Do you remember the New York Times article about Scott Roeder's preliminary hearing? If you did, you were probably left with the impression that the anti-abortion movement is staying away. But Amie Newman at Feministe heard otherwise.
Slate's Kate Klonick wonders why more American women don't use IUDs. As the recipient of one of the devices as well, I sometimes wonder the same thing.
For 10 years, Rebecca Gomperts' ship, the Aurora, has been sailing to countries where abortion is illegal and, covered by Dutch law, providing women with abortions. But, due to changes in that law, it may have sailed a last time.
In a country where 15 percent of the population is without health insurance at any given time, you'd think that the focus of a debate about reforming a broken system would not be about abortion. You'd be wrong.
This weekend, Terry O'Neill (age 56) bested Latifa Lyles (age 33) in what has been painted as a old-vs.-young battle for the helm of the National Organization for Women. But was it really an anti-abortion vs. pro-choice battle?
Mike "Huckles" Huckabee made his second appearance on The Daily Show last night, holding Jon Stewart to his promise that he'd allow Huckabee to pick the topic. Huckabee chose abortion; Stewart broke out the booze.<td style='padding:2px 1px 0px 5px;' colspan='2' <td style='padding:2px 1px 0px 5px;'…
President Obama plans to bring together pro- and anti-choice advocates by focusing on what we can do to reduce the need for abortion. Two stories this week illustrate the need for that, and why some people remain blind to it.
The BBC says a Swedish study of premature infants finds 70 percent of infants born between 22 and 26 weeks (the latter part of the second trimester) survive past the age of 1. This has implications for abortion rights here.
A new study from the Journal of Health and Social Behavior shows that women who attend religious schools who then become pregnant in their teens or twenties are more likely than their public school peers to opt for abortion. Is that the smell of hypocrisy?
Although Edward Bulwer-Lytton coined "The pen is mightier than the sword" in 1839, the idea that language has more power to compel human action has been around at least as early as the Bible was written: the book Scott Roeder probably believes gave him the right to murder George Tiller.
Middle-aged Jonathan Imler and two teenage boys have been charged with putting a drug intended to abort cow fetuses into the drink of a pregnant teenager to induce her to miscarry. Apparently, they thought they had the right to decide what she should do with her body. [Kansas City Star]
Today, Pandagon's Jesse Taylor takes a peek behind the looking glass only to discover that, in Real America, Plan B is for sluts and the dudes who assault them.