Listen to Citizen Radio's Jamie Kilstein take down an anti-choice listener, point by point, on their latest episode. Kilstein specifically addresses several key points from the anti-choice argument, including why it's a bad idea to set bans on abortions after a certain time has passed in the pregnancy. Yes, it's as… » 3/12/14 10:25pm 3/12/14 10:25pm

Texas Woman Forced to Stay on Life Support Likely Has Nonviable Fetus

The fetus of a woman in Texas who is being forced to stay on life support so she can serve as an incubator thanks to an obscure and wholly stupid state law is likely unviable and severely abnormal, according to a recent lawsuit filed to force doctors to remove her from life support. » 1/24/14 9:40am 1/24/14 9:40am

NDSU President Bows to Pressure from Conservative Lawmakers, Bans…

In More Bullshit Happenings Due to Conservative Politicians Involving Themselves in Matters of Women's Health — don't worry if you missed an episode; it's a daily program, folks! — North Dakota State University professors are now battling against GOP lawmakers (and their own president!) to receive the grant funds they… » 1/28/13 9:30pm 1/28/13 9:30pm

Tennessee Republican Compares Defunding Planned Parenthood to Going…

In yet another perfect example of why Republicans should never try to make analogies, use figures of speech, or speak in a non-literal manner, Tennessee Republican Representative Stacey Campfield (R- Knoxville) compared defunding Planned Parenthood with making out with the prettiest girl at prom. » 6/12/11 11:30am 6/12/11 11:30am

Alabama "Personhood" Law Could Ban All Abortions

Three new bills in Alabama would redefine "person" as "any human being from the moment of fertilization or the functional equivalent thereof" — and require that all uses of the word "person" in the state constitution be accompanied by "all humans from the moment of fertilization." In addition to no doubt upping the state's… » 4/04/11 6:30pm 4/04/11 6:30pm

Machete-Bearing Man Sued For Barging Into Abortion Clinic

Last year, a man named John Kroack burst into a Seattle-area reproductive healthcare clinic, intimidated its workers, and tried to enter the exam room. Now federal prosecutors are suing him for violating the Freedom of Access to Clinic Entrances (FACE) Act — and the text of their suit offers chilling details about his… » 3/14/11 4:35pm 3/14/11 4:35pm

Arizona Bill Could Close University Ob-Gyn Program

A bill passed by the Arizona House of Representatives on Monday would prohibit state colleges and universities from using state funds — or tuition — to teach students how to perform abortions. According to one state representative, this would effectively shut down the University of Arizona's ob-gyn program. » 3/02/11 6:03pm 3/02/11 6:03pm