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Anti-Abortion Groups Argue That Restrictive Texas Law 'Prevents Discrimination' Against Women
In an amicus brief filed at the Supreme Court yesterday, the anti-abortion-rights groups Susan B. Anthony List and Concerned Women for America argue that a restrictive Texas law that threatens to shut almost all of the state’s abortion clinics...
Anti-Abortion Group Furious At Christie & Bush Campaigns For Mentioning Rape Exceptions
Marjorie Dannenfelser, the president of the anti-choice campaign group the Susan B. Anthony List, sent a letter yesterday to all of the remaining Republican presidential candidates, except for Ted Cruz and Marco Rubio, warning them against...
Anti-Choice Groups Are Trying To Claim The Term 'Back Alley' To Oppose Legal Abortion
Next month, the Supreme Court will hear arguments in Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt, a challenge to a restrictive Texas abortion law and a key test of the anti-choice movement’s long-term strategy of eliminating abortion access by...
Cruz And Rubio Sign Amicus Brief Urging Supreme Court To Weaken Roe
Republican presidential candidates Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas and Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida are among the 174 members of Congress who have submitted an amicus brief yesterday urging the Supreme Court to uphold a Texas anti-abortion law that...
Cruz Endorser Connects East Coast Blizzard With North Dakota Abortion Ruling
Mike Bickle, the far-right pastor whose endorsement was recently embraced by Ted Cruz’s presidential campaign, joined a group of anti-abortion activists today in linking a blizzard that hit the East Coast last month to a Supreme Court...
Lila Rose Lies About Daleiden's Indictment, Calls It 'Judicial Activism And Tyranny'
You might have thought that the indictment of the creator of a series of undercover videos smearing Planned Parenthood might have been a setback to Planned Parenthood’s opponents. Instead, as Brian pointed out on Wednesday, anti-choice...
Rand Paul Reintroduces Radical 'Personhood' Bill, Attempts To Sidestep Birth Control Controversy
Last week, Sen. Rand Paul reintroduced his “Life at Conception Act,” an attempt to ban all abortion by granting legal “personhood” to zygotes and fetuses from “the moment of fertilization,” all without needing a...
Cruz Pro-Life Coalition Leader: US Can't 'Survive Another 40 Years Of Roe v. Wade'
As we noted this morning, Sen. Ted Cruz’s presidential campaign has launched a new “Pro-Lifers for Cruz” coalition, led by the Family Research Council’s Tony Perkins along with 10 co-chairs, including radical anti-abortion...
Anti-Planned Parenthood Activist David Daleiden Gets Indicted, But The Anti-Choice Movement Still Feels Like It's Winning
In an interesting turn of events yesterday, a Texas grand jury that had been convened to investigate Planned Parenthood based on the claims of anti-abortion activist David Daleiden instead indicted Daleiden and a colleague on charges relating to...
Operation Save America: Terrorism Is God's Punishment For Legal Abortion
Operation Save America’s Rusty Lee Thomas has blamed the September 11 attacks on legal abortion in the U.S., so it’s only natural that he’s now saying that current terror threats, along with undocumented immigrants and big...
Supreme Court Rejects Attempt At Restrictive Six-Week Abortion Ban
There has long been a debate raging within the anti-abortion movement between those who have mapped out a careful strategy to slowly chip away at Roe v. Wade through incremental restrictions on abortion and those who want to launch legal...
Supreme Court Rejects Attempt At Restrictive Six-Week Abortion Ban
There has long been a debate raging within the anti-abortion movement between those who have mapped out a careful strategy to slowly chip away at Roe v. Wade through incremental restrictions on abortion and those who want to launch legal...
Evangelicals Gather Before March For Life To Plan Less Angry, Less White Anti-Abortion Movement
The annual March for Life brought thousands of people to Washington, D.C. on Friday, the anniversary of the Roe v. Wade decision. This year, Focus on the Family and the Southern Baptist Convention’s Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission...
Protesters Warn 'The Troubles For Planned Parenthood Have Only Just Begun'
On Thursday morning, about 50 protesters gathered in the bitter cold in front of a new Planned Parenthood facility that is under construction in northeast Washington, D.C. Although local protesters have been picketing the construction site for...
Cruz Touts Endorsements From Anti-Feminist Eagle Forum
Sen. Ted Cruz’s presidential campaign announced yet another set of endorsements from Religious Right leaders yesterday, this time from a number of activists working with the anti-feminist group Eagle Forum. The endorsers advertised by Cruz...
Anti-Choice Leader Explains Strategy Of 'Cutting Off Access To Abortion' By 'Going After' Clinics
The anti-choice movement has for the past several years focused, with some success, on ending access to legal abortion by regulating abortion providers out of existence. Many politicians and anti-choice groups have attempted to disguise the real...
John Eidsmoe: Planned Parenthood Deserves 'Some Of The Blame' For Shooting At Clinic
John Eidsmoe, the influential Christian Reconstructionist, Roy Moore employee and mentor of Michele Bachmann, joined Jerry Newcombe’s “Vocal Point” radio program last week to discuss President Obama’s executive actions on...
Tony Perkins: 'Blood On Our Streets' Because Of Gay Marriage, Family 'Confusion'
The Family Research Council’s Tony Perkins delivered his second annual “State of the Family Address” at his organization’s offices yesterday, a pompous affair to which he invited various supposed victims of American anti-...
Ben Carson Says He'll Confront Supreme Court On Abortion Like Abraham Lincoln On Dred Scott
In a series of interviews that they are hosting with presidential candidates for the Catholic television network EWTN, social conservative leader Robert George and his Princeton colleague Matthew Franck have asked every single candidate who has...
Santorum & Huckabee: Instead Of Gun Laws, Obama Should Oppose Abortion Rights
GOP presidential candidate Rick Santorum reacted to President Obama’s executive action on gun-sales background checks yesterday by saying that the president should instead use his role as “an African-American male from a big city”...
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