Posts tagged "pro-choice"

Wendy Davis Is Ready To Put On Her Sneakers And Run Again

Way back on June 25, 2013, former Texas Senator Wendy Davis rocked our world by spending 11 hours on her feet in a filibuster to block a restrictive abortion bill…

Jenni Miller | February 4, 2016 - 5:00 pm

14 Essential Accessories for Your Roe v. Wade Anniversary Party

I am not saying that you have to host a Roe v.s. Wade anniversary party,but if you are looking for a reason to throw a fete after you’ve tossed out your Festivus

Lyndsay Kirkham | January 19, 2016 - 9:30 am

Bill Nye Uses Science To Defend Women’s Reproductive Rights

It has been a pretty shitty year for women’s reproductive rights in this country, I think we can all agree. When so much progression has been made for LGBT rights,…

Katrin Higher | September 26, 2015 - 11:00 am

Frisky Rant: Actually, I Love Abortion

In addition to not telling women what to do with our bodies, people — like Bill Nye — need to stop telling us how to feel about what we do with

Katie Klabusich | September 25, 2015 - 10:00 am

Anti-Choicers Try To Play At Feminism, Fail Miserably

Hey guys, did you hear? Feminism is totally cool now. Beyoncé is into it! Everyone wants a piece! And now even anti-choice women want to claim it for themselves –…

Robyn Pennacchia | September 16, 2015 - 3:45 pm

Ohio Aims To Ban Down Syndrome Abortions

Ohio women, take note: Soon you may be unable to get an abortion if you’re doing it to avoid having a baby with Down syndrome. The state’s legislature—most of which…

Newser | August 24, 2015 - 3:45 pm

Guess What That State Rep Who Gave His Adopted Daughters To A Rapist Is Up To Now?!

OK, let’s play a game. Say that you are an Arkansas State Representative who has been in the news for the last couple weeks on account of the fact that you…

Robyn Pennacchia | March 18, 2015 - 12:36 pm

Anti-Choice Male Lawmakers Hope To Remove Maternity Coverage From Obamacare

Now that the GOP has control of both the House and the Senate, they are more determined than ever to rid the country of the Affordable Health Care Act. In…

Robyn Pennacchia | February 5, 2015 - 3:30 pm

House Passes “No Abortions For Poor Ladies” Bill On Roe v. Wade Anniversary

After backing down from a controversial bill that would make abortion illegal after 20 weeks, the Republican controlled House passed another anti-abortion bill today, called “The No Taxpayer Funding For…

Robyn Pennacchia | January 22, 2015 - 6:00 pm

North Dakota Gets Creative In Attempt To Ban Abortion

Last year, the state of North Dakota attempted to enact a “Fetal Heartbeat Bill” that would prevent women from seeking an abortion once a heartbeat can be detected, or at…

Robyn Pennacchia | January 14, 2015 - 4:30 pm

Professor Mireille Miller-Young Sentenced To Anger Management Classes For Stealing Anti-Abortion Protesters’ Sign

Back in March, Mireille Miller-Young, an associate professor of feminist studies at UC Santa Barbara, made headlines for stealing a graphic anti-abortion sign from a group of protesters called Survivors Of…

Jessica Wakeman | August 18, 2014 - 6:30 pm

“Abortion Barbie” Posters Greet Texas Gubernatorial Candidate Wendy Davis In Los Angeles

Texas gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis flew to Los Angeles this week for a campaign fundraiser and was welcomed with warm temperatures, the promise of In-N-Out and, oh yeah, these “Abortion…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | May 23, 2014 - 3:00 pm

Professor Mireille Miller-Young Charged With Theft, Battery, Vandalism After Stealing Anti-Abortion Protestors Sign

Mireille Miller-Young, an associate professor of feminist studies at UC Santa Barbara, has been charged with theft, battery and vandalism after she stole a sign from anti-abortion protesters on campus…

Jessica Wakeman | March 24, 2014 - 3:30 pm

True Story: Why I Tell Everyone About My Abortion

I first wrote about my abortion in the spring of 2012. At that point, it had been seven years since my procedure, and something that never crossed my mind. Although…

Amanda Chatel | November 12, 2013 - 12:00 pm

Texas Hero Wendy Davis Talks The Filibuster, Abortion Rights & The Questionable Tactics Of Pro-Life Senators

Texas senator Wendy Davis appeared on “Anderson Cooper 360″ Wednesday night to discuss her historic filibuster against anti-abortion Senate Bill 5. Davis thanked all of the supporters in the gallery…

Julie Gerstein | June 27, 2013 - 11:20 am

Anti-Abortion Activists Hold First “Leave The Abortion Industry Day”

Anti-abortion activists have many approaches to stopping abortion. One is to spread lies about the science around reproductive health. Another is to pressure women to feel guilty for terminating pregnancies,…

Jessica Wakeman | April 16, 2013 - 3:40 pm

Kansas Abortion Clinic Operated By Dr. George Tiller To Reopen

Finally, something positive happening for the reproductive rights of women in Kansas. Four years after abortion provider Dr. George Tiller was fatally shot by anti-abortion activist Scott Roeder in Wichita, Kansas, his…

Sarah Gray | April 4, 2013 - 12:40 pm

Texas Teen Sues Parents For Right To Not Have An Abortion

Mostly when we discuss the “right to choose,” we focus on the right to safe and legal access to abortion.  We mostly focus abortion as the “choice” because a woman’s right…

Jessica Wakeman | February 21, 2013 - 4:20 pm

Lizz Winstead Succinctly Breaks Down Where We Are With Roe V. Wade

Lizz Winstead is the one of the founding writers of “The Daily Show” and a staunch and funny feminist. In this new video, Winstead teams up with the women’s rights…

Julie Gerstein | January 26, 2013 - 9:00 am
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