Federal Judge Issues Injunction to Stop North Carolina From Using ‘Pro-Life’ License Plates

North Carolina has decided to compete with Georgia in the license plate arena. The North Carolina legislature approved a license plate which would read “Choose Life.”* Yesterday, a federal judge put a stop to this nonsense with a preliminary injunction. Katherine Lewis Parker, Legal Director of the ACLU North Carolina Legal Foundation (which argued against [Read More...]

Personhood Ballot Measure Rejected in Mississippi

Hallelujah… Via Joe. My. God. who adds: This is a HUGE loss for the Family Research Council, which lobbied fiercely to essentially outlaw abortion in Mississippi. The bill, as written, would have also outlawed some methods of birth control. [Read more...]

If Every Aborted Child is in Heaven…

This clip has been around for months but this is the first time I’ve seen it. Kate Smurthwaite, a member of the National Secular Society, appeared on the British show “The Big Questions” and gave arguably the best possible response to a religious man’s claim that “every aborted child is in heaven”: And then she [Read More...]

Heading Into the Man Cave

I watched this infuriating-yet-hilariously-entertaining segment about women’s reproductive rights and Mitt Romney on Rachel Maddow last night and it had me all sorts of smiling beginning at the 3:55 mark… Send it to your favorite Republican relatives. And, you know, men. [Read more...]

Why is a Canadian Mayor Making a ‘Pro-Life Week’ Proclamation?

In Kelowna, British Columbia, Mayor Sharon Shepherd has bowed down to a Christian group and issued a proclamation that says September 24th to October 2nd will be “Protect Human Life Week.” “It is the intention of this proclamation to promote respect and protection to all human life, especially the infirm, the aged, the handicapped and [Read More...]


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