40 Years After Roe v. Wade, Women Are Still Facing Challenges to Their Reproductive Rights

Over the past two years, a number of states have introduced legislation¬†regarding a woman’s right to choose — from mandating intrusive ultrasounds to requiring parental permission.

Business Week has this handy, interactive (not to mention mesmerizing) infographic that puts it all in perspective: [Read more...]

Abortion Advocates Should Claim the Moral High Ground

Maybe we’ve been using the wrong angle when it comes to protecting a woman’s right to choose. Over at the Institute for Ethics and Emerging Technologies, Valerie Tarico has written an interesting piece in which she asks¬†whether abortion can be framed as a blessing.

Tarico claims that pro-choicers have lost the moral high ground in the ongoing debate and that has led to a backlash in women’s rights.

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We Want Religious Freedom, but Our Employees Don’t Get Any

(In response to Hobby Lobby and the politicians who want other companies to follow in its footsteps) [Read more...]

Planned Parenthood Did Not Receive $1,622 in Government Funds for Each Abortion

On election night, you might remember FOX News Channel anchor Megyn Kelly asking Karl Rove after he said Ohio was still in play for the GOP: “Is this just math you do as a Republican to make yourself feel better?”

Well, here’s another example of the Christian Right distorting numbers to suit their own agenda. Take a look at the Christian Post headline: [Read more...]

Hobby Lobby: We’ll Throw Away a Million Dollars a Day so Female Employees Don’t Get Comprehensive Health Care

As of the new year, the Christian-owned-but-secularly-run chain Hobby Lobby has to provide its employees with health coverage, including contraception (including birth control) thanks to ObamaCare.

But the owners don’t want to do that and they’re prepared to pay a penalty of $1,300,000 a day:

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