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Personhood Group Compares Rival Anti-Choice Activists To ISIS
American Right to Life, an anti-choice “personhood” group that rejects the larger anti-choice movement’s strategy of chipping away at abortion rights through incremental measures, has taken the movement’s internal warfare to...
Troy Newman: Legal Abortion To Blame For California Drought
In a speech to Jim Garlow’s “Future Convention” in San Diego on Tuesday, Troy Newman, head of the anti-choice group Operation Rescue, blamed legal abortion for the years-long drought in California, saying, “There are no...
Anti-Choice Leader: Abortion Ban's Rape Exception Is 'Abominable' but Politically Necessary
Sen. Lindsey Graham is pushing for a vote on a 20-week abortion ban, similar to one recently passed by the House. While he has the support of major anti-choice groups including the Susan B. Anthony List, Americans United for Life and the National...
Promise Keepers Draws 'Battle Lines' And Demands 'No Compromise!'
Promise Keepers, a Christian “men’s ministry” founded by former Colorado football coach Bill McCartney, is celebrating its 25th year. The group’s current militarized language and imagery matches the increasingly violent...
Does Scott Walker Even Know What's In His Mandatory Ultrasound Law?
Scott Walker has been receiving plenty of blowback for his recent comments about a bill he signed mandating medically unnecessary ultrasounds for Wisconsin women seeking abortions, most recently a scathing column by Gail Collins in the New York...
From Wisconsin to Washington, Anti-Choice Legislators Push Unconstitutional 20-Week Abortion Bans
In Congress and state legislatures across the country, right-wing politicians are pushing hard to construct new barriers to women exercising the constitutional right to have an abortion. Earlier this month the U.S. House passed a bill banning...
Just Weeks Before Saying Abortion Should Be Left To The States, Rand Paul Wanted To 'Bypass Roe v. Wade'
Sen. Rand Paul’s recent remark that the issue of abortion rights would be best handled “by the states” rather than “under the 14th Amendment” and his ambiguous answer to the question of “when does life begin...
Wisconsin 'Pro-Life' Group Wants To Remove 'Medical Emergency' Exception From Abortion Ban
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker has indicated that he will sign a 20-week abortion ban that provides an exception only for pregant women who are suffering a “medical emergency” — and even in those cases, the doctor would likely be...
Scott Walker: Ultrasounds Should Be Mandatory Since They're 'A Cool Thing'
In an interview with conservative talk radio host Dana Loesch on Friday, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker defended his anti-choice record, saying that a bill he signed requiring that women seeking an abortion first obtain a medically unnecessary...
A '9/11 Every Day': The Radical Anti-Contraception Ideology That Links The Duggars And The Anti-Choice Right
The sex abuse scandal engulfing the Duggar family has put yet another unwanted spotlight on Quiverfull, the radical self-proclaimed Christian “patriarchy” movement of which the Duggars are the most prominent spokespeople. But what is...
Flip Benham: Legal Abortion Led To Baltimore Riots; Gays Must 'Be Free Of Homosexual Bondage'
Today on “Sandy Rios in the Morning,” Operation Save America’s Flip Benham said that the prevalence of violent crime and recent riots in cities such as Baltimore are part of God’s punishment for the legalization of abortion...
Joel Rosenberg: Thanks To Legal Abortion, 'Judgment Is Coming And There's No Way Out'
Yesterday, Sen. Ted Cruz joined a roster of Religious Right extremists at the Family Research Council’s “Watchmen on the Wall” pastors’ conference, where he promised to “always, always, always” stand for the...
Far-Right Tea Party Candidate Poised To Win GOP Gubernatorial Nomination In Kentucky
Matt Bevin, the Tea Party favorite who unsuccessfully challenged Kentucky Sen. Mitch McConnell in the 2014 Republican primary, is now leading in a tight race for the Republican nomination for governor. An early count has Bevin ahead by 83 votes...
Scott Walker To Anti-Choice Leaders: I Didn't Mean What I Said About Abortion Being Between 'A Woman And Her Doctor'
Last night, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker met with a few dozen social conservative leaders in Washington, including representatives of the Family Research Council, Concerned Women for America and the National Organization for Marriage, attempting to...
Anti-Choice Leader Admits Rape Exceptions Are 'Political,' Goal Is To Outlaw All Abortion 'From Conception'
A long-simmering debate within the anti-choice movement about whether anti-choice bills should contain exceptions for survivors of rape and incest emerged yet again in the recent debate over a House bill that would outlaw abortions after 20 weeks of...
Trent Franks: 20-Week Abortion Ban Will Make Americans Realize Legal Abortion Is Like Slavery
In an interview with the Family Research Council’s Tony Perkins this weekend, Rep. Trent Franks acknowledged that his 20-week abortion ban, which passed in the House last week, is meant to “completely undermine” Roe v. Wade, and...
Rick Wiles: God Is Sending Drought And Famine To Punish Us For Gay Marriage, Legal Abortion
Yesterday on “Trunews,” End Times radio host Rick Wiles said that God is using bird flu and other viruses, along with the California drought, to punish America until it decides to ban same-sex marriage and criminalize abortion. “...
Rape Exception In Abortion Ban Divides Anti-Choice Movement
As the House prepares to vote on a bill banning abortion after 20 weeks of pregnancy, a top priority of the biggest anti-choice groups in the country, a leader of the “personhood” movement is urging members of Congress to vote against...
James Dobson: America Eclipsing Nazi Germany
Speaking on Family Research Council President Tony Perkins’ radio program this weekend, Focus on the Family founder James Dobson warned that “immoral behavior” is leading America to be worse than Nazi Germany. Dobson’s fellow...
House GOP Schedules Vote On 20-Week Abortion Ban That Still Includes Hurdles For Rape Survivors
Back in January, House Republican leaders cancelled a vote on a 20-week abortion ban, the top legislative priority of anti-choice groups, shortly before it was scheduled to take place on the anniversary of Roe v. Wade. A group of more moderate...
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