Pro-Life Group's New Strategy To Elect Anti-Choice Politicians: Lying

The New Yorker has a very kind, very polite profile this week about the Susan B. Anthony List, the lobbying group whose sole purpose is to get anti-abortion politicians into office. The piece centers around Marjorie Dannenfelser, the SBA List's president, who the New Yorker's Kelefa Sanneh says is trying to avoid the… » 10/20/14 4:20pm 10/20/14 4:20pm

Republicans Continue to Be Mystified by the Secrets of the Lady Vote

Michele Bachmann's leaving Congress (and, fingers crossed, the planet — we hear Pluto's Senate is too ethical). Sarah Palin still inspires reality TV shows and biopics but not much more. Thus, NBC wonders how the GOP will solve its lady voter problem if these bastions of feminism can't lead the way. Dumb question,… » 6/03/13 3:40pm 6/03/13 3:40pm

Meet the Women Who 'Actually Like Men': America's Pro-Life Political…

Republican after cowboy hat-wearing Republican I've spoken with at this convention has expressed frustration over this race's focus "unimportant distractions" like Todd Akin's ignorant ass, the abortion debate, and birth control. The American people don't want to talk about that, this isn't what the election is about,… » 8/31/12 7:00pm 8/31/12 7:00pm

Bachmann And Pawlenty Pledge All-Out Abortion Ban

In signing the Susan B. Anthony List's pledge, the Republican presidential candidates join Newt Gingrich, Ron Paul, and Rick Santorum. On Sunday, Bachmann taunted Romney for not signing the pledge, which includes cabinet litmus tests and defunding Planned Parenthood. » 6/20/11 4:10pm 6/20/11 4:10pm

Turns Out Abortion Was Never On Susan B. Anthony's Radar

Contrary to the claims of anti-choicers (like the Susan B. Anthony List), Susan B. Anthony "left no evidence of ever having thought about" abortion, at least publicly. Next they'll tell us the Founding Fathers weren't anti-healthcare reform. [Yglesias] » 5/19/10 12:40pm 5/19/10 12:40pm

The Disturbing Dilemma Of Pro-Life Kids

The young winners of the Susan B. Anthony List's Pro-Life Film Contest raise a difficult question: are kids appropriate advocates for an anti-abortion message? » 11/06/09 12:30pm 11/06/09 12:30pm