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Rand Paul Signs Fundraising Email Calling For Congress To Simply Ignore Roe v. Wade

May 14, 2012


Think Progress, May 14, 2012 by Ian Millhiser Earlier today, the National Review’s mailing list distributed an email (which can also be found here) signed by Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY), which called for Congress to pass a law effectively rendering a binding Supreme Court decision a nullity: Working from what the Supreme Court ruled in […]

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 […]

KY: Rally Saturday to protest ‘war on women’s rights’

April 26, 2012


Courier Journal, April 26, 2012 The public is invited to a rally Saturday to protest what the sponsors see as a war on women’s rights. U.S. Rep. John Yarmuth and and state Rep. Mary Lou Marzian, both Democrats, are scheduled to speak at the rally from 2 to 6 p.m. at Fresh Start Growers Supply, […]

From the Frontlines of the War on Women

April 24, 2012


Huffington Post, April 24, 2012 by Dave Helfert Chinese military strategist and philosopher Sun Tzu said, “All war is deception.” In 2012, Republicans have gone him one better. They’re denying the existence of a war while they’re actively waging it. The Republican War on Women. That’s what Democrats call an onslaught of legislation in state […]

Dispatches From The War On Women: The 5 Worst States For Women

April 1, 2012


Care To Make a Difference, April 1, 2012 by Jessica Pieklo   While the assault on women’s rights is underway nationwide these states have the dubious distinction of being the five worst states for women. The website iVillage compiled data from a host of sources including the 2010 U.S. Census, the National Women’s Law Center, […]

Anti-Abortion Bill Voted Down In House Committee

March 22, 2012


NBC, March 22, 2012 FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) – A proposal that would have required doctors to allow women seeking abortions to see ultrasound images was voted down Thursday in the Kentucky legislature. The House Health and Welfare Committee rejected the measure 9-5, despite an appeal from its sponsor, Sen. Joe Bowen, R-Owensboro, who said […]

Nebraska Mother’s Nightmare with 20 Week Ban (2010)

March 14, 2010


ABC News, March 14, 2012 by SUSAN DONALDSON JAMES Danielle Deaver was 22 weeks pregnant when her water broke and doctors gave her a devastating prognosis: With undeveloped lungs, the baby likely would never survive outside the womb, and because all the amniotic fluid had drained, the tiny growing fetus slowly would be crushed by […]