Posts tagged "pro-life"

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

You Can Take Pride-Themed Selfies For A Good Cause

Laverne Cox and other icons are donating a dollar for each selfie taken in front of a pride mural!

Rebecca Vipond Brink | July 1, 2015 - 4:45 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

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

Montana Abortion Clinic That Survived A Firebombing Attack Was Broken Into & Vandalized

All Families Healthcare, the only clinic in Flathead Valley, Montana, which provides abortions as well as numerous other reproductive health surfaces to women, suffered a break-in and extensive vandalism on…

Jessica Wakeman | March 17, 2014 - 5:00 pm

Wendy Davis Redefines “Pro-Life,” Enrages Anti-Choice Conservatives

“I am pro-life. I care about the life of every child: every child that goes to bed hungry, every child that goes to bed without a proper education, every child that…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | November 8, 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

Woman Dies After Late-Term Abortion, Anti-Choice Protesters Leak Her Name & Private Medical Info

I’m warning you, it’s hard not to read this story without getting enraged.

Last week, a 29-year-old kindergarten teacher from New York went down to Germantown, Pennsylvania Maryland, to…

Jessica Wakeman | February 15, 2013 - 3:20 pm

Catelynn Lowell From “16 & Pregnant” Is An Anti-Abortion Extremist

Catelynn Lowell and Tyler Baltierra from MTV’s “16 and Pregnant” and “Teen Mom” have been, surprisingly, one of the more controversial couples on the two shows. Catelynn was the only…

Jessica Wakeman | December 3, 2012 - 2:40 pm

Did The Election Reinvigorate Pro-Choice Support?

All the rapey nonsense of the 2012 election seems to have reinvigorated support amongst Americans to identify themselves as “pro-choice.” We have to remember, though, that when asked about…

Jessica Wakeman | November 16, 2012 - 5:30 pm

The Soapbox: How I Lost Faith In The Pro-Life Movement

This piece was originally published at and is being reprinted with permission.

The spring of my sophomore year of college I was president of my university’s Students…

Libby Anne | November 5, 2012 - 11:00 am

Republican Hopeful Says Abortion Is “More Violent” Than That “Rape Thing”

Could the Republicans go three whole days without saying something terrible about rape and abortion, please? It’s like they can’t help themselves! A scant week after Indiana Republican nominee Richard

Julie Gerstein | November 1, 2012 - 4:20 pm

Why Are Less People Identifying As “Pro-Choice”?

If you were to ask most people if an 13-year-old girl should be forced to give birth to a baby after being impregnated by her own father, I think they…

Jessica Wakeman | May 24, 2012 - 3:20 pm

Fact Or Fiction: ObamaCare’s “$1 Dollar Abortions”

Ridiculously sensational headlines like “$1 Abortions in ObamaCare” and “ObamaCare: Home of the $1 Abortions” are what’s buzzing at the pro-life water cooler today. These headlines would have you believe…

Tiffanie Drayton | March 14, 2012 - 4:40 pm

How To Support Planned Parenthood In Light Of Susan G. Komen Halting Its Grants

Yesterday, cancer survivors, their loved ones, and loved ones of those who succumbed to the disease, reeled to learn that Susan G. Komen for the Cure, the charity synonymous with…

Jessica Wakeman | February 1, 2012 - 3:20 pm

North Carolina Politician Calls For Public Hanging Of Abortion Providers

A North Carolina politician sent an email to all his colleagues calling for “public hangings” of abortion providers as a deterrent.  Republican Rep. Larry Pittman wrote in an email:…

Jessica Wakeman | January 27, 2012 - 12:20 pm

Graphic Ads Of Bloody, Aborted Fetuses Could Air During The Super Bowl

Anti-abortion extremists ruin everything — and not just what should have been a visit to Planned Parenthood for a super-fun Pap smear.

Forty cities across the United States…

Jessica Wakeman | January 11, 2012 - 4:40 pm

Pro-Lifers Spank Ron Paul For Not “Rescuing” Aborted Fetus From Trash Can

I don’t even know why we’re talking about Republican Ron Paul, because he is never going to be president. (Unless Kelly Clarkson gets her way.) But I do find it…

Jessica Wakeman | December 31, 2011 - 10:00 am

Duggar Family Sends Video Message (With Anti-Abortion Undertones) To Miscarried Baby Jubilee

I don’t think it’s anyone’s business to tell parents who have suffered a miscarriage how to behave. People express grief in all sorts of ways, even ways you might consider…

Jessica Wakeman | December 28, 2011 - 2:20 pm

Tim Tebow: Who Cares If He’s Majorly Pro-Life When He’s So Totally Hot!?

I realize I’m not the most reliable when it comes to dating guys who are totally on the up-and-up. But I draw the line at hardcore pro-lifers. I refuse to…

Julie Gerstein | April 19, 2011 - 4:40 pm