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Ladies, You Could Be Aborting The Next First Black President

Guilt-inducing anti-abortion tactics know no bounds. A Life Always billboard in Chicago being unveiled tomorrow will depict Barack Obama’s face and the warning, “Every 21 minutes, our next possible leader…

Jessica Wakeman | March 28, 2011 - 5:20 pm

What Really Happens Inside A “Crisis Pregnancy Center”? Slate Explains

Yesterday, I talked about Florida’s “Woman’s Right To Know Act,” which sounds all lovely and innocuous but is actually this Orwellian-named, anti-abortion bill that would require women, including rape and…

Jessica Wakeman | March 25, 2011 - 5:20 pm

Florida Wants Women To View Ultrasound Before An Abortion

The “Woman’s Right to Know Act” sounds so innocuous, doesn’t it? Of course women have a right to know! Alas, when it comes to restricting abortion access, it’s never innocuous.

Jessica Wakeman | March 24, 2011 - 2:40 pm

Today’s Lady News: Defunding Planned Parenthood “Goes Too Far,” Says Sane, Reasonable Politician

Senator Scott Brown (R-MA) released a statement disagreeing with the House Republicans’ efforts to defund Planned Parenthood because the clinics provide abortion, saying that eliminating all funding for family…

Jessica Wakeman | March 22, 2011 - 6:40 pm

South Dakota Governor Signs Bill Requiring 72-Hour Wait, “Counseling,” Before Abortion

South Dakota, South Dakota, South Dakota. What are we doing to do with you? Governor Dennis Daugaard, a Republican, has signed an extreme bill that will require women seeking an…

Jessica Wakeman | March 22, 2011 - 6:30 pm

Today’s Lady News: Pregnant Woman Who Attempted Suicide Charged With Murder

Bei Bei Shuai of Indiana attempted suicide in December and lived. But Bei Bei was pregnant when she ingested rat poison while attempting to end her life. Her baby…

Jessica Wakeman | March 21, 2011 - 6:40 pm

Today’s Lady News: Idaho Wants To Ban Abortion After 20 Weeks

Idaho’s state senate committee advanced a bill that would ban abortions after 20 weeks. Anti-abortion foes claim that a fetus can feel pain after 20 weeks gestation, although that…

Jessica Wakeman | March 17, 2011 - 6:40 pm

FBI Investigated Elderly Woman Who Threatened To Castrate Politician Over Planned Parenthood

While physical threats against anyone are never acceptable, something about a feisty old lady threatening to castrate a politician is kinda amusing. The FBI recently investigated an 80-something Connecticut woman…

Jessica Wakeman | March 17, 2011 - 2:40 pm

Pregnant Woman Jailed In Iowa For Thinking About An Abortion

Holy thought police, bat girl! Police in Iowa arrested a pregnant woman in her second trimester last month for telling a nurse she’d been thinking about having an abortion. While…

Jessica Wakeman | March 15, 2011 - 4:20 pm

Today’s Lady News: Scary Music Makes Pro-Choice Activists Sound So … Scary

 

Congratulations to the anti-abortion activists at Catholic Vote, who got whoever does the music for Hollywood’s latest alien abduction big budget gorefest to score a YouTube video…

Jessica Wakeman | March 14, 2011 - 6:40 pm

Politician Asks If Women Can Have Abortions, Why Can’t He Have A Super-Toilet?

“I’m all for energy conservation … [But] I think there should be some self-examination from the administration on the idea that you favor a woman’s right to an abortion, but…

Jessica Wakeman | March 11, 2011 - 6:20 pm

I Have Sex

 

I’m loving this “I Have Sex” video by a bunch of Wesleyan students. Last month the House of Representatives, led by a lovely bunch of social conservatives…

Jessica Wakeman | March 11, 2011 - 1:40 pm
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