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…
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Anti-Choice Terrorism: 4 Facts You Need to Know
Sentiliano Canko, 32, was charged this week with a bomb threat directed to a New Jersey abortion clinic. Last week, anti-choice protesters stormed the waiting rooms of at least two abortion clinics. An attorney general and president determined not to enforce the law have birthed a new generation of anti-choice terrorism. While the far right…
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…
Indiana Bill Promotes Misleading, Potentially Harmful ‘Abortion Reversal’
An Indiana House committee has narrowly approved legislation of an Indiana Bill that Promotes Misleading, Potentially Harmful ‘Abortion Reversal’ — requiring providers to tell women about so-called “abortion reversal.” Women seeking to reverse a chemical abortion may seek injections of progesterone, a hormone that supports a number of chemical changes during the first trimester of…
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.
Fighting Back Against Trump: 5 Things You Can Do Now
A Trump presidency is looking more and more like a depressing reality, in spite of fantasies of faithless electors or successful recounts. Reproductive rights activists are right to worry about the looming specter of an anti-choice authoritarian president. But the battle isn’t over yet. Though two Supreme Court nominees could overturn Roe vs. Wade, choice activists still…
The Worst Things VP Nominee Mike Pence Has Said About Women
The Worst Things VP Nominee Mike Pence Has Said About Women Donald Trump’s vice presidential nominee Mike Pence is so anti-choice that he inadvertently sparked the nationwide movement “Periods for Pence”. But his positions on abortion are just the beginning of his terrible record on women’s rights. Pence has made it clear that he thinks…
What the Mike Pence VP Nomination Means for Women
Indiana Governor Mike Pence has long been an extremist anti-abortion crusader. Now that Donald Trump has selected Pence as his running mate, how will the selection affect women? Check out our blog on Daily Kos to learn more.
What Would Happen if Abortion Became Illegal?
For nearly half a century, Republican lawmakers have insisted that they want to make abortion illegal. Yet, when pressed to explain how they think women should be punished for abortion, or what should happen to the many new unwanted children who would be born, they have no answers–only derision. What would happen if Republican lawmakers…
Five Policies That Could Lower the Abortion Rate
Anti-choice lawmakers have long claimed that their attempts to shut down abortion clinics are the result of concerns for human life. But their steadfast opposition to policies that could actually end abortion suggest otherwise. Think we don’t know how to reduce the abortion and unwanted pregnancy rate? Think again. Here are five policies that could…