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Saturday, October 21, 2017
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Abortion, Planned Parenthood

Protesters Face Off As U.S. Abortion Debate Heats Up

With anti-abortion groups expecting protests at up to 225 clinics, Planned Parenthood supporters organized 150 protests of their own at parks, government buildings, and other sites, including clinics. At some of those clinics, the counter-demonstrators outnumbered those demanding an end to federal funding for Planned Parenthood.

February 11, 2017
Texas, Planned Parenthood, Medicaid Funding

How 2016 Became A Year For Anti-Choice Legislation

In the first half of this year, 1,022 provisions to curtail abortion rights have been introduced in state legislatures. Of those provisions, 17 have passed at least one legislative chamber and 21 have been enacted across five states.

May 29, 2016
Republican U.S. presidential candidate Senator Ted Cruz is accompanied by his wife Heidi and daughter Caroline as he speaks about the primary election results in Florida, Ohio and Illinois during a campaign rally in Houston, Texas March 15, 2016. REUTERS/Trish Badger

5 Reasons The GOP Shouldn’t Trade Donald Trump For Ted Cruz

Here’s why the party may regret trading a dangerous demagogue who will say anything to win for a dangerous demagogue who actually believes the terrible things he says.

April 4, 2016
Activists hold signs as they rally against abortion outside City Hall in Los Angeles

‘Are You Anti-Abortion?’

We are taught that there are those two ways only. Indeed, where abortion is concerned, that’s the fundament of every policy debate and political speech.

February 14, 2016
Republican presidential debate

Analysis: Much Of GOP Presidential Field Has Moved To The Right On Abortion

As we roll toward the 2016 presidential election, the Republican Party seems to have undergone a vigorous rightward turn on the subject of abortion.

August 21, 2015

5 Things ‘Pro-Lifers’ Would Support If They Were ‘Pro-Mom’

Those who offer no solutions to poor families while America has one of the highest poverty rates in the free world have no right to call themselves “pro-family.”

April 6, 2015

Late Night Round-Up: The Fetus Lawyer

Alabama has actually come up with a bold new initiative in the area of civil rights: Giving a fetus a lawyer.

January 16, 2015

Weekend Reader: ‘Pro: Reclaiming Abortion Rights’

Can there ever be a compromise on abortion? Find out in this exclusive excerpt.

November 8, 2014

Why Wendy Davis Terrifies The GOP

The National Rifle Association didn’t just stop the effort to close the loopholes in background checks, even though that effort was supported by more than 8 in 10 Americans. It has crushed academic research on gun violence to the point that we don’t even know how many people commit suicide at gun ranges each year. […]

January 22, 2014