Posts Tagged ‘ pro-choice ’

As if North Carolina couldn’t get crazier – Now we have the Motorcycle Safety Act covering Abortions

July 10, 2013
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As if North Carolina couldn’t get crazier – Now we have the Motorcycle Safety Act covering Abortions

    Ah, North Carolina – can your GOP get any crazier? “Abraham Lincoln Would S**t In His Grave” As reported on “The Atlanticwire” this afternoon, and RH Reality Check,  the Sharia Law bill , HB 695 “Family, Faith, and Freedom Protection Act.“- you know the one that made it illegal for anyone to support or…

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Pro-life guy from ‘Army of God’ meets with convicted killer, makes threatening statements toward abortion clinic

April 11, 2013
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A YouTube video was posted by David Leach from the anti-choice group Army of God and it’s full of violent rhetoric. Leach speaks with convicted murderer Scott Roeder in a recorded jailhouse statement. Via RHRealityCheck: Leach: If someone would shoot the new abortionist like Scott shot George Tiller back in the Operation Rescue days, people called…

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North Dakota votes to pass Personhood amendment, life begins when you’re an egg

March 22, 2013
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North Dakota votes to pass Personhood amendment, life begins when you’re an egg

Welcome to 2013 where Corporations are people, my friend and fertilized eggs will now be bestowed with all the rights of U.S. Citizens. North Dakota lawmakers voted Friday afternoon to pass the personhood amendment. “The measure, which passed the Senate last month, passed the House by a 57-35 vote and will now head to Republican…

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Texas state senator: Close abortion clinics because (wait for it) men’s rectums sometimes bleed

March 20, 2013
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Texas state senator Donna Campbell (Big-R) spoke in support of the controversial Senate Bill 537 on Tuesday, and her reason is ‘special.’ The bill would force nearly all of the state’s abortion clinics to close, and she cites her reasoning to be because (wait for it) if a man ever suffers from anal bleeding after…

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Pro-Lifer doesn’t get why forced transvaginal ultrasounds are controversial, “I got pregnant vaginally”

February 21, 2013
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Pro-Lifer doesn’t get why forced transvaginal ultrasounds are controversial, “I got pregnant vaginally”

Wash, rinse, repeat. A Pro-life activist can’t seem to comprehend why a woman wouldn’t want a mandatory forced trans-vaginal ultrasound prior to receiving medication to induce abortion, and then another one in a follow-up two weeks after the procedure. In fact, some do not understand that if the pregnancy is not wanted, there might be a…

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Iowa bill introduced by nine Republicans would jail raped women for ‘murder’ of single-cell zygotes

February 7, 2013
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What war on women? A bill introduced by nine Republican state lawmakers in Iowa on Wednesday would define abortion as “murder,” sending doctors and raped women who terminate pregnancies to jail. So, if a woman is a victim of rape and/or incest, and wants to terminate the pregnancy, she will be defined as a murderer.…

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Tea Party backed, Koch soaked, State Sen, Jeffrey Rapart’s racially charged language at a rally

February 1, 2013
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A new video has surfaced of Arkansas Republican State Senator Jeffrey Rapart (R-Conway) using racially charged rhetoric during a 2011 Tea Party rally. The Nation reports, “Here he is at a Tea Party rally from 2011, not only complaining about Obama’s Ramadan event, but also warning the president that his people have had enough with “minorities” running…

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GOPer seeks to force pregnant rape victims to carry full term so the fetus can be used as “evidence” at trial

January 24, 2013
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GOPer seeks to force pregnant rape victims to carry full term so the fetus can be used as “evidence” at trial

Republican legislator Cathryn Brown in New Mexico is seeking to force pregnant rape victims to carry the pregnancy to term, claiming the fetus could be used as “evidence” at trial. The bill states, “Tampering with evidence consists of destroying, changing, hiding, placing or fabricating any physical evidence with intent to prevent the apprehension, prosecution or conviction…

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On Roe v. Wade Anniversary, Right Wing Fanatics Count Successes in Their Assaults on Women’s Rights

January 22, 2013
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On Roe v. Wade Anniversary, Right Wing Fanatics Count Successes in Their Assaults on Women’s Rights

Forty years ago women’s rights took a giant leap forward in the most significant Supreme Court ruling for women, Roe v. Wade. Given the profound and long lasting limitations that birth and childrearing place on women, without reproductive rights, few other rights matter. The choice to give birth or not is the bottom line for…

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Just an anti-abortion protester climbing a tree while shouting during the President’s inauguration

January 21, 2013
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Just an anti-abortion protester climbing a tree while shouting during the President’s inauguration

An anti-abortion protester caused a scene at President Obama’s inauguration ceremony this morning after climbing a tree while shouting as he held a sign that said, “Pray to end abortion.” After he was pursued by the Secret Service, the man climbed higher while saying to the crowd, “to raise your voice like a trumpet.” While criticizing the…

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The Vajayjay police are back in Michigan, trying to pass strict abortion bill before Dems gain 5 seats in 2013

December 9, 2012
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The Vajayjay police are back in Michigan, trying to pass strict abortion bill before Dems gain 5 seats in 2013

In Michigan, one must regulate the vagina without saying the word. So, out of respect for Vaginaphobes in Michigan, I will try to use more sensitive wording.  Michigan passed anti-union legislation using stealthy tactics but the Sate Senate also passed three bills that would prohibit all insurance coverage for abortion, with the small exception of…

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Right wing sites freak out over a discount coupon for a women’s health clinic

November 24, 2012
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Right wing sites freak out over a discount coupon for a women’s health clinic

Two things worth noting happened today, which collide into one another like a runaway train headed straight into 5:00 traffic. The abortion rate is reported by the AP to have dropped the biggest percentage in a decade. The second notable statistic is, “Mississippi had the lowest abortion rate, at 4 per 1,000 women of child-bearing…

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