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San Francisco Smacks “Crisis Pregnancy Centers” For Misleading Women About Abortion

First Resort, a so-called “crisis pregnancy center” in San Francisco, has until the end of the month to change its advertisements misleading women about abortion-related services — or else. “Crisis…

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

Today’s Lady News: North Carolina Passes 24-Hour Waiting Period For Abortion

North Carolina’s Senate has joined the House in overriding the governor’s veto on a bill to restrict abortion rights. Women seeking abortions will now have to have a sonogram,…

Jessica Wakeman | July 28, 2011 - 6:40 pm

Today’s Lady News: Meet The Mom Who Chose An Abortion At 29 Weeks

Meet Dana Weinstein of Rockville, Maryland, the mother of a young son who had a late-term abortion when she learned the daughter she was pregnant with was missing part…

Jessica Wakeman | July 25, 2011 - 6:40 pm

Today’s Lady News: Orlando Protestors Stalking Abortion Providers

Anti-abortion protesters in Orlando aren’t content to simply picket outside of abortion clinics — they’re stalking, too! A week-long protest by Operation Rescue/Operation Save America also includes harassing doctors…

Jessica Wakeman | July 20, 2011 - 6:40 pm

Birth Control Should Be Covered By Health Care Plans, Says Report

Health care plans should cover birth control, STD screening, HPV testing, and other services for women without co-pays, according to an independent panel of doctors from the Institute of Medicine…

Jessica Wakeman | July 20, 2011 - 2:20 pm

Today’s Lady News: Kansas Appoints Anti-Abortion Lawyer To State Medical Board

Oh, for f**k’s sake: Kansas Governor Sam Brownback has appointed a lawyer for anti-abortion activists to the state’s medical board. Rick Macias has represented Operation Rescue, the biggest wackadoodle…

Jessica Wakeman | July 7, 2011 - 6:40 pm

Today’s Lady News: Oregon Jail Says “No Bail, No Abortion”

A jail in Oregon won’t let a 23-year-old pregnant woman have an abortion unless she posts 1/10th of her $65,000 bail. You see, her abortion is not an “emergency.”

Jessica Wakeman | July 5, 2011 - 6:40 pm

Anti-Abortion Billboards Targeted At Blacks Appear In Oakland

Race-related anti-abortion billboards strike again! At least 25 billboards reading “Black is beautiful” with a picture of a black baby and the URL for an anti-abortion web sitehave been posted…

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

Today’s Lady News: Kansas Denies Planned Parenthood License To Perform Abortions

The state of Kansas has denied Planned Parenthood a license to perform abortions, which means it is temporarily the only state in the nation where Planned Parenthood clinics have…

Jessica Wakeman | June 30, 2011 - 6:40 pm

Ohio House Passes “Heartbeat Bill” To Criminalize Abortion At 6 Or 7 Weeks

Reproductive rights are under full-frontal assault in Ohio today: the Ohio House of Representatives advanced the “heartbeat bill.” The “heartbeat bill” would make abortion illegal when a fetal heartbeat can…

Jessica Wakeman | June 28, 2011 - 6:20 pm

New Anti-Abortion Movie “Gates Of Hell” Glorifies Killing Abortion Doctors

One of the more cuckoo claims of anti-abortion extremists is that abortion is all about “black genocide.” You know, Americans want abortion legal mostly so we can cut…

Jessica Wakeman | June 23, 2011 - 5:20 pm

New Anti-Abortion Ad Calls Abortion The New Slavery

Tactics used by anti-abortion groups just keep getting uglier. The latest “ugh!” is courtesy of the Radiance Foundation, whose new billboards target black women and read “The 13th Amendment freed…

Jessica Wakeman | June 22, 2011 - 4:40 pm
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