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How To Stop Women From Having Sex

“To give [anti-abortion] campaigners more time to enjoy life instead of making stunt videos that have no point, here is a cut-out-and-keep list on how to stop women having sex,…

Jessica Wakeman | February 10, 2011 - 6:20 pm

Today’s Lady News: The House Takes Aim At Planned Parenthood

Republicans in the House of Representatives have proposed in a draft of a bill that $327 million be cut in funding for Planned Parenthood. The funding does not go…

Jessica Wakeman | February 9, 2011 - 7:40 pm

Today’s Lady News: Ohio Lawmaker Suggests No Abortion If You Can Hear A Heartbeat

Lynn Wachtmann, a Republican state representative from Ohio, will introduce a “Heartbeat Bill” on Wednesday that will criminalize abortion after the first detectable fetal heartbeat. [KFOR]
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Jessica Wakeman | February 8, 2011 - 7:20 pm

Today’s Lady News: Weekend Edition

Sometimes we nip into the prosecco a bit early on Fridays and don’t get around to our usual tasks. But fear not! I’ve complied a Today’s Lady News: Weekend Edition

Jessica Wakeman | February 6, 2011 - 2:00 pm

Health Care Reform Might Require Coverage Of Birth Control

For the past three years, I have not taken any birth control pills and instead solely relied on condoms for contraception. These past few years, I have been a full-time…

Jessica Wakeman | February 3, 2011 - 4:20 pm

Today’s Lady News: Planned Parenthood Fires Employee Caught In Sting Video

Planned Parenthood has fired the employee who was caught in a sting video by anti-abortion group Live Action. “The behavior we saw in the videotape was egregious and repugnant,”

Jessica Wakeman | February 2, 2011 - 7:40 pm

Anti-Abortion Extremists Try To Trick Planned Parenthood In A Fake Sex-Trafficking Sting

Another day, another story about abortion rights that will make you want to vomit. Yesterday, anti-abortion activist Live Action released an edited video of “sting operations” at Planned Parenthood, which…

Jessica Wakeman | February 2, 2011 - 6:40 pm

Today’s Lady News: How Does Your State Fare On Abortion Rights?

Where does your state stand on abortion rights? This post gives a state-by-state rundown of anti-abortion bills in all 50 states. [Ms. Magazine]
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Jessica Wakeman | February 1, 2011 - 7:40 pm

Today’s Lady News: New Mexico Introduces Parental Notification Law For Abortion

A state representative in New Mexico has introduced a bill that would require the parents of girls ages 17 or younger to be notified if she has an abortion.

Jessica Wakeman | January 28, 2011 - 7:40 pm

Having A Baby — Not Having An Abortion — Increases Your Risk For Mental Health Problems

Having an abortion does not trigger mental health problems, according to a Danish study of 365,550 teen girls and women who had an abortion or a baby between 1995 and…

Jessica Wakeman | January 27, 2011 - 6:20 pm

Today’s Lady News: Texas Governor Takes Aim At Abortion Rights

Texas Governor Rick Perry wants to fast-track a bill requiring women seeking abortions to have a sonogram taken of the fetus, hear a doctor’s description of its development, and…

Jessica Wakeman | January 26, 2011 - 7:40 pm

What Obama’s “State Of The Union” Address Said, And Didn’t Say, About Women

You may have watched President Obama’s “State of the Union” address in person. Me? I watched the first episode of season one of “Keeping Up With the Kardashians.” (It had…

Jessica Wakeman | January 26, 2011 - 6:20 pm
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