Payback Is a Bitch for Abortion Clinic Protestors, Thanks to a…

Todd Stave has the unenviable position of being the landlord of a building in Germantown, Maryland, which he leases to an abortion provider called Reproductive Health Services Clinic. So he knows a little something about dealing patiently with anti-abortion protesters. But when they started calling him at home at all… » 3/30/12 1:00pm 3/30/12 1:00pm

Anti-Choice Group Pickets Outside Middle School

Here's more proof that anti-abortion activists don't care so much about innocent children once they're out of the womb. Last week protesters who've been campaigning to shut down a clinic in Germantown, Maryland picketed outside a middle school because the landlord's daughter is a student there. » 9/13/11 2:20pm 9/13/11 2:20pm

Abortion Provider's Life: Tight Security, The Threat Of Violence

LeRoy Carhart takes on abortion patients that would have gone to his friend, Dr. George Tiller, except that Tiller was murdered two years ago. He practices in Nebraska, except when he has to go to Maryland almost weekly because Nebraska passed restrictions aimed pretty directly at him. He used to have a farm, but it… » 7/25/11 6:10pm 7/25/11 6:10pm

Russia Suspends American Adoptions • Woman Develops Sex Disorder After…

Russia has suspended all adoptions to U.S. parents. This decision comes just a week after Torry Hansen, 33, sent back her 7-year-old adopted son with little explanation. Authorities say the ban will be lifted once they agree on procedures. » 4/15/10 6:00pm 4/15/10 6:00pm

Nebraska Challenges Roe V. Wade With Bogus "Fetal Pain" Law

On the heels of a law requiring a variety of screenings before women can get an abortion, Nebraska has now challenged Roe v. Wade by banning abortions after 20 weeks, on the grounds that that's when fetuses feel pain. » 4/14/10 9:30am 4/14/10 9:30am

Being Dr. Tiller: What It Takes To Step In Where No One Else Will

Witnesses have begun testifying in Scott Roeder's trial, and a GQ profile of the doctor he killed raises a question: what does it take to perform late-term abortions in a country where people like Roeder run wild? » 1/25/10 3:20pm 1/25/10 3:20pm

After Tiller: Operation Rescue Picks New Target

Since Dr. Tiller's assassination, Dr. Leroy Carhart has begun performing abortions "past 24 weeks" at his clinic in Nebraska. And, predictably, Operation Rescue has turned their attention to him. » 12/04/09 12:40pm 12/04/09 12:40pm

More Threats Emerge Against American Abortion Providers

A 70-year-old man was arrested in Spokane on Wednesday for making threats to the family of late-term abortion provider Warren Hern, subject of a recent Esquire profile. New protests by extreme anti-choice groups will take place in Nebraska this weekend. » 8/28/09 10:00am 8/28/09 10:00am

Abortion Doctor Warren Hern Isn't "The Only One Left" — But He Is In…

Esquire's profile of late-term abortion doctor Warren Hern is earning praise — but Newsweek's Sarah Kliff reminds us that Hern is not "the only doctor in the world" who does late-term abortions. » 8/17/09 12:00pm 8/17/09 12:00pm

What's Next For Tiller's Clinic, Scott Roeder, And Abortion In Kansas?

The AP is reporting that Nebraska doctor LeRoy Carhart (pictured) will step in to fill Dr. George Tiller's shoes, but the threat that anti-abortion group Operation Rescue will buy Tiller's clinic is unfortunately very, very real. » 6/11/09 9:30am 6/11/09 9:30am