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Planned Parenthood Clinic Denied License By Alabama, Showing Why the State is Anti Abortion

October 14, 2012


Policy Mic, October 14, 2012 by Audrey Farber Editor’s Note: With 32 days left until the presidential election, PolicyMic’s Audrey Farber will be posting a daily update on the state of abortion rights in the U.S., covering legislative challenges to Roe v. Wade in all 50 states. So far, we’ve gotten updates on Ohio, Florida, Georgia, D.C., South Carolina, […]

Roy Moore Files Supreme Court Brief Defending Oklahoma Personhood Measure

September 10, 2012


News Talk Radio 1450 AM WWNT, September 10, 2012 Former Chief Justice of the Alabama Supreme Court Roy Moore (R) from Gallant, the Montgomery based Foundation for Moral Law, and the Adoption Law firm filed a amicus curiae “friend of the court” brief in the U.S. Supreme Court, Judge Moore announced in a written statement […]

The United States: Where Pregnancy is Probationary and Your Body is A Crime Scene

May 16, 2012


RH Reality Check, May 16, 2012 by Soraya Chemaly Prosecuting women based on the outcomes of their pregnancies violates their constitutional rights and is cruel and unusual punishment. And yet, this is what is happening. Last week, the Indiana Supreme Court declined to drop feticide and murder charges against a woman named Bei Bei Shuai, who has been […]

A State-By-State Guide to 2012’s Anti-Choice Laws (So Far)

May 11, 2012


Jezebel, May 11, 2012 by Erin Gloria Ryan No matter what you call this golden era in American legislating — the War on Women, the Imaginary War on Caterpillars, Tamponaroo — 2012 is, for better or worse, an exciting/harrowing time to have female anatomy, or to be a guy who enjoys having sexual relations with […]

Science Tells Us How To Have A Healthy Pregnancy; Should The Law Punish Women Who Don’t?

May 7, 2012


Bliss Tree, May 7, 2012 by Elizabeth Nolan Brown Everyone agrees that a pregnant woman shouldn’t smoke crack or snort meth, right? And the consensus that they shouldn’t smoke cigarettes or throw back a six-back every night is fairly ironclad, as well. Beyond obviously harmful behaviors like alcohol and drug use, however, things get more […]

Alabama Anti-Choice Politicians Work Fast To Push Through Abortion Restrictions

May 2, 2012


RH Reality Check, May 2, 2012 by Robin Marty Tuesday, anti-choice activists in the state of Alabama were complaining about the looming end of the session and their dwindling hopes of passing new restrictions on safe abortion care even in a Republican-dominated legislature. The problem? The chairman of the committee reviewing their bills wanted to […]

State of Alabama Harasses and Seeks to Close Abortion Clinic, While Women Die Needlessly in Childbirth

May 2, 2012


RH Reality Check, May 2, 2012 by Ann Rose New Woman All Women in Birmingham Alabama is the abortion clinic bombed by Eric Rudolph in 1998 resulting in the death of a police officer and the maiming of a nurse. It has now been “bombed” by the Alabama Department of Public Health under the direction […]


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