Senate Abortion Hearing Reveals Junk Science Behind Women's Health Laws

This month, a Senate committee held a hearing on whether to halt the growing number of state laws reducing access to abortion services in the name of protecting women's health. The "expert" testimony revealed just how much these laws rely on fringe science and discredited research. » 7/28/14 1:51pm 7/28/14 1:51pm

Louisiana Abortion Restrictions to Close All But 2 Clinics

If you haven't heard, my home state is about to pass legislation that will close almost all of the abortion clinics in our state (just awaiting our dipshit governor's signature). I'm really depressed about it. I did everything I could think of - donated money, wrote representatives. But here we are. » 5/17/14 2:36pm 5/17/14 2:36pm

How the actual fuck am I being accused of being an anti-choicer?

I make one teeny little comment on the mainpage asking about the possible legal limits of Vermont's abortion law ("would this unrestricted right to terminate a pregnancy then include late-term abortions, even when it wasn't for medical reasons?"), and get piled on because somehow, somehow, everyone read that comment… » 1/09/14 12:45pm 1/09/14 12:45pm

"Rape Insurance" is a Real Thing in Michigan Now (UPDATED)

This is just unbelievable to me. As some of you may know, I live in the great state of North Carolina, which recently introduced HB 603, prohibiting women under the age of 18 from receiving psychiatric or reproductive healthcare without the written, notarized consent of their parents. North Carolina, which is under… » 12/12/13 10:47am 12/12/13 10:47am