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Terminate Your Pregnancy or Your Life? A Breast Cancer Dilemma

My heart absolutely broke when I came across the story of Laura Richards in the <i>Birmingham Mail.</i> She was eight weeks pregnant when the doctors told her not only did she have breast cancer, but she had to make a decision quickly: terminate her pregnancy or most likely die. That must have been the …

Abortion ban woman is allowed to end pregnancy

Last-minute decision on grounds of health risks as El Salvador laws do not usually allow terminations<p>A seriously ill Salvadoran woman whose struggle to get a medical abortion drew international attention has received permission to end the troubled pregnancy with a caesarean section.<p>El Salvador's …

NARAL Virginia catches Crisis Pregnancy Centers lying about abortion and contraception.

NARAL Pro-Choice Virginia has put together a year-long investigative report about what's really going on in the anti-choice pressure centers that …

Your Doc Advises You Have an Abortion to End Your High-Risk Pregnancy: What Do You Do?

I was struck by the outpouring of feedback <i>Parents</i> received on Facebook after my last blog post, Terminate Your Pregnancy or Your Life? A Breast Cancer Dilemma. People were equally passionate for both sides. Many of you agreed with Laura, the woman who chose to terminate her fourth pregnancy in …

A Film's Simple Question: 'What Makes a Woman Want to Have an Abortion?'

New documentary After Tiller follows the four remaining late-term abortion providers in the U.S., but it spends more time with the women who come to see them.

Kansas pays legal firms almost $1m to defend anti-abortion laws

State has enacted sweeping limits on abortion and providers since Republican governor Sam Brownback took office in 2011<p>Kansas has paid more than $913,000 to two private law firms that are helping the state defend anti-abortion laws enacted since conservative Republican governor Sam Brownback took …

NI21’s Basil McCrea says abortion guidelines must be clarified.

Basil

EU Rejects Measure Calling Abortion a Human Right

The European Parliament of the European Union rejected a report on Tuesday which recommended that EU nations declare abortion a human right and that …

Europe

Ethics and Morality of Abortion as Contraception

Usually, debates about abortion focus on politics and the law: should abortion be outlawed and treated like the murder of a human person, or remain a …

David Samadi and Fox and Friends fret that women are getting too much health care for the dollar.

Tuesday morning, <i>Fox and Friends</i> decided, for reasons that are hazy at best, that their latest attack on Obamacare should be on one of the most …

The Good News and Bad News for Women in Film This Oscar Season

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>It's either a great fall for women in movies or a terrible one, it all depends on how you look at …

Great News for Women in Texas

Today in Haltom City, at the place where she received her high school diploma, State Senator Wendy Davis announced her candidacy for governor of Texas.<p>Here's a sentence we don't get to say often enough: This is great news for women in Texas.<p>This summer, when Governor Rick Perry, Lt. Governor David …

Planned Parenthood

Fox News' Anna Kooiman Falls For Parody About Obama Funding Muslim Museum

Fox News host Anna Kooiman fell for a fake story that said President Obama is using his own money to keep a museum dedicated to Muslim culture open during the government shutdown.<p>The government has been shut down since Tuesday. The co-hosts of "Fox and Friends Saturday" lamented the closure of the …

Megyn Kelly on new show: 'I'm a news anchor; I'm not an ideologue'

Fox News ChannelstarMegyn Kellyis bright, beautiful and blunt when she needs to be. Just ask Karl Rove.<p>Her willingness to take on all-comers, even conservative hero Rove — as she famously did on election night last November — is one reason Fox News Chairman<p>Roger Aileshas promoted Kelly to a plum …

Megyn Kelly

If You Could Imagine a Cringe-Inducing Tweet from a News Anchor After a Shooting, Would It Look Something Like This?

A news anchor with WTXF-TV, a local Fox affiliate in Philadelphia, inadvertently became the “story” when she posted an insensitive tweet about a deadly shooting that occurred in Philly on Sunday night.<p>“Thought ‘Breaking Bad’ was hot last Sunday? @FOX29philly See who’s breakin’ bad in SW Philly …

This massive news fail is a real boner

Welp, this happened Tuesday night at a Michigan ABC affiliate.<p>WJRT reporter Siobhan Riley was explaining the effect of construction on downtown …

Megyn Kelly’s Prime-Time Debut Leaves No Doubt She’s Fox News’ Future

Lloyd Grove reports on the glitch-free first night of ‘The Kelly File’ in the coveted 9 p.m. time slot.<p>If any proof were necessary that Megyn Kelly …