Samantha Bee and Patton Oswalt Explain How Crisis Pregnancy Centers Mislead Women

On last night’s Full Frontal, Samantha Bee explored Crisis Pregnancy Centers — the often Christian-run clinics which don’t actually help women in any meaningful way. More than anything else, they just want to confuse women who are seeking abortions in order to talk them out of it.


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Having a Child By Your Rapist Is “a Silver Lining” Provided By the Lord, Says Missouri GOP Politician

It can occasionally be hard to tell whether someone is trolling and attempting to make a reasonable argument. Such was the case in the Missouri legislature the other day, when this exchange occurred during a debate on a bill that would outlaw all abortions in the state.


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Ted Cruz Picks Carly Fiorina As His Running Mate… in a Race They’re Both Going to Lose

Ted Cruz is set to announce that Carly Fiorina will be his running mate — which, let’s face it, only matters in the fantasy election taking place in his head.


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Planned Parenthood Protest Countered by Satanic Temple “Fetal Idolatry” Demonstration

Last August, when the now-debunked anti-Planned Parenthood videos were circulating and there were protests at clinics across the country, The Satanic Temple held one of the more effective counter-demonstrations, sucking all the attention away from the people who want to force women to have babies by pouring gallons of milk over two women.

It worked then and it worked this weekend, too. On Saturday, as nationwide Planned Parenthood protests were taking place once again, members of the Satanic Temple of Detroit showed up outside clinics in Ferndale and Detroit.

In a display of what they called “fetal idolatry” that involved bondage fetish wear, baby masks, diapers, and group flagellation, the protesters were eventually painted gold by “adoring fetal idolizers.”

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Conservatives Are Flipping Out Over a College Skeptic Group’s Abortion Rights Display

Last week the University of North Georgia Skeptics Society held an event designed to get people talking about reproductive rights. They made fetus-shaped cookies, handed out pizza, and put out signs that encouraged students to write down why abortion should stay legal. The event itself was pretty routine. There weren’t many complaints (other than from students who generally oppose abortion itself).

But the other day, after conservative blogger Matt Walsh posted this image from the event on Facebook, it quickly began circulating around the anti-abortion blogosphere:


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