Tag: life groups

“Pro-Life” groups to honor murderers

Cartoon by Mike Luckovich of the Atlanta Constitution Three “pro-life” organizations are honoring Paul Hill, a man who murdered an abortion prover and a clinic escort. The event will include “activities at our two remaining killing centers” and a “reenactment…

The terrorism that dare not speak its name

Why is it that the media and the government never calls the “pro-life” groups who plant bombs at women’s clinics what they are: terrorists? From the AP article, entitled “Explosive found at Austin women’s clinic”: AUSTIN — A package left…

We Just Love Life So Much That We’re Happy to Threaten Yours

Or, “Pro-Life: We’ll Kill You If You Don’t Agree With Us!” An MP who called for Parliament to debate abortion limits has been bombarded with hate mail and death threats, forcing him to take stringent new security precautions. Dr Evan…

What A Pro-Life International Policy Looks Like

I posted briefly yesterday on the efforts by anti-choice groups to keep women in developing nations poor, pregnant and uninformed about their bodies. These so-called “pro-life” groups will tell you that it’s good for women in developing nations to submit…

The Next Anti-Choice Frontier: IVF

IVF treatments have helped millions of women conceive; and now the “pro-life” movement is taking a stand against them. An Illinois judge declares that an early embryo is a human being, allowing a couple to sue a clinic for destroying…

Pope speaks out on fertility treatments

No surprise here. The current Italian law is incredibly restrictive; it “bans donations of sperm and eggs, defines life as beginning at conception, and allows fertility treatment only to married heterosexual couples.” It ramins to be seen how the Italian…

Know your enemy

I read anti-choice blogs, websites and op/eds often. Why? Not just to get mad, but because I think you have to really understand what you’re up against before you can properly counter it. One thing I always find interesting about…

Sex and Carnality

Jesse at Pandagon writes on the debate over the morning-after pill in Illinois. He has a point in saying that pharmacists are speading bad science as pro-life propaganda, but concludes that this denial of medical treatment is about the fear…