ABC Family's The Fosters Has the Balls to Tackle Late Term Abortion

Abortion is a subject TV has traditionally handled with about same tact and restraint as a hysterical Nancy Grace hashtag. But this week's episode of ABC Family's The Fosters took a nuanced and humane look at how the same late term abortion politicians have targeted for criminalization affects families faced with what… » 7/23/14 1:00pm 7/23/14 1:00pm

Say What? Woman Charged With Killing Fetus After Cutting Umbilical Cord…

In a situation that makes little to no sense to the non-medically trained, an Alabama woman has been arrested and charged with the manslaughter of her unborn daughter because she allegedly severed the child's umbilical cord while it was still inside her uterus. As the Times Daily of Northwest Alabama reports, Jennifer… » 7/18/08 9:30am 7/18/08 9:30am

I Know You Think Our Jobs Are Slipping Away But Baby That's All In Your…

So, I'm clicking around the internet looking for a funny picture to illustrate a somewhat, uh, summery Crappy Hour and what do I land upon but this charming photo of Megan McCain meeting Henry Kissinger. Hey, what's our towheaded blogette been up to anyway? Would you guess that directly underneath the Kissinger photo… » 7/11/08 10:30am 7/11/08 10:30am

Abortion Rights Upheld In Virginia, England

Good news for choice internationally! A federal appeals court ruled yesterday that Virginia's ban on late-term abortions is is unconstitutional, reports the Washington Post. The ban was originally passed by the Virginia assembly in 2003, despite protests from the state's then Governor, Mark R. Warner. The notoriously… » 5/21/08 9:30am 5/21/08 9:30am

Conservative British MP Calls America "The Abortion Capital Of The…

To quell the rising rate of abortion in Great Britain, Tory MP Nadine Dorries has begun a campaign to reduce the limit for late-term abortions from 24 weeks to 20 weeks. Dorries' snappy marketing campaign to push this piece of legislation is called "20 Reasons for 20 Weeks." The right-wing Daily Mail published all 20,… » 5/07/08 12:00pm 5/07/08 12:00pm