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The Best On-Screen Depiction Of Abortion We’ve Ever Seen

In Gillian Robespierre’s amazing and hysterical new short, “Obvious Child,” a woman has a clumsy one-night stand and learns that she’s pregnant. And shock of all shocks–she decides to have…

Julie Gerstein | November 4, 2011 - 10:40 am

Today’s Lady News: Photo Of Boy With Down Syndrome Who “Survived Roe Vs. Wade” Spreading Around Facebook

A photograph of this adorable little boy is circling around Facebook. The boy has Down Syndrome and he’s holding a sign (written by someone who is not him) which reads:…

Jessica Wakeman | October 27, 2011 - 5:20 pm

HBO Creating “Wichita,” A Drama About Murdered Abortion Provider Dr. George Tiller

HBO is developing a drama about an abortion provider in Wichita, Kansas, based, it seems, on the late Dr. George Tiller, who was murdered by anti-abortion extremist Scott Roeder in…

Jessica Wakeman | October 27, 2011 - 3:40 pm

Girl Talk: Reflections On A Reckless Youth

I had an abortion when I was 21. It was my senior year of college. I was living in NYC, working nights as an exotic dancer while interning during the…

Melissa Petro | October 21, 2011 - 12:00 pm

Today’s Lady News: House Passes “Protect Life Act”

Yesterday the House of Representatives passed the “Protect Life Act,” a bill that prohibits federal funds under Obama’s healthcare reform from going towards any health insurance plans that cover…

Jessica Wakeman | October 14, 2011 - 6:00 pm

Today’s Lady News: Pennsylvania House To Introduce Anti-Abortion Ultrasound Bill

Pennsylvania’s state House of Representatives will soon introduce an anti-abortion bill that requires a woman seeking an abortion have an ultrasound 24 hours before the procedure. The doctor is…

Jessica Wakeman | October 11, 2011 - 5:40 pm

Today’s Lady News: North Carolina’s Ultrasound Before Abortion Law Challenged

The ACLU and several other rights groups have filed a lawsuit against North Carolina’s new state law requiring a pregnant woman receive an ultrasound and hear an explanation about…

Jessica Wakeman | October 4, 2011 - 5:40 pm

Shonda Rhimes On The “Grey’s Anatomy” Abortion

 “I didn’t want to do ‘The Grey’s Anatomy: Abortion Episode.’ Like, that wasn’t the point. I think for me the point is it’s a painful choice that a lot of…

Jessica Wakeman | September 28, 2011 - 4:40 pm

Today’s Lady News: Idaho Court Blocks Abortion Law

An Idaho woman won a court order on Friday to block a law that makes a woman who ends her own pregnancy a criminal. Jennie Linn McCormack was arrested…

Jessica Wakeman | September 27, 2011 - 5:00 pm

Black Men Targeted By Anti-Abortion Billboard

Not content to just shame black women for having abortions, an anti-abortion group is now targeting black men with their controversial billboards. “Fatherhood starts in the womb,” reads a new…

Jessica Wakeman | September 26, 2011 - 5:20 pm

Anti-Abortion Activists Bring Ultrasounds To Congress

Anti-abortion activists will bring their “Voices from the Womb” project to Capital Hill on October 13 when they perform ultrasounds on expectant mothers to “introduce” congressional employees to fetuses at…

Jessica Wakeman | September 19, 2011 - 5:20 pm

WTF: Michele Bachmann Invents The “Morning-After Abortion Pill”

I purposefully did not watch CNN’s Tea Party/Republican debate on Tuesday night because I knew I’d spend the whole time screaming at the TV. It was the right…

Jessica Wakeman | September 14, 2011 - 4:20 pm
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