Category: Reproductive Rights

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.…

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…

PBA Ban Unconstitutional. Again.

Figure it out, kids (pdf). The Ninth Circuit Court ruled on Planned Parenthood v. Gonzalez, and, unsurprisingly, that the so-called Partial Birth Abortion Ban is illegal. According to the FindLaw summary: Planned Parenthood v. Gonzales, No. 04-16621 (9th Cir. January…

It’s over

The filibuster that wasn’t. The Senate voted 73-25 to cut off debate. I can’t find a list yet of who voted which way. However, Lincoln Chaffee voted to cut off debate yet plans to vote against Alito — something that…

Missouri: A Case Study

The New York Times covered it a while back, but now Time Magazine has jumped on board to examine Missouri’s extreme limits on abortion rights — to the point where getting an abortion in Missouri is nearly impossible. Consider, for…

Exporting the Culture Wars

Working fervently to take away the rights of U.S. women just isn’t enough for domestic anti-abortion forces; now they want to infringe further on already limited rights of women in developing nations. “We don’t expect to see the United Nations…

Your priorities are showing

From Broadsheet: looks like the FDA doesn’t like fat chicks: an advisory panel of the FDA has endorsed over-the-counter sales of orlistat, otherwise known as the prescription diet pill Xenical: An FDA advisory panel voted 11-3 late Monday to recommend…

Right-Wing Abortion Views

Today, Joseph Farah does a nice job of laying out every ridiculous right-wing argument against abortion. Let’s take a look, because it’s pretty clear that the man just didn’t do his research: