Prolife, my @$$

George Tiller, advocate for reproductive rights for women, shot to death serving as usher at church

There are no words for how angry I am.

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Published in: on May 31, 2009 at 2:24 pm  Comments (1)  
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Help Stop the Attacks on Dr. George Tiller and His Clinic

We [at FMF] write to you today with news of the latest announced attacks against Dr. George Tiller and an opportunity to help this unique provider of safe and legal abortion to women in desperate need nationwide. Operation Rescue has just called for protests of Dr. Tiller’s clinic July 14-16. The protests were hastily called and not expected, since we had just successfully countered the group’s seige of Dr. Tiller in May. This time, Operation Rescue is threatening to draw hundreds of young people to join the protests to “stop abortion” in Wichita. (more…)

Published in: on July 12, 2007 at 3:09 pm  Comments (10)  

Body ID’d As Pregnant Ohio Woman’s

The body found Saturday in a park was that of 26-year-old Jessie Davis, whose due date was July 3, the Summit County Medical Examiner’s office said. Bobby Cutts Jr., who authorities suspect is the father of the unborn child, is charged with two counts of murder.

What is the most common cause of death for pregnant women? Homicide.

Published in: on June 24, 2007 at 2:39 pm  Leave a Comment  

How Wrong Can You Get?

Melinda Henneberger demonstrates.

Why Pro-Choice Is a Bad Choice for Democrats

Published in: on June 22, 2007 at 11:24 pm  Leave a Comment  

The Loneliness and Shame of the Abortion Patient

Rather than expressing solidarity with others experiencing unwanted pregnancies, many abortion patients take pains to distinguish themselves as different from other women getting abortions.

By Carole Joffe and Kate Cosby

Published in: on May 26, 2007 at 5:57 pm  Leave a Comment  

Misjudging Women

by JESSICA ARONS

In response to the recent Supreme Court decision upholding the Partial-Birth Abortion Ban Act, Congress has re-introduced the Freedom of Choice Act, or FOCA. Intended to codify the constitutional right to abortion, FOCA is a welcome effort to undo a series of federal and state encroachments on access to abortion that have built up over the last decade or so to the point where, for many women, abortion has become completely inaccessible despite the continuing validity of Roe v. Wade.

Let’s Talk About Sex

May 19, 2007
Guest Columnist
By ATUL GAWANDE

One statistic seems to me to give the lie to all the rhetoric about abortion, and it’s this: one in three women under the age of 45 have an abortion during their lifetime. One in three. All politicians — Democrat and Republican — say they want to make abortion at least rare (as Giuliani did in Wednesday’s debate). On, this they could reach agreement. But it’s clear they haven’t been serious; the U.S. has 1.3 million abortions a year. (more…)

Published in: on May 19, 2007 at 1:37 pm  Comments (4)  

Denying the Right to Choose

Among the major flaws in yesterday’s Supreme Court decision giving the federal government power to limit a woman’s right to make decisions about her health was its fundamental dishonesty.

Published in: on April 18, 2007 at 10:57 pm  Leave a Comment  

Kroger To Staff: Plan B Is OK

Grocery Chain Reiterates Drug Policies After Claim Pharmacist Denied Woman “Morning After” Pill

Published in: on March 11, 2007 at 10:51 pm  Leave a Comment  

‘They Think They’ve Been Cursed by God’

February 25, 2007
Op-Ed Columnist
By NICHOLAS D. KRISTOF

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia

President Bush’s budget request this month proposes that the U.S. cut spending on global maternal and child health programs to $346 million, or just $1.15 per person in the U.S.

To understand what the cuts mean, meet Simeesh Segaye.
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Published in: on February 25, 2007 at 12:52 am  Comments (1)  

Death certificates on abortions proposed

House Judiciary Chairman Rob Briley, a Democrat, called Campfield’s proposal “the most preposterous bill I’ve seen” in an eight-year legislative career.

McCain: Roe V. Wade Should Be Overturned

“I do not support Roe versus Wade. It should be overturned,” the Arizona senator told about 800 people in South Carolina, one of the early voting states.

Published in: on February 18, 2007 at 10:04 pm  Leave a Comment  

SD House Passes Revised Abortion Ban

South Dakota’s House of Representatives passed the so-called “Women’s Health and Human Life Protection Act” by a vote of 45-25 yesterday

Published in: on February 17, 2007 at 6:44 pm  Leave a Comment  

Just hours after she was raped …

We can’t let one more rape survivor go through what a 21-year-old woman in Tampa Florida, just had to endure.

Please act now by rushing the enclosed petition to your state governor to ensure rape survivors in your state are not denied access to emergency contraception. (more…)

Is There a Post-Abortion Syndrome?

“In America we have a big drug problem, and we don’t realize it’s because of abortion.”