For Rick Santorum, a Pregnancy That Is the Result of Rape Is a ‘Broken Gift’

Rick Santorum attempted to justify one of his most bizarre stances in an interview with Piers Morgan on Friday, and the results were predictably scary: Morgan: Do you really believe, in every case, [abortion] should be totally wrong, [including] cases of rape and incest? You’ve got two daughters… If you had a daughter that came [Read More...]

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...]


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