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Today’s Lady News: Man Arrested For Abortion Clinic Firebombing Over New Year’s

An Alabama man has been arrested for allegedly firebombing an abortion clinic in Pensacola, Florida, on January 1. Bobby Joe Rogers was homeless yet seen at the almost daily…

Jessica Wakeman | January 6, 2012 - 5:40 pm

Today’s Lady News: Rick Santorum Against Abortion, Unless It’s To Save His Own Wife’s Life

Interesting fact about Rick Santorum: his wife, Karen Santorum, had an abortion in 1996 during her 19th week of pregnancy (roughly the fifth month). Karen Santorum’s fetus caused an…

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

Newt Gingrich Doesn’t Support Legal Abortion In The Case Of Rape Or Incest

Just because Michele Bachmann dropped out of the 2012 presidential race doesn’t mean we’re in the clear — there are still plenty of candidates who would love nothing more than…

Jessica Wakeman | January 4, 2012 - 4:20 pm

Soapbox: Pulling The Mommy Card On Reproductive Rights

This is not the change I voted for. Nor how I thought the year would end for women’s rights in the USA. Secretary of Health and Human Services, Kathleen Sebelius…

Veronica Arreola | January 2, 2012 - 1:00 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

Rick Perry Flip-Flops On Abortion Twice In One Week

Republican presidential candidate Rick Perry has always been against a woman’s right to choose. As Texas governor, he has supported bills to restrict access to abortion and made public statements…

Jessica Wakeman | December 29, 2011 - 11:20 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

Today’s Lady News: Judge Rules “Fetal Personhood” Ballot Initiative Is Misleading

A Nevada judge has ruled that a fetal personhood ballot initiative, which seeks to criminalize abortion by declaring a fertilized egg a “person,” is misleading and fails to explain…

Jessica Wakeman | December 20, 2011 - 5:20 pm

Today’s Lady News: Women Could Die Under Abortion Bill Being Considered In Ohio

A “fetal heartbeat” bill under consideration in Ohio’s state senate would criminalize abortion after a fetal heartbeat is detectable, which is usually after seven weeks. This bill has no…

Jessica Wakeman | December 14, 2011 - 5:40 pm

Bill Introduced To Ban Abortions Based On Sex & Race

Abortion rights are being screwed with yet again! The Susan B. Anthony and Frederick Douglass Prenatal Nondiscrimination Act seeks to criminalize abortions based on the race or the sex of…

Jessica Wakeman | December 10, 2011 - 2:00 pm

Abortion Not Linked To Mental Disorders, Study Says

Having an abortion does not increase a woman’s chance of developing mental health problems, a British health agency has found. The U.K.’s National Collaborating Centre for Mental Health compared a…

Stefanie Blejec | December 9, 2011 - 4:20 pm

Girl Talk: I Took Plan B

Typically before heading into the office, I make a pit stop to get coffee. Yesterday I had to swing into the pharmacy instead—to get Plan B.

As I…

Caitlin Thornton | December 8, 2011 - 12:00 pm
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