Pro-Choice Friday News Rundown

  • clintonHillary will not be backing down to anti-choice imbeciles. (Upworthy)
  • It’s not looking good for abortion clinics in Ohio. (USA Today)
  • And Michigan clinics are being affected as a result. (RH Reality Check)
  • Anti-choice ignoramus Lindsey Graham is absolutely positive that prohibiting abortion after 20 weeks is going to result in great things! (HuffPo)
  • Instead of taking their asses somewhere to help babies who’ve been born already, a bunch of #$%&^@# in New Mexico are tooling around in a van with graphic, gory (and probably fake) images of “late-term” fetuses who’ve supposedly been aborted. (Think Progress)
  • Just because you sign my paycheck doesn’t mean you get to dictate what I do with my uterus. When will that register with these people?!?!? (NYT)
  • OK, girls, let’s have a chat — if you don’t want to get pregnant, please use contraception. Don’t assume you have special uterine powers that will automatically repel an embryo from showing up at your uterus’ door. (Jezebel)
  • Politicos who try to interfere with women’s use of birth control are in for a rude awakening come election time. #StartPackingYourBags (PolicyMic)
  • Get a load of this tripe: The buffoon known as Rush Limbaugh thinks women have no agency in their reproductive choices and are being “turned into abortion machines” by Democrats. (MSNBC)
  • Interesting Slate piece on how the victims of the Hitler regime are affecting the abortion debate. (Slate)

This Week, Say Goodbye to Birth Control and Religious Freedom

The political assault on women’s health care that has overwhelmed America in recent weeks is reaching a climax in Arizona THIS week.

No less than six bills that will make it harder or even impossible to get various women’s health care services are being voted on in committee hearings in these five days.

Every one of these bills is poised to become law if we don’t fight back NOW and LOUDLY. Continue reading

Pro-Choice Friday News Rundown

  • Arizona, ever the maverick state when it comes to anti-choice tomfoolery, wants to offer doctors who lie to pregnant women complete immunity from consequences. (Care2)
  • Here’s your all-encompassing digest of anti-abortion laws around the country. You might wanna have an alcoholic beverage nearby while reading. (Jezebel)
  • Republicans have inspired a plethora of insane sex legislation. (Mother Jones)
  • A male birth control pill on the horizon? Legions of pill-popping women are waiting! (Detroit Free Press)
  • Speaking of men, where the hell are they during this war on birth control? (CNN)
  • Planned Parenthood’s fearless leader, Cecile Richards, was a smash on The Daily Show Wednesday night. (RH Reality Check)
  • More on the awe-inspiring badass that is Ms. Richards. (The Nation)
  • Kansas has gone absolutely mad with 69 pages of anti-abortion malarkey, including, but not limited to, taxing women for abortions. (HuffPo)
  • Dear Rush Limbaugh, sex is not, I repeat, not a recreational activity. (Fem 2.0)