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Today’s Lady News: North Carolina’s Ultrasound Before Abortion Law Challenged

The ACLU and several other rights groups have filed a lawsuit against North Carolina’s new state law requiring a pregnant woman receive an ultrasound and hear an explanation about…

Jessica Wakeman | October 4, 2011 - 5:40 pm

Today’s Lady News: Idaho Court Blocks Abortion Law

An Idaho woman won a court order on Friday to block a law that makes a woman who ends her own pregnancy a criminal. Jennie Linn McCormack was arrested…

Jessica Wakeman | September 27, 2011 - 5:00 pm

Black Men Targeted By Anti-Abortion Billboard

Not content to just shame black women for having abortions, an anti-abortion group is now targeting black men with their controversial billboards. “Fatherhood starts in the womb,” reads a new…

Jessica Wakeman | September 26, 2011 - 5:20 pm

Anti-Abortion Activists Bring Ultrasounds To Congress

Anti-abortion activists will bring their “Voices from the Womb” project to Capital Hill on October 13 when they perform ultrasounds on expectant mothers to “introduce” congressional employees to fetuses at…

Jessica Wakeman | September 19, 2011 - 5:20 pm

WTF: Michele Bachmann Invents The “Morning-After Abortion Pill”

I purposefully did not watch CNN’s Tea Party/Republican debate on Tuesday night because I knew I’d spend the whole time screaming at the TV. It was the right…

Jessica Wakeman | September 14, 2011 - 4:20 pm

Idaho Woman Challenges Anti-Abortion “Fetal Pain” Law

Earlier this year, a woman named Jennie Linn McCormack, 33, from Idaho, was charged with using abortion pills she bought over the Internet to terminate her pregnancy. When she realized…

Jessica Wakeman | September 2, 2011 - 1:40 pm

Today’s Lady News: Planned Parenthoods In Kansas Get Funding Again

Yesterday a federal judge ordered Kansas to restore federal family planning funds to Planned Parenthood clinics in the state. Earlier this year, the state legislature stripped Planned Parenthood Kansas…

Jessica Wakeman | August 31, 2011 - 6:30 pm

Doctors Can’t Force Texas Women To View Ultrasound Before Abortions, Judge Rules

A federal judge has struck down parts of an extreme Texas law going that would require a doctor to show a woman — including a rape victim — an ultrasound,…

Jessica Wakeman | August 31, 2011 - 5:30 pm

Today’s Lady News: Rick Perry Signs Anti-Abortion Pledge

Republican presidential nominee wannabe Rick Perry signed an anti-abortion pledge with several scary provisions: were he to be elected he would nominate anti-abortion judges, appoint only anti-abortion appointees, push to…

Jessica Wakeman | August 24, 2011 - 6:39 pm

Today’s Lady News: Planned Parenthood Ends Abortion At 3 Arizona Clinics

Planned Parenthood will no longer provide medical abortions (i.e. the abortion pill) at clinics in Prescott Valley, Flagstaff, and Yuma due to new state laws that restrict the practice.

Jessica Wakeman | August 19, 2011 - 6:40 pm

The Vatican Is Offering Forgiveness For Abortions Until Sunday

Abortion is a big no-no in the Catholic church — but not from Tuesday until this Sunday. The Vatican is offering forgiveness to women who’ve had abortions during a six…

Jessica Wakeman | August 18, 2011 - 4:40 pm

Today’s Lady News: New Anti-Abortion Billboard Targeting Blacks Accuses “Betrayal”

Another day, another anti-abortion billboard targeted at black women, this time in Atlanta. The latest billboard shows images of pro-choice leaders, like Rev. Jesse Jackson and Ruth Bader Ginsberg, with…

Jessica Wakeman | August 16, 2011 - 6:40 pm
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