I Live Under Constant Death Threat for Performing Abortions Late in Pregnancy by Carter Sherman, VICE News February 10, 2022, 6:00am | article “I know that if somebody is determined to kill me, they will.” Warren Hern hadn’t planned to dedicate his life to performing abortions. After the Supreme Court legalized the procedure nationwide in…
Category Archives: Anti-Choice
Republicans Believe in Life Before Birth and After Death, But NOT In Between
Republicans Believe in Life Before Birth and After Death, But NOT In Between Seventeen children died in yet another school shooting this week. The Republican Party that cares only about children before they are born has done nothing to stop more kids from dying. Instead, their focus on forcing women to birth babies they do…
How Anti-Choice Tactics Create Abortion Trauma
How Anti-Choice Tactics Create Abortion Trauma Spend enough time outside your local abortion clinic, and you’ll see them: protesters, most of them men, holding signs of supposedly aborted fetuses. They plead with women to not abort their “babies.” They offer the laughable support of baby clothes, but never offer real financial assistance or express a…
Reaching Out to Anti-Choice Democrats is the Wrong Strategy
Reaching Out to Anti-Choice Democrats is the Wrong Strategy Support for choice should be a non-negotiable litmus test for Democratic candidates. Yet male Democratic party leaders are increasingly cozying up to anti-choice Democrats. A few weeks ago, it was Bernie Sanders. Now it’s Tom Perez. The new DNC chair will meet with representatives of Democrats…
Could Neil Gorsuch and the Supreme Court Kill Casual Sex?
This week’s swearing-in of Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch has raised concerns among pro-choice activists. Any of the many state-level abortion restrictions could make their way to the Supreme Court. This, in turn, could spell the end of Roe vs. Wade. Gorsuch replaced a conservative justice. This means the technical balance of the Court hasn’t shifted….
Republican Attorney General Says Tennessee Abortion Ban is ‘Constitutionally Suspect’
A new Tennessee abortion ban bill prohibits abortion after 20 weeks. The bill, sponsored by Republican legislators, was roundly criticized by women’s rights groups. In testimony about the bill, one woman cried and called the bill “cruel.” Now, opponents of the bill are getting support from an unlikely source. Tennessee’s Republican attorney general, Herbert H. Slattery,…
Three New State Abortion Laws to Watch
Anti-choice zealots know they’re about to have another friend on the Supreme Court. They’re rolling out new state abortion laws at a dizzying pace. Laws that are clearly illegal under Roe vs. Wade are actually a great strategy. That’s because these regulations have a good chance of winding their way to the Supreme Court, potentially reversing…
How the Republican Replacement for the Affordable Care Act Will Affect Women’s Health
Repealing and replacing the Affordable Care Act has been a rallying cry of the GOP for eight years. Now that they’re finally getting their chance, Republican leaders are struggling to find a politically acceptable replacement for the Affordable Care Act. Obamacare greatly expanded women’s access to healthcare, so Republican attempts at repeal pose a direct threat…
Judge Rules Doctors Can Discriminate Against Women Who’ve Had Abortions
Doctors cannot be compelled to perform abortions. But a federal judge has ruled that this religious protection is insufficient. A Texas district judge has ruled that doctors can refuse to treat women who have had abortions and people who identify as transgender. How the Law Could Affect Patients The law means that doctors could discharge patients,…
New Anti-Choice Attacks in Trump’s America
Republicans are already attacking abortion rights, and Donald Trump hasn’t even taken office. Doomsday scenarios serve no one. But to fight back against Donald Trump, it’s important to know what’s at stake. Here’s what you need to know about new state-level anti-choice measures.