Woman Serves Year In Jail For ‘Coat-Hanger Abortion’

Tennessee woman enters felony guilty plea in exchange for her release from prison in “coat-hanger abortion” case. In December, 2015, Anna Yocca was arrested for allegedly using a coat hanger to try to end her pregnancy.  At the time, Yocca was charged with attempted first-degree murder in the incident, and faced the possibility of a [Read More…]


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Kentucky Approves Anti-Abortion Bills: Rep. Claims ‘God Does Not Make Mistakes’

Kentucky lawmaker justifies abortion ban by claiming “God does not make mistakes.” Saturday Kentucky’s state legislature passed a pair of controversial anti-abortion bills. One bill, Senate Bill 5, bans abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy. The Hill reports the ban does not include exceptions for instances of rape or incest, and only permits abortions after [Read More…]


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Kentucky GOP Seeks Abortion Ban: Women Have No Choice After Conception

Republicans now in control of the Kentucky legislature work to criminalize abortion. In yet another example of the Republican war on women, GOP legislators in Kentucky are moving to radically restrict reproductive freedom for women. The Courier-Journal reports a 20-week abortion ban is one of the first 11 bills being considered by the GOP-controlled legislature. [Read More…]


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Federal Judge Blocks Texas Fetal Burial Rule

A federal judge blocks a controversial Texas law requiring fetal remains be cremated or buried. In a move meant to penalize and stigmatize women and abortion providers, Texas recently approved new rules requiring health care facilities that perform abortions to bury or cremate fetal remains instead of disposing of them in a sanitary landfill like [Read More…]


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Oklahoma Mandates Anti-Abortion Signs In Public Restrooms

Oklahoma plans to force hospitals, nursing homes, restaurants, and public schools to post anti-abortion signs inside public restrooms. On Tuesday Oklahoma’s State Board of Health approved regulations for the anti-abortion signs. The new signs will read: There are many public and private agencies willing and able to help you carry your child to term and [Read More…]


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Satanic Temple Challenges Ohio’s Anti-Abortion Bill

Standing up for women, the Satanic Temple fights Ohio’s fetal heartbeat bill, which would effectively ban abortion if signed into law. Once again the Satanic Temple challenges Christian extremists determined to rob women of their right to bodily autonomy and safe, legal abortion services. Earlier this month Ohio lawmakers passed a controversial “Heartbeat Bill” that [Read More…]


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Ohio Passes Fetal Heartbeat Bill That Would Effectively Ban Abortion

Christian extremists push draconian anti-abortion bill through Ohio’s Republican led House and Senate. Ohio lawmakers have passed a controversial “Heartbeat Bill” that would ban abortions in that state from the moment the heartbeat of a fetus can be detected — which usually occurs about six weeks into a pregnancy. The bill would ban abortion, without [Read More…]


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Christian Doctor Removed 3-Year-Old Girl’s Clitoris To Prevent Masturbation

Revealed: The secret and shocking history of female genital mutilation in the USA. When one thinks of female genital mutilation, one usually thinks of foreign lands and non-Christian religions, yet female genital mutilation (FGM) was not uncommon among conservative Christians in the United States. In fact, it was not uncommon for conservative Christian leaders and [Read More…]


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Satanic Temple Fights Texas Fetal Burial Rule

Satanic Temple fights back after Christian extremists mandate funeral services for fetuses. The Satanic Temple says new rule in Texas mandating fetal remains be cremated or buried violates their religious freedom. In a move meant to penalize and stigmatize women and abortion providers, Texas approved new rules requiring health care facilities that perform abortions to [Read More…]


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Texas Now Requires Funeral Services For Aborted Fetuses

Christian extremists in Texas mandate fetal remains be cremated or buried. In a move meant to penalize and stigmatize women and abortion providers, Texas approved new rules this week requiring health care facilities that perform abortions to bury or cremate fetal remains instead of disposing of them in a sanitary landfill like other forms of [Read More…]


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