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Apologies if this has already been in a diary today... Purvi Patel, a South Bend Indiana woman, was sentenced to 41 years for feticide and felony neglect of a dependent on March 30, 2015. She is ...
by TokayAsriel
Comment Count 226 comments on Mon Mar 30, 2015 at 05:39 PM PDT with 218 Recommends
This week there are two cases in particular that involve using the criminal justice system as a bludgeon against reproductive rights. The first is the case of Purvi Patel, who has been discussed ...
by Tara the Antisocial Social Worker
Comment Count 31 comments on Sat Apr 04, 2015 at 05:00 PM PDT with 34 Recommends
Last year, Mississippi's Governor Phil Bryant stated that his goal as governor was to “end abortion in Mississippi.” So far, a federal court has stopped him from doing that but earlier this week,
by Eyesbright
Comment Count 5 comments on Wed Mar 25, 2015 at 06:12 PM PDT with 25 Recommends
Wow: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2015/03/18/mark-kirk-slavery_n_6897876....
by poopdogcomedy
Comment Count 10 comments on Thu Mar 19, 2015 at 02:00 PM PDT with 12 Recommends
Once in a while you run across a story that sums up exactly what's meant by the term "War on Women." The [http://www.dailykos.com/story/2015/03/13/1370683/-Bipartisan-human-trafficking-bill-...
by Tara the Antisocial Social Worker
Comment Count 30 comments on Sat Mar 14, 2015 at 05:00 PM PDT with 28 Recommends
My husband and I have been married for almost a year, and we aren't going to have children. We met on the internet in 2007, and being childfree was one of the things that brought us together. ...
by Daenerys
Comment Count 88 comments on Sun Mar 08, 2015 at 01:23 PM PDT with 65 Recommends
Activist and all-around good guy Cristen Hemmins has announced her candidacy for State Senator, District 9. Hemmins played a huge role in the efforts to defeat a Personhood amendment to the state ...
by NinetyWt
Comment Count 1 comments on Fri Feb 27, 2015 at 08:42 AM PST with 0 Recommends
Another example of what would be in store for women from a Republican Administration: House Republicans attached language to a major education bill Wednesday night that would financially penalize ...
by Dartagnan
Comment Count 4 comments on Thu Feb 26, 2015 at 12:33 PM PST with 10 Recommends
Tara Culp-Ressler and Erica Hellerstein at ThinkProgress have written an excellent comprehensive look—complete with interactive maps—at how new abortion laws have boosted the price of the ...
by Meteor Blades
Comment Count 30 comments on Wed Feb 25, 2015 at 11:13 AM PST with 65 Recommends
"For many, the Moral Monday Movement really is an expression of the Spirit’s power at work in our midst, overcoming divisions of color, class, and creed and uniting us as only God could do. ...
by skeyewalker
Comment Count 5 comments on Mon Feb 16, 2015 at 01:09 PM PST with 34 Recommends
Republican Delegate Bob Marshall wants to keep Virginia's regulations forcing abortion-clinic closures on the books. The Virginia ...
by Meteor Blades
Comment Count 45 comments on Mon Feb 16, 2015 at 01:23 AM PST with 81 Recommends
Unfortunately, some are more equal than others. A black child born in North Carolina today is nearly three times more likely to die in infancy than is a white child. This disparity in infant ...
by DocDawg
Comment Count 22 comments on Sun Feb 15, 2015 at 10:40 AM PST with 24 Recommends
Waste Virginia. Open for Business.
by hillbillyfairy
Comment Count 1 comments on Thu Feb 12, 2015 at 08:59 AM PST with 1 Recommend
UPDATE (May 20, 2015): One of the two studies used in this essay appears to have been fraudulent. According to Dylan Matthews, writing for Vox , The findings were too miraculous, as it turns out. ...
by Susan Grigsby
Comment Count 47 comments on Sun Feb 08, 2015 at 11:00 AM PST with 65 Recommends
They've got rights too. ...
by Ian Reifowitz
Comment Count 203 comments on Sun Feb 01, 2015 at 12:00 PM PST with 112 Recommends
This week, the expanded House Republican majority marked the 42nd anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court's Roe v. Wade decision by comically failing to pass a 20-week abortion ban ...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 28 comments on Sun Jan 25, 2015 at 09:00 AM PST with 66 Recommends
Although the GOP is currently bickering over which rape victims “deserve” abortions, there’s yet another egregious aspect to this bill: the cut off at 20 weeks which would essentially ban many ...
by freelancewoman
Comment Count 24 comments on Thu Jan 22, 2015 at 03:33 PM PST with 26 Recommends
Islamic extremists are, of course, not the only ones who use religion for political advantage. Apparently, a significant segment of our population would never dream of voting for Democrats because �
by Mark Holmboe
Comment Count 3 comments on Thu Jan 22, 2015 at 10:06 AM PST with 1 Recommend
The White House suggested Tuesday that President Obama ...
by Kerry Eleveld
Comment Count 14 comments on Tue Jan 20, 2015 at 11:45 AM PST with 38 Recommends
With the upcoming March for Life (which should be titled, "March for Our Rights to Control Your Life"), anti-choice activists are likely privately gloating over the latest statistics showing a ...
by Cali Scribe
Comment Count 20 comments on Tue Jan 20, 2015 at 11:26 AM PST with 73 Recommends