Abortion

The case for arguing with your Trump-supporting relatives this Thanksgiving

In 1993, following Bill Clinton’s presidential election victory over George H.W. Bush, I had my first political Thanksgiving meltdown.<p>I was 15, and …

Donald Trump

Records Show Beleaguered Judge Vance Day Has Turned His Refusal to Marry Same-Sex Couples Into a Cash Register for His Allies

Marion County Circuit Judge Vance Day hasn't let his troubles get him down. Instead, he's using them to build a national platform.<p>Day has achieved a …

Oregon

Sask Party leadership hopeful says Indigenous people are anti-abortion

A former member of parliament running to become Saskatchewan’s next premier says Indigenous people don’t believe in abortion.<p>Rob Clarke made the …

Canadian News

No, New York Times, Pro-Life Websites Are Not Fake News

Recently, <i>The New York Times</i> published a column claiming that Facebook is ignoring fake news masquerading as pro-life articles and viewpoints. In it, …

Conservative View

Abortion Clinic Closes After Psycho Abortionist's Rant Caught on Video

An abortion mill in San Diego is now closed and an abortionist has been stripped of his medical credentials after malpractice complaints and some …

Conservative View

'I went into labour at 23 weeks - but my amazing babies survived'

A Hull mum who went into labour with twins at just 23 weeks has spoken of her gratitude to the doctors who saved both her babies lives.<p>Leanne …

Babies

Moore's wife attacks Doug Jones as for "full-term" abortion

As Alabama Republican Senate nominee Roy Moore wrestles with accounts of sexual encounters with underaged teens, his Democratic opponent faces …

Fact Checking

UN slams Brazil bill that would ban all abortions

RIO DE JANEIRO - The United Nations on Monday voiced concern over a bill under consideration by Brazil's congress that would ban access to all …

Rights & Freedoms

I just don’t understand some people

Ohio political news has been abuzz with salacious reports following the resignation of a state legislator named Wes Goodman, after he was reportedly …

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ICYMI: Apparently The 'Tax Cut' Bill Also Tries To Make Abortion Illegal…

This "tax cut" bill is looking worse and worse every day…<p>The GOP is trying hard to jam a bill through the Senate, having already passed it in the …

Pro-life Movement

Two priests convicted of trespassing in Virginia abortion facility protest

Activists hint they will return to "Red Rose Rescue" after getting $500 fines<p>Two priests, a mother who has a long history of anti-abortion protests, …

Rights & Freedoms

1 In 2 Queenslanders Would Change Their Vote If Candidate Opposed Abortion

One in two Queenslanders would change their vote in the upcoming election if their candidate backed keeping abortion a criminal offence, according to …

Rights & Freedoms

Anti-Gerrymandering Group Defies Odds With 2018 Ballot Drive

<b>LANSING, Mich. (AP)</b> – An all-volunteer group of activists has defied the odds by collecting hundreds of thousands of voter signatures for a 2018 …

Government

Texas legislature gives $20 million to program that tries to convince women not to have abortions

• <b>The Texas Legislature is spending $20 million on anti-abortion program funding.</b>• <b><br>Texas, in total, will spend $38 million on anti-abortion materials, infant formula, and support for unexpected parents.</b>• <b><br>This new budget is four times the amount of its original starting budget in 2006.</b>• <b><br>Pro-life groups</b> …

Rights & Freedoms

Come Hell or High Water: Roy Moore’s Religious Base Stands by Its Man at Chaotic Press Conference

Organizers of a two-hour event lashed out at targets ranging from ‘anti-God Republicans’ and ‘communist Democrats’ to ‘homosexualist gay terrorists’ …

U.S. Politics

Anti-LGBT politician resigns after being caught 'having sex with man in his office'

Wes Goodman, a Republican lawmaker from Ohio, US, known for his Christian conservative and anti-LGBT views, has been forced to resign after being …

New Zealand News

I’m Not Sure If I Still Identify As Pro-Life

I’m not sure if I’d identify as “pro-life” anymore. Emphasis on “not sure.”<p>15 years ago, I picked up a free anti-abortion bumper sticker at a Christian music festival, the same event where I purchased a shrunken pink t-shirt that read, “Waiting for a nice Christian man.” Without a bumper to affix …

Feminism

December Disaster Looms As Spending, Debt, and Tax Controversies Pile Up

It’s not getting much attention in a political commentariat focused on tax cuts and sexual misconduct. But very soon Congress is going to have to …

Politics

Senate Republicans Are Trying to Repeal the Obamacare Individual Mandate

<i>Welcome to This Week in Women's Health Care—the round-up for women who care about what's going on in Washington and around the country, and how it</i> …

Health Care

Family planning clinic visitor 'ran on to road to flee' anti-abortion rally

Anti-abortion protesters in Belfast forced a woman attending a family planning clinic to flee into city centre traffic, an MLA has claimed.<p>Clare …

Rights & Freedoms

Test your knowledge of the week’s health news

It’s been a busy week in health and medicine: The Food and Drug Administration approved a first-of-its-kind digital pill, new guidelines changed the …

Health

Married Christian Lawmaker Resigns After Same-Sex Office Affair

Christian hypocrisy: Anti-gay, family values lawmaker resigns after being caught engaging in an “inappropriate” sexual affair with a man in his …

Government

Guest Editorial: The Reckoning Must Also Come for Democrats

Democrats must stop treating sexual victims as disposable for political expediency. by Meredith LokenMeredith Loken is a Ph.D candidate at the …

Feminism

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On Wednesday, the Ohio Senate passed a bill banning abortions for patients who received a diagnosis of Down syndrome. Under the bill, a physician who …

Rights & Freedoms

Loophole May Protect Organisations From U.S. Abortion Gag Rule

(Photo: Ashraf Hendricks/GroundUp)Experts say confusion over the rights of local healthcare workers to provide the service while receiving US funds …

Rights & Freedoms

Sparkling wine, jets, the unborn and other special-interest wins in the tax bill

<b>(CNN) —</b> On Tuesday, the Senate Finance Committee unveiled the latest version of a GOP tax plan, which includes a proposal to repeal Obamacare's requirement that most people have health care coverage or pay a fine. That's the most notable new provision in the revised tax overhaul, but it is far from …

U.S. Politics

Anti-abortion display vandalized at Delta Township church

DELTA TOWNSHIP - Volunteers at Faith Bible Church placed about 600 white crosses in the church’s lawn earlier this month next to a sign that reads …

Religion

National Women's Council promising to speak for 'middle ground' in abortion debate

The National Women's Council is promising to speak for the 'middle ground' in the abortion debate.<p>It has consulted its members and will publish …

News (Ireland)

Senate Republicans Shoehorn Anti-Abortion Measure Into Tax Bill

The tax break for fetuses, also in the House bill, is part of a broader effort to establish "personhood" rights and destroy Roe v. Wade.<p>Republicans are making tax reform about abortion rights.<p>A widely criticized provision that would give fetuses access to college savings plans made it into the …

News (U.S.)

Buffer zone plan for Portsmouth abortion clinic

<b>A council is considering create a buffer zone around an abortion clinic in a bid to curb protests outside.</b><p>Pro-life campaigners have been protesting alongside pro-choice counter-protesters outside Portsmouth's St Mary's Hospital.<p>The city council voted to fully explore "every available option... to …

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