I'mma Let You Finish: The Greatest Interruptions Of All Time

Says today's Times, "interruption has clearly gained a foothold in American discourse these days, and is proving a powerful weapon for influencing the national conversation." Indeed! Just look at some of recent history's most infamous incidents. » 3/25/10 5:20pm 3/25/10 5:20pm

After Healthcare Vote, All Eyes Turn To Abortion

Abortion rights groups have taken differing stands on the healthcare bill, with NOW decrying it and Planned Parenthood optimistically looking forward to changes. But one thing's for sure: abortion is back in the spotlight. » 3/23/10 9:30am 3/23/10 9:30am

Meet The Man Who Yelled "Baby Killer"

We can stop guessing now: The man who heckled Rep. Bart Stupak for voting for health care reform by shouting "baby killer" has come forward, despite his fellow House members protecting his identity. Rep. Randy Neugebauer: "pro-life" and a birther! » 3/22/10 2:20pm 3/22/10 2:20pm

"Baby Killer:" Or, How The Abortion Health Care Compromise Pisses Off…

Like all great compromises, the abortion language in the just-passed healthcare bill leaves everybody angry, and the pro- and anti-choice sides have responded by issuing critical statements and yelling ridiculous shit, respectively. » 3/22/10 9:30am 3/22/10 9:30am

Federally Funded Abortions For None, Miniature American Flags For Others

Anti-choice Democrats, led by Bart Stupak, have agreed to vote in favor of the health care reform bill as long as President Obama signs an executive order reaffirming that no federal funds will be used to pay for abortions. [NYTimes] » 3/21/10 4:25pm 3/21/10 4:25pm

Key Democrat "Optimistic" About Eight Zillionth Abortion Coverage…

Rep. Bart Stupak, progenitor of the Stupak-Pitts and thorn-in-the-side of healthcare reform, said last week that he wouldn't sign the current bill because it would "directly subsidize abortions." Now he's optimistic about a compromise. Time for champagne? » 3/09/10 10:00am 3/09/10 10:00am

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Report: Stupak Amendment Will Be End Of Abortion Coverage For All

Dear Bart Stupak: If your amendment is - as you said to Chris Matthews on Hardball last night - the same as the Hyde Amendment, why the fuck do American women need your version? » 11/18/09 6:40pm 11/18/09 6:40pm

Debate Over Abortion Restrictions In Healthcare Bill "Too Close To Call"

The battle in Congress over how, specifically, the healthcare reform bill will prohibit federal funding for abortions — you might recall that whether it will is not even in question — continues apace, and the president's staying out of it. » 9/29/09 10:00am 9/29/09 10:00am