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Revealed: The Right-Wing Movement’s Agenda For Trump’s First 180 Days
The Conservative Action Project is a network of more than 100 right-wing leaders created in 2008 as “an offshoot” of the secretive far-right Council for National Policy, making it part of an array of conservative coalitions that bloomed...
Flip Benham Says He Warned America About 9/11 But No One Listened
Flip Benham, the former head of the anti-abortion, anti-gay protest group Operation Save America who is now enjoying a renaissance as the father of right-wing culture-war heroes David and Jason Benham, made a surprise appearance at OSA’s...
Operation Save America Declares SCOTUS Rulings On Abortion & Gay Rights 'Null And Void'
A major theme at last week’s “Summer of Justice,” an event that Operation Save America convened in Wichita to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the anti-abortion Summer of Mercy, was the idea that laws that violate a particular...
Operation Save America To Police: End Violence By Outlawing Abortion
Operation Save America, the organization that grew out of the abortion protest group Operation Rescue, is in Wichita, Kansas, this week commemorating the 25th anniversary of Operation Rescue’s 1991 Summer of Mercy, in which thousands of...
Anti-Choice Leader: Tax Evasion A 'Serious Consideration' If Hyde Amendment Repealed
Marjorie Dannenfelser, head of the anti-abortion group Susan B. Anthony List, said last week that anti-choice activists should take into “serious consideration” refusing to pay taxes if the Hyde Amendment, which bars federal funds from...
Mike Pence Backed Personhood Bills To Criminalize Abortions Nationwide
There's a reason anti-choice groups are celebrating Donald Trump's decision to tap Indiana Gov. Mike Pence as his running mate: Pence has spearheaded congressional efforts to defund Planned Parenthood, even if it meant shutting down the...
RNC Preview: Dominionists To Hold Pre-Convention Christian Nation Prayer Rally
For the past couple of months, Christian-nation advocate David Lane and dominionst Doug Stringer have been organizing a day-long prayer rally that will take place in Cleveland this Saturday. Timed to coincide with the Republican National Convention...
The Anti-Choice Movement Is Going All-In For Trump
At last weekend’s National Right to Life Convention outside of Washington, D.C., there was one name that was on everyone’s minds, even if it was rarely uttered aloud: Donald Trump. Speaker after speaker discussed the 2016 election while...
Grassley Is Deliberately Obstructing Judicial Confirmations, Anti-Choice Lobbyist Confirms
A prominent anti-abortion lobbyist acknowledged this weekend that Sen. Chuck Grassley of Iowa, the chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, is deliberately slow-walking President Obama's federal judicial nominees at all levels in order to...
James Bopp: Trump The Only Choice Against '100 Percent Evil' Hillary Clinton
James Bopp, the general counsel of the National Right to Life Committee, who has been the brains behind the dismantling of campaign finance reforms and a driving force in the effort to chip away at abortion rights with incremental legal victories,...
Frank Pavone: Abortion Is Worse Than Terrorism
Fr. Frank Pavone, the head of Priests for Life, told Ave Maria Radio’s “Catholic Connection” yesterday that the choice in this year’s presidential election is not “complicated” because if a candidate supports...
The Anti-Abortion 'Seneca Falls'
Last weekend, about 500 anti-abortion activists — nearly all of whom were women — gathered in Dallas for what was billed as the first-ever “Pro-Life Women’s Conference.” The event’s organizer, Abby Johnson, said...
Pat Robertson: God Will Punish America For Abortion Rights Decision
Pat Robertson reacted today to the “terrible” Supreme Court ruling striking down parts of a Texas anti-abortion law by declaring that America will face divine judgment for allowing abortion to be legal. We have slaughtered over 55...
Anti-Choice Groups React To Whole Woman’s Health Decision: Protect 'Vulnerable' Women, Elect Trump
The reactions from anti-abortion groups to the Supreme Court’s decision in Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt have started pouring in. Most repeat the claim that the Texas law in question, which was meant to regulate the majority of...
Supreme Court Turns Back Texas Attempt To Undermine Roe
A 5-3 majority of the Supreme Court today struck down parts of a sweeping anti-choice law passed in Texas in 2013. The case dealt with the law’s targeted regulation of abortion providers (TRAP) provisions that created burdensome and...
Donald Trump Courts Activist Who Wants Abortion Providers Put To Death
During his summit with Religious Right leaders yesterday, Donald Trump took time to meet with Troy Newman, the anti-abortion extremist in charge of Operation Rescue. Newman, who was the co-chair of Ted Cruz’s Pro-Life Coalition, said that...
Pat Robertson: God Will Punish Us For Satanic Abortion Rights
Today on “The 700 Club,” Pat Robertson railed against America’s “culture of death” that “delights in killing people,” warning that God will soon punish America for making abortion legal. Robertson said that...
House GOPer: Investigate Planned Parenthood Just Because They Provide Abortions
Rep. Dianne Black, R-Tenn., spoke today at the Family Research Council about her work on the House’s “Select Investigative Panel on Infant Lives” that House Republicans convened in response to the Center for Medical Progress...
Former Tea Party Darling Defeated As Anti-Choice & Tea Party Groups Turn Against Her
Back in 2010, after the Tea Party sweep helped Republicans regain control of the House, we profiled the “10 scariest Republicans heading to Congress,” most of them Tea Party crusaders. One of these was Renee Ellmers, a former nurse who...
Georgia Anti-Choice Group Wants Abortion Providers Investigated For Violating Law That Nobody Knew About
A leading Georgia anti-abortion group wants abortion providers to be investigated for violating a law that, due to a clerical error, was in effect for seven months with nobody knowing it. CNN reports that a Georgia judge dismissed an ACLU challenge...
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