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The Anti-Choice Movement's Big Tobacco Strategy
Abortion increases the risk of breast cancer. Abortion causes depression. Abortion isn't safe. These claims, repeated ad nauseam by the anti-choice movement, have found their way into legislative debates and even into court decisions. But they...
Personhood Leader: 'The Statewide Personhood Ballot Measure Is Dead For Now'
Gualberto Garcia Jones, the prominent anti-choice activist who drafted all three losing “fetal personhood” ballot measures in Colorado, is calling on his movement to abandon state-level ballot initiatives in favor of local initiatives...
Anti-Choice Group Moving Into Planned Parenthood Clinic Closed By Texas Abortion Restrictions
Last year, hours after Texas Gov. Rick Perry signed into law a sweeping anti-choice bill designed to shut down abortion providers in the state, Planned Parenthood announced that it would be closing three of its Texas clinics that provide abortion...
Susan B. Anthony List 'Defamed' Its Namesake With Controversial Mailer, Says Susan B. Anthony Expert
A top Susan B. Anthony expert is once again taking to task the anti-choice group Susan B. Anthony List for using the name of the women’s rights pioneer to push its anti-abortion political agenda. What drew the latest criticism from Deborah L....
Personhood Group Thanks Joni Ernst For Sticking With Them On Toxic Issue
Personhood USA is not used to electoral victories. On Tuesday, the Colorado-based group failed for the third time to pass a ballot measure granting legal rights to zygotes in its home state. It consoled itself that at least the measure —...
Laurie Higgins: GOP Establishment Is Like Tolkein's Gollum
In a blog post today, Laurie Higgins of the Illinois Family Institute (state affiliate of the American Family Association) turns to a colorful analogy to describe the Republican Party’s internal conflicts. Higgins contends that the...
Why Tennessee's Anti-Choice Measure Won, While Colorado's And North Dakota's Went Down In Flames
Yesterday, voters in Tennessee approved a ballot measure amending the state constitution to remove all legal protections for abortion rights, paving the way for state lawmakers to pass broad abortion restrictions. At the same time, voters in...
Republicans Solve Problem Of The Personhood Amendment's Unpopularity By Lying About The Personhood Amendment
For an example of the dilemma that today’s Republican Party finds itself in when it comes to abortion rights and radical “personhood” laws, look no further than Mitt Romney. After running as a pro-choice Republican in Massachusetts...
Pat Robertson: This Halloween, Give Satan A Black Eye For Legalizing Abortion
Pat Robertson, who is no fan of Halloween, today urged viewers to mark the occasion by punching the Devil in the face. “Just say, ‘I am free. On this Halloween I gave a black eye to Satan,’” he told viewers while promoting a...
Activist Hopes The Spirit Of Ronald Reagan Will Ban Abortion
Mark Olson, who claims to be “a former LGBT activist” turned conservative, is calling on abortion rights opponents to embrace his plan to recriminalize abortion by launching a convention of states to amend the U.S. Constitution and...
Michael Peroutka: Gay 'Deathstyle' Wants To 'Recruit Your Children'
In an interview with Steve Deace yesterday, Institute on the Constitution head and Maryland GOP politician Michael Peroutka claimed that the aim of LGBT rights advocates is to “recruit your children” into their “deathstyle....
Huckabee Urges States To Ignore Rulings On Marriage Equality, Abortion Rights & Church-State Separation
In an interview with Iowa-based conservative talk show host Steve Deace on Monday, former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee repeated his recommendation that governors simply ignore the Supreme Court’s decision to let stand lower court rulings...
Tom DeLay Wants To Run For Office Again To Expose 'Radical Marxist' Obama
Now that his money laundering conviction has been overturned on appeal, former House GOP Leader Tom DeLay is considering another run for political office. But first he has to sue the district attorney’s office that brought the charges against...
Jerry Boykin: 'Don't Pray For God's Blessings On America,' 'Pray That God Will Forgive Us' For Abortion And Pornography
In an interview with the American Family Association’s Sandy Rios at the Values Voter Summit this morning, Family Research Council Executive Vice President Jerry Boykin predicted that God will soon humble America with a Civil-War-like...
The GOP's Hate Summit: A Who's Who Of The 2014 Values Voter Summit
This weekend, Republican elected officials including Sen. Ted Cruz, Sen. Rand Paul, and Gov. Bobby Jindal will take part in what has become an annual ritual for potential GOP presidential contenders: they will seek to curry the favor of the...
The GOP's Hate Summit: A Who’s Who Of The 2014 Values Voter Summit
To: Reporters and editors From: Drew Courtney, Director of Communications, People For the American Way Date: September 22, 2014 Subject: The GOP's Hate Summit: A Who’s Who of the 2014 Values Voter Summit This weekend, Republican elected...
Anti-Choice Activist: Gays Demand Acceptance Because They Feel Guilty About Their 'Horrible Lifestyle'
Late last month, Molly Smith of Cleveland Right to Life and the National Personhood Alliancehosted Brian Clowes, the director of education and research at the Catholic group Human Life International, to discuss not their mutual opposition to...
Linda Harvey And Molly Smith: Anti-Choicers Must Oppose Gay Rights Because Gay Rights Cause Abortion
Molly Smith, the director of Cleveland Right to Life, lost her group’s affiliation with National Right to Life Committee last year when she criticized Sen. Rob Portman for announcing his support for marriage equality after his son came out as...
Infighting Among Anti-Choice Groups Intensifies With Personhood Trademark Feud
The effort of hardline “personhood” groups to break free of an anti-choice movement they see as too compromising is hitting a roadblock as the two major groups advocating fetal personhood are now feuding with each other . The...
WND Columnist: African Americans Should Be Protesting Abortion Rights, Not Ferguson Shooting
Mychal Massie of WorldNetDaily is angry about protests in Ferguson, Missouri, saying that the small number of people who have turned to violence mean the protestors are no better than the Ku Klux Klan. “These blacks, those like them and those...
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