Pro-Choice Friday News Rundown

  • Scientists Debunk Belief That The Pill Causes Weight Gain (Jezebel)
  • Former Senator Rick Santorum (R-PA) is amazed Black folks like Obama have the audacity to believe it’s a woman’s right to choose whether or not she wants to give birth (Talking Points Memo)
  • Fighting for the right to deceive: One of the largest networks of Christian pregnancy centers, opposes a proposed bill in Washington State that would require “crisis pregnancy centers” to tell potential clients that they do not perform abortions, refer for abortions, give out comprehensive birth control, or provide medical care for pregnant women. (Seattle PI)
  • Sweet! Medicaid expands access to birth control (Politico)
  • A new study in The New England Journal Of Medicine suggests that abortion is less likely to cause psychiatric issues than having a baby and keeping it (AP)
  • More proof that a pharmacist’s right to not dispense medication they take moral issue with takes priority over a woman’s right not to bleed to death (RH Reality Check)
  • Oh Puleeeeeeze! Republican Senator from our great state of Arizona, Linda Gray, has determined that abortion rights are more at fault for the tragic shooting in Tucson earlier this month than our gun-control laws. (Huff Po)