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The GOP is obsessed with women’s bodies

March 17, 2012


The Globe and Mail, Saturday March 15, 2012 by Margaret Wente What’s the matter with the Republicans? Okay, don’t snicker – what isn’t the matter with them. But it’s a serious question. Republicans haven’t always been completely crazy; they used to talk about the economy, jobs and other things that matter to the U.S. electorate. […]

Transvaginal ultrasound bill in Virginia, ‘personhood’ measures nationwide change battle lines on abortion: A Closer Look

February 19, 2012

0, February 19, 2012 by Cliff Pinckard Last week, the state House and Senate in Virginia passed two anti-abortion bills, one a ‘personhood’ law that “defines personhood at conception and “provides that unborn children at every stage of development enjoy all the rights, privileges, and immunities available to other persons, citizens, and residents of the […]

Oklahoma Senate Passes Personhood Act, Effectively Banning All Abortions

February 16, 2012


Oklahoma Senate Passes Personhood Act, Effectively Banning All Abortions Addicting Info, February 16, 2012 by Stephen D. Foster Jr. The Republican dominated Oklahoma Senate has overwhelmingly passed Senate Bill 1433, also known as the Personhood Act, by a vote of 34-8. The bill would define life as beginning at conception, effectively banning all abortions and […]

State Senator Constance Johnson Introduces “Every Sperm Is Sacred” Amendment to Anti-Choice Legislation

February 12, 2012


Sen. Johnson’s Website, February 12, 2012 “Any action in which a man ejaculates or otherwise deposits semen anywhere but in a woman’s vagina shall be interpreted and construed as an action against an unborn child.” — Text from the amendment proposed by Oklahoma State Senator Constance Johnson as a protest to the state’s controversial “personhood” […]