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Today’s Lady News: Lilith Fair Drops Reproductive Rights Group Off Charity List

Lilith Fair has dropped the National Abortion Rights Action League Pro-Choice North Carolina, as well as several so-called “crisis pregnancy centers,” from its Choose Your Charity Contest. Four days…

Jessica Wakeman | April 2, 2010 - 8:30 pm

Scott Roeder Sentenced For Murdering Abortion Provider Dr. George Tiller

Yesterday Kansas District Judge Warren Wilbert sentenced Scott Roeder, the anti-abortion extremist who killed abortion provider Dr. George Tiller at his church in May, to the harshest possible sentence. Roeder…

Jessica Wakeman | April 2, 2010 - 1:40 pm

Today’s Lady News: Mississippi Will Vote On Abortion Ban In 2011

Mississippi voters will mull a proposed ban on abortions in their 2011 election, since abortion opponents collected enough signatures to put the proposal on the ballot. [AP]
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Jessica Wakeman | April 1, 2010 - 8:30 pm

Today’s Lady News: ACLU Challenges Nevada’s Attempt To Call A Fetus A “Person”

The American Civil Liberties Union filed a lawsuit in Nevada Supreme Court on Friday to challenge a ballot initiative seeking to ban abortions by calling a fetus a “person.”

Jessica Wakeman | March 29, 2010 - 8:30 pm

Today’s Lady News: Wisconsin Women Say They Were Not “Allowed To Speak” At Church Meeting

Leaders of a church meeting at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Baraboo, Wisconsin, have been accused of not allowing women to speak during a discussion about firing the principal of…

Jessica Wakeman | March 24, 2010 - 8:00 pm

5 Things You Should Know About President Obama’s Executive Order On Abortion Limits

Yesterday President Obama signed historic health care reform (HCR) legislation into law. But today, as part of an agreement with anti-choice Democratic politicians whose support was needed to pass HCR,…

Jessica Wakeman | March 24, 2010 - 3:20 pm

Today’s Lady News: Anti-Abortion Group Crashing Spring Break In West Palm Beach

Guess who is coming to spring break, guys? An anti-abortion group with two “truth trucks,” featuring huge photos of aborted fetuses. The Personhood FL Spring Break Tour 2010 will head…

Jessica Wakeman | March 10, 2010 - 9:30 pm

Today’s Lady News: Utah Ditches Bill Criminalizing Miscarriage

The Utah legislator who introduced a bill to state government that would punish a woman for a miscarriage due to a “reckless act” has withdrawn the bill. The bill was…

Jessica Wakeman | March 5, 2010 - 9:30 pm

Today’s Lady News: Utah Bill Would Criminalize Miscarriage From “Reckless” Acts

Utah’s House of Representatives and Senate have approved a bill which would criminalize miscarriage caused by an “intentional, knowing, or reckless” act, such as drinking while pregnant. The bill is…

Jessica Wakeman | February 25, 2010 - 9:30 pm

Frisky Q&A: Angie Jackson, The Woman Who Live-Tweeted Her Abortion

Many of you Frisky readers have read the post “I’m Live-Tweeting My Abortion” about a Florida woman named Angie Jackson who has taken to Twitter, YouTube, and her personal blog

Jessica Wakeman | February 25, 2010 - 4:50 pm

“I’m Live-Tweeting My Abortion”

“I’m doing this to de-mystify abortion,” she says. “I’m doing this so other women know, ‘Hey, it’s not nearly as terrifying as I had myself worked up thinking it…

Jessica Wakeman | February 24, 2010 - 2:40 pm

Today’s Lady News: VA Lawmaker Says Disabled Kids Are Punishment For Abortion

Disabled children are God’s punishment to women who have aborted their first pregnancy, Virginia Assemblyman Bob Marshall said in a press conference on Thursday. “The number of children who…

Jessica Wakeman | February 22, 2010 - 9:30 pm
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