Day: February 3, 2006

Friday Random Ten

1. Jay Z – Lucifer 2. Ani Difranco – Fixing Her Hair 3. Billy Holiday – Strange Fruit 4. Pearl Jam w/ Neil Young – Keep on Rockin’ in the Free World 5. Thelonious Monk Quartet with John Coltrane –…

Better News From Kansas

The Kansas Supreme Court temporarily stopped AG Phil Kline’s efforts to paw through the private medical records of patients at two Kansas abortion clinics. In 2004, Anderson issued subpoenas at Kline’s request for the records of clinics operated by Dr.…

The Right to Refuse To Treat

How far should conscience clauses be taken? More than a dozen states are considering new laws to protect health workers who do not want to provide care that conflicts with their personal beliefs, a surge of legislation that reflects the…

Saletan v. Pollitt

Need I say it again? I LOVE KATHA POLLITT. See how she takes on William “I’m pro-choice, but abortion is bad, sad, tragic, repent now!” Saletan here.

No Necking in Kansas

Crazy Kansas Attorney General Phil Kline is at it again. First, he was subpoenaing women’s private medical records. Then, he was attempted to ban Medicaid funding of abortion and defined “life” as beginning at conception. But he’s not finished. But…