Mississippi GOP Not So Proud of that Coat Hanger Abortion Endorsement…

Last week, a Mississippi Republican named Bubba Carpenter proudly informed a group of gathered sycophants that his party's push to eliminate abortion from the state had been successful, and that he didn't care that this meant that women there would resort to desperate measures like coat hanger abortions. "But, hey.… » 5/18/12 12:20pm 5/18/12 12:20pm

Romney Has Conveniently Forgotten His Relative's Botched Abortion

We know Mitt Romney was nebulously pro-choice back when he was simply a Massachusetts politician, and that he has been far less so as a presidential primary candidate — though possibly not enough to satisfy the ever-extreme Republican base. Now, via Salon, we know a bit more about the tragic death of his cousin from… » 8/08/11 1:45pm 8/08/11 1:45pm

I Watched That Romanian Abortion Movie So You Don't Have To

How much of a plot can an abortion movie really have? It was a question oft-posed by the defenders of Knocked Up and Juno against all those haters who accused them of putting dangerous ideas in Jamie Lynn Spears' head. (Oh look, more fresh accusations!) And then came a film out of Romania that dared to state the… » 1/28/08 2:20pm 1/28/08 2:20pm