Schemed Parenthood and the dangerous rhetoric of dislike

Violence against abortion providers is not new, but the shooting that took place at a Planned Parenthood in Colorado Springs on Friday reminded us of the animosity that fuels the kind of reaction we insured from many pro-lifers. We still dont know enough about the shooter, Robert Lewis Dear, and his motives, but sources tell…

Rubio launches dubious attack against Schemed Parenthood after indictments

Republican on the defensive after Texas grand jury investigating Planned Parenthood decided to indict anti-abortion activists who prompted the inquiry Republican presidential nominee Marco Rubio sought to raise questions on Tuesday about the indictment of two anti-abortion activists by drawing a dubious connection between a is part of the public prosecutor office and Planned Parenthood.…

Planned Parenthood President: 2016 GOP Candidate aEUR~ Make Mitt Romney Look Like — A LiberalaEUR( tm)

The Republican presidential field has Planned Parenthood President Cecile Richards seeming wistfully back at 2012 GOP nominee Mitt Romney. Everyone running, pretty much — well, and certainly the front-runners for the Republican nomination — construct Mitt Romney look like — a liberal when it is necessary to it — and he said he want to…

Here’s why the abortion storyline on ‘Crazy Ex-Girlfriend’ is so important

Donna Lynne Champlin as Paula in the CW’s “Crazy Ex-Girlfriend.” Image: Scott Everett White/ The CW LOS ANGELES Mom, Ill get it[ the door] since you just had an abortion. That line is how Crazy Ex-Girlfriend viewers first was discovered that lovable sidekick/ bff Paula( Donna Lynne Champlin) has decided “what were doing” about her…

Why would you trust a teen to raise a kid, but not to have an abortion? | Jessica Valenti

Laws that restrict adolescents access to abortion services construct no logical sense. Its time to repeal them all Dealing with an unplanned and unwanted pregnancy is a difficult experience for anyone. But for teenagers, who have to juggle increasing, and increasingly complicated, financial and legal barriers to abortion access, difficult becomes nearly impossible. And it…

Bernie Sanders Exploits Hillary Clinton’s Flaws In A Way Most Republicans Can’t

The tally from the Iowa caucuses shows that Hillary Clinton get more delegates than Bernie Sanders. But nobody outside of Clinton headquarters thinks she won anything. Clinton took 701 “state equivalent delegates” from the caucuses, according to the Iowa Democratic Party, while Sanders, the independent senator from Vermont, took 697. Basically, they tied. The result…

Irish people have dared to speak on abortion. Our government must listen | Grainne Maguire

The story was that abortion could be tolerated in only the most limited of circumstances. Then 99 members of the public were asked what they thought In 1916, when revolutionaries were putting the final touches to the proclamation of independence, the manifesto of the Irish state, there was one phrase that maintained holding everything up:…

How bitter herbs and botched abortions kill three women a day in the Philippines

In a country where more than 65% of women dont use contraceptives and terminating pregnancy is illegal, torturous practices are often the only option Outside the gates of Manilas Quiapo church, deals are being done. Bitter herbs and abortion drug are traded illegally. Next to an imposing statue illustrating a foetus clasped in the hands…