Tag: Abortion

Scalia’s Abortion Bender

NORFOLK, VA—Saying “Fuck this shit, I’m stopping beating hearts with my bare hands,” Justice Antonin Scalia, overlooked for the vacated position of Supreme Court chief justice, went on a spiteful abortion-performing bender over the weekend. “If I’m not going to…

Katrina Links

What happens when you move people from LGBTQ-friendly New Orleans and into not-so-friendly areas of Texas? You get arrested for taking a shower. Social analysis of the hurricane: Damn you single black welfare mothers for letting your animalistic sons run…

Susan Wood, an Interview

The Village Voice has a great interview with Susan Wood, the former director of the FDA’s Office of Women’s Health, who resigned after a sneaky move to keep the morning-after pill, called Plan B, off pharmacy shelves even after some…

Fetal Pain Is a Myth

Taking on one of the most highly charged questions in the abortion debate, a team of doctors has concluded that fetuses probably cannot feel pain in the first six months of gestation and therefore do not need anesthesia during abortions.…

Voices of Choice

Physicians who provided abortions before Roe v. Wade: A Multimedia Project. Worth a view.

Culture of Life: Death Be Not Proud

Gerri Santoro was the mother of two daughters, and recently estranged from her abusive husband. For whatever reason, Gerri met another man, Clyde Dixon, and (gasp!) had sex with him. She became pregnant. Fearful of what her husband would do…

Back Home Again

Bats Left Throws Right has even more context on the politicians involved in the Indiana Planned Parenthood fishing expedition. I must say, this characterization of Indiana state legislature is spot on hilarious: “…the usual anti-abortion monkeyshines in the World’s Third…

Opinions sought from non-trolls

Flute here, not Lauren. I’ve just been speaking at length with my local MP about his position on abortion as it was reported that he is against government funding for it. He said that although he is personally against abortion,…

More than just a woman’s issue

While I’m on this tirade about the abortion “debate” its important to remember that this issue concerns more than purely women’s rights. Let me make this abundantly clear. The cutting of government funding, or restriction in any way of abortions…