Susie Essman Wisely Suggests We Turn Our Uteruses Into Corporations

If anyone could school the Republicans on reproductive rights, it'd probably be Susie Essman's no-bullshit character on Curb Your Enthusiasm. She'd insult them so hard their heads would spin, and then she'd have them under her command. It's too bad she's fictional, but fortunately the real Susie Essman also has a… » 1/27/12 9:30am 1/27/12 9:30am

This Week We Celebrated Anniversaries And Mourned Deaths

Pro-Life Teen Says "I Feel Like We're All Survivors Of Abortion"

In 1973, the World Trade center opened its doors, synthetic fabrics were a must, the Watergate hearings were televised, Adrien Brody was born, and abortion was legalized. Today, on the 35th anniversary of the landmark Roe vs. Wade decision, the cultural pendulum has shifted rightward (according to L.A. Times » 1/22/08 1:40pm 1/22/08 1:40pm

Unlike Alveda King, I Am Neither "Reformed" Nor A Murderer

Not only is today Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, tomorrow marks the 35th anniversary of the Supreme Court decision Roe vs. Wade. (Erica Jong weighs in here.) And did you know that one of the most vocal abortion opponents is Martin Luther King Jr.'s niece, self-described "reformed murderer" Alveda King? (King, seen above… » 1/21/08 12:00pm 1/21/08 12:00pm