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Teen Sex Ed Web Site Needs To Stop! Why? Because It Talks To Teens About Sex

Stop the presses, people! Teenagers are on the Internet … reading about sex … and how to do it safely. SCANDAL, right? It is in Massachusetts. MariaTalks.com is a race-,…

Jessica Wakeman | April 26, 2011 - 4:20 pm

Michigan Bill Would Require Doctors Offer “Keepsake Ultrasounds” To Women Seeking Abortions

There’s a now famous spoof from The Onion News Network about a fake Arkansas law that would require women to pick a baby name and paint her nursery pink or…

Jessica Wakeman | April 26, 2011 - 1:40 pm

Today’s Lady News: Oklahoma’s Governor Signs Two Anti-Abortion Bills

Oklahoma’s Governor Mary Fallin, a Republican, has signed two bills that will restrict abortion rights even further. One bans abortions after 20 week of pregnancy, based on the (false) claim…

Jessica Wakeman | April 21, 2011 - 6:40 pm

“Free” Pregnancy Test Comes With Anti-Abortion Literature

Buying a pregnancy test can be awkward anywhere you live, but especially if you live in a community where everybody knows everybody. No wonder some women are happy to receive…

Jessica Wakeman | April 20, 2011 - 3:20 pm

Today’s Lady News: Indiana Removes Breast Cancer BS From Abortion Bill

Thank God, an Indiana state Senate committee has removed a provision from an anti-abortion bill that required women seeking abortions be told that terminating a pregnancy increased their risk…

Jessica Wakeman | April 14, 2011 - 6:40 pm

Donald Trump Is Against Abortion For The WTF-iest Of Reasons

Donald Trump once had a friend whose wife got pregnant. The couple considered an abortion. They chose to carry the pregnancy to term and the baby made the friend…

Jessica Wakeman | April 11, 2011 - 3:40 pm

Abortion Is Why There’s No Money For Social Security, Says Politician

“The Social Security system, in my opinion, is a flawed design, period. But having said that, the design would work a lot better if we had stable demographic trends …

Jessica Wakeman | March 30, 2011 - 5:20 pm

Today’s Lady News: Virginia’s Abortion Clinics Are Totally Screwed

Virginia’s governor has signed into law a bill which requires abortion clinics meet the same regulations as hospitals — despite the fact they offer different types of services. Abortion…

Jessica Wakeman | March 29, 2011 - 6:40 pm

Ladies, You Could Be Aborting The Next First Black President

Guilt-inducing anti-abortion tactics know no bounds. A Life Always billboard in Chicago being unveiled tomorrow will depict Barack Obama’s face and the warning, “Every 21 minutes, our next possible leader…

Jessica Wakeman | March 28, 2011 - 5:20 pm

What Really Happens Inside A “Crisis Pregnancy Center”? Slate Explains

Yesterday, I talked about Florida’s “Woman’s Right To Know Act,” which sounds all lovely and innocuous but is actually this Orwellian-named, anti-abortion bill that would require women, including rape and…

Jessica Wakeman | March 25, 2011 - 5:20 pm

Florida Wants Women To View Ultrasound Before An Abortion

The “Woman’s Right to Know Act” sounds so innocuous, doesn’t it? Of course women have a right to know! Alas, when it comes to restricting abortion access, it’s never innocuous.

Jessica Wakeman | March 24, 2011 - 2:40 pm

Today’s Lady News: Defunding Planned Parenthood “Goes Too Far,” Says Sane, Reasonable Politician

Senator Scott Brown (R-MA) released a statement disagreeing with the House Republicans’ efforts to defund Planned Parenthood because the clinics provide abortion, saying that eliminating all funding for family…

Jessica Wakeman | March 22, 2011 - 6:40 pm
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