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

Anti-abortion protesters advocate kidnapping women to save babies

A Texas anti-abortion group is now advocating that their members volunteer to drive the shuttle that takes Texas women to the abortion clinic, but instead of actually taking the women to the clinic, they drive them to the church instead. It will then be too late for the woman to keep her appointment for the day, and… » 11/12/13 1:04pm 11/12/13 1:04pm

Somewhat good news in Wisconsin. Senate not scheduled to take up…

Sen. Jon Erpenbach, D-Middleton, said Republicans were foolish to force the proposals, one of which would prohibit public workers’ health insurance plans from covering abortions. The other would ban abortions based on whether the fetus is male or female, also known as sex selection. Erpenbach promised “all out hell”…

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