Reproductive health

Ohio Gov. John Kasich Helps GOP Sneak New Anti-Abortion Laws Into State Budget

Ohio Republicans, with the help of their Gov. John Kasich avoided the type of public backlash we've been seeing in Texas over anti-abortion restrictions that are being jammed through both states' legislatures. Rather than allow a public debate, Kasich and his allies decided it was better to do things on the sly and let their constituents find out what they've done once it's too late.

Maybe The Future Of Abortion Lies With Nurses, Midwives

Starting with the 40th anniversary of Roe v. Wade this week, we got the welcome news that for the first time, the majority of Americans want abortion to be legal in all or most cases. As you can imagine, the sex-hating religious extremists are

Michigan State Legislators Ban Female Reps From Speaking

The predictions about emboldened right-wing state legislatures after Wisconsin are coming true, with Michigan's legislature as one of the first testing grounds. Michigan, home to the auto industry and the likes of Betsy DeVos, has a legislature

Reince Priebus Doubles Down On Comparing 'War On Women' To 'War On Caterpillars'

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."