pm

The Soapbox: In America, We Treat Our Moms Like Second-Class Citizens

Are you a mother? Do you know someone who is? You probably do, and that’s why you should be very concerned about Alabama’s chemical endangerment clause, which aims to protect…

Julie Gerstein | May 1, 2012 - 11:00 am

Planned Parenthood Believes It’s The Target Of A Sting Operation By Anti-Choicers

Planned Parenthood Federation of America clinics in 11 states have reported a string of suspicious incidents where women come in asking questions about sex-selective abortions, leading the organization to believe…

Jessica Wakeman | April 25, 2012 - 4:20 pm

Rick Santorum Should Have 72-Hour Waiting Period Before He Can Abort His Campaign

Not that I wanted Sen. Rick Santorum to continue his presidential campaign of caveman asshattery. But it doesn’t seem fair that he should get to just, you know, choose that…

Jessica Wakeman | April 17, 2012 - 3:20 pm

Anti-Abortion Michele Bachmann Claims Republicans “Want Women To Have Their Own Choices”

Senator Kristen Gillibrand gets the Girl, You’ve Got Bigger Stones Than Me Award of the week for going head-to-head on “Meet The Press” yesterday with none other than Rep. Michele…

Jessica Wakeman | April 16, 2012 - 3:40 pm

Today’s Lady News: Arizona Bans Abortions After 20 Weeks

Arizona’s Governor Jan Brewer signed a law yesterday which bans abortions after 20 weeks (rare to begin with), except in cases which risk of death or serious injury. The…

Jessica Wakeman | April 13, 2012 - 5:40 pm

Dude Lawmaker: How Dare Government Try To Control Men’s Bodies!

Nothing is quite so entertaining as people who don’t recognize their own hypocrisy, huh? Recently, our hero, Oklahoma State Sen. Constance Johnson (D), introduced an “Every Sperm Is Sacred” law to try…

Jessica Wakeman | April 12, 2012 - 12:40 pm

Girl Talk: I Was An Unplanned Pregnancy

I was born out of wedlock in Minnesota, to a white mother and an Afghan (not the blanket, the country) father. It was considered pretty scandalous for my mom to be a…

Lula Belle | April 11, 2012 - 2:00 pm
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