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Today’s Lady News: Ultrasound Now Required Before An Abortion In Virginia

Virginia Governor Bill McDonnell has signed into law the bill that requires a woman seeking an abortion to first have a medically unnecessary ultrasound. Technically this bill is a…

Jessica Wakeman | March 8, 2012 - 5:40 pm

Today’s Lady News: Ohio Bill Would Require Men Seeking Viagra To Get Sex Therapist OK

Men looking for a prescription for Viagra would first need to get a sex therapist’s permission, a cardiac stress test, and confirmation that “the patient’s symptoms are not solely…

Jessica Wakeman | March 7, 2012 - 5:40 pm

Today’s Lady News: WA Pharmacies Don’t Have To Sell Plan B, Judge Rules

Pharmacies in Washington state are no longer required to carry the morning-after pill/Plan B following a ruling by a district judge. Two pharmacies had claimed that being forced to…

Jessica Wakeman | February 27, 2012 - 5:40 pm

Rachel Maddow Often Discusses Vaginas On-Air

Because she’s a lesbian.

That, sadly, seems to be the logic behind The Daily Caller’s daily tally of how many times Rachel Maddow has said the words¬†“vagina” or…

Jessica Wakeman | February 27, 2012 - 3:20 pm

Today’s Lady News: Virginia Kills “Fetal Personhood” Bill

Virginia’s state Senate killed a “fetal personhood bill” which would have criminalized all abortions by declaring a fetus to be a human being at the moment of conception. Yesterday,…

Jessica Wakeman | February 23, 2012 - 5:40 pm

Today’s Lady News: Rick Santorum Used To Be Pro-Choice

Huffington Post has uncovered a December 1995 issue of Philadelphia Magzine, in which vehemently anti-abortion Sen. Rick Santorum said he was pro-choice. “I was basically pro-choice all my life,…

Jessica Wakeman | February 22, 2012 - 5:00 pm

UPDATE: Virginia’s Governor Backs Off “Transvaginal Ultrasound” Anti-Abortion Bill (And Even Meghan McCain Is Against It!)

UPDATE, 3:40: Governor McDonnell has released a statement regarding the bill, posted after the jump.

Virginia’s Republican Governor Robert McDonnell has come to his senses: he is dropping…

Jessica Wakeman | February 22, 2012 - 12:40 pm

Arizona Pol’s “Prenatal Nondiscrimination Act” Would Allow Men, Parents To Stop Abortions

We’ve long been following the WTF-ery of the “Susan B. Anthony and Frederick Douglass Prenantal Nondiscrimination Act,” which will criminalize abortions based on race or gender of the fetus. The…

Jessica Wakeman | February 21, 2012 - 4:20 pm

Jon Stewart On Congress’ Anti-Birth Control Sausagefest

Last night on “The Daily Show,” Jon Stewart was freaking hilarious in his coverage of last week’s anti-birth control sausagefest in Congress, in which a panel of all dudes tried…

Jessica Wakeman | February 21, 2012 - 2:20 pm

Politician Points Out How Virginia’s Mandatory Ultrasound Law Could Turn Abortion Providers Into Criminals

One of the scariest anti-abortion bills in the U.S. right now is Virgina’s “mandatory ultrasound” bill, which requires a woman seeking an abortion to be vaginally penetrated with a speculum…

Jessica Wakeman | February 20, 2012 - 5:20 pm

You Mean, Like An IUD?

The only good part about Republican politicians and their “Occupy Your Uterus” campaign is that it’s terrific fodder for political cartoonists. Case in point: cartoonist Matt Bors (who draws for…

Jessica Wakeman | February 20, 2012 - 2:40 pm

Iowa Abortion Bill Would Criminalize All Abortion, Sentence Doctors To Life In Prison

All abortions would be classified as feticides, a class A felony punishable by life imprisonment without chance for parole, under a new bill introduced on Wednesday by Iowa State Representative…

Jessica Wakeman | February 17, 2012 - 4:40 pm
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