Dastardly Senator Tries to Sneak 'Personhood' Clause into Flood Bill

Kentucky Senator Rand Paul has crowned himself this week's King of WTF by attempting to pull a fast one on the American people— he inserted a "Personhood" clause into a totally unrelated bill about flood insurance that would have declared that life begins at conception and that your uterus is officially his… » 6/26/12 5:00pm 6/26/12 5:00pm

Michigan Governor Quietly Aborts Vote on Anti-Choice Bill

Maybe he just wasn't ready to be the father of such a harsh ban. Michigan's Republican governor Rick Snyder has apparently asked, all hush-hush-like, that the most odious parts from the state's now-infamous new set of abortion restrictions be removed from consideration by the legislature — according to reports, a bill… » 6/19/12 6:45pm 6/19/12 6:45pm

Surprise! That New Planned Parenthood 'Sting' Video Was Deceptively Edited

Militantly anti-abortion rights group Live Action sure acted like it had exposed some big-time fuckery in its latest Planned Parenthood hidden camera sting operation. From a casual observer's perspective, the sting captured what appears to be footage of a Planned Parenthood employee enthusiastically endorsing… » 6/01/12 6:10pm 6/01/12 6:10pm

House Votes Today on Bill Making it Illegal to be Racist or Sexist Against Your Fetus

Today, after months of grandstanding and several Republican injuries due to hyperextension of their feigned sincerity muscles, the House of Representatives will vote on PRENDA — the Prenatal Nondiscrimination Act. The bill's being considered under suspended rules, which means it's highly unlikely to pass, but that… » 5/31/12 1:10pm 5/31/12 1:10pm

Batten Down Your Vagina, Here Comes a Tidal Wave of Insidious New Anti-Choice Laws

Ladies, please remove sharp objects from the spot in your desk where you like to bang your head, do all of your yelling vocal warm-ups, and ready your cervixes — it's time for a brand new abortion debate. Forget all that "personhood" business — that comical overreach was rejected by voters so hard that if it were a… » 5/24/12 2:10pm 5/24/12 2:10pm