A Missouri congressman's startling remarks about "legitimate rape" and pregnancy have set off a torrent of criticism from his fellow Republicans as well as from Democrats. And the episode has made the abortion issue an unwelcome focus for GOP candidates nationwide.
LC: I Have To Tell What Happened To Me from Center for Reproductive Rights on Vimeo. All this talk about legitimate rape is making me seethe. It's just as well that I didn't have a daughter, because I'd worry every time she went out the door.
As we already discussed here, Republicans in the House forced a vote on their ridiculous gender-based abortion bill this week. Chris Matthews invited Rep. Cliff Stearns on his show, who defended the bill on the basis that Europe and Asia supported such measures
If RNC chair Reince Priebus thinks nasty, petulant interviews like this one with MSNBC's Thomas Roberts are going to win his party some support back with women voters, I think he's sadly mistaken. Last week, Priebus appeared on Bloomberg TV's Al Hunt and claimed that the "war on women" was as fictional as the "war on caterpillars."
Over the weekend, C-SPAN aired the president of Planned Parenthood, Cecile Richards lecture from March 28th at Princeton University's Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs. The topic was “Keeping Politics out of Women’s
Should Abortion Be Legal? They asked that question in 1964 - and you know how long it took before it was.
Fox News' Megyn Kelly returns from maternity leave with a more liberal perspective on mandated benefits and entitlement programs.
Tiger Beatdown is leading the charge against State Rep Bobby Franklin of Georgia, the guy who thinks every pregnancy miscarriage needs to be investigated as a potential abortion. (h/t Echidne) MN Progressive Project: Those that forget the
March 01, 2010 CNN Utah lawmaker Carl Wimmer defends the law he's proposed that would punish "reckless" acts by pregnant women.
We ran a story on Dec. 20th, when General Cucolo first banned pregnancies under his command. Well, he took it a step further. The crazy that comes ou