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1 min ago | She Knows
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1 hr ago | The Daily Breeze
The day Marcelo and Rocio learned they were expecting a baby, they said it was as if their souls had returned to their bodies. The married couple, both in their early 30s, had been trying to conceive for three years.
3 hrs ago | Daily Kos
So the viral thing this summer was the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. Yes, I did it too--right after I finished the Chicago Triathlon.
5 hrs ago | New Yorker
Those words-"undue burden"-represent Justice Sandra Day O'Connor's most important triumph during her long and consequential tenure on the U.S. Supreme Court. Almost single-handedly, O'Connor rewrote abortion law.
6 hrs ago | News Max
It's interesting how fictitious movies can reflect the currents of reality. I often find myself viewing films, music videos, and visual arts from the sensory perspective of how reality can actually be stranger than fiction.
8 hrs ago | Examiner.com
Newsweek magazine 's columnist Anna Quindlen serves as a perfect example of half-thought, which means that a person does not include both cause and effect but merely one or the other. Anna Quindlen points out that " Roe v.
10 hrs ago | Mother Jones
In the hours before Missouri Republicans overrode Democratic Gov. Jay Nixon's veto and passed one of the harshest abortion bills in the country , a handful of Republican women - party activists, a local officeholder, and operatives who support abortion rights - drove to Jefferson City and begged lawmakers to reconsider. When cornered, some GOP lawmakers made a confession.
Five years ago - almost to the day - President Obama told lawmakers and the American public in a specially called joint session of Congress on health care reform that "under our plan, no federal dollars will be used to fund abortion." Then, in an 11th-hour ploy to garner a remnant of pro-life congressional Democrats absolutely needed for passage of Obamacare , the president issued an executive order on March 24, 2010, that said: "The Act maintains current Hyde Amendment restrictions governing abortion policy and extends those restrictions to newly created health insurance exchanges."
Despite the administration's pledges to the contrary, a number of Obamacare exchanges appear to be sending taxpayer dollars to cover insurance plans that provide elective abortions, according to a new Government Accountability Office report. Taxpayer funding from the Department of Health and Human Services has long been barred for being used directly to fund abortions or to fund insurance plans that cover elective abortions - with the exceptions of rape, incest and danger to the mother's life.
Let's be clear. As the majority of the population, the majority of registered voters, and the majority of those who actually show up at the polls, women can determine the outcome of any election.
The City of Fredericton says it received a "significant number of complaints" from residents who discovered graphic anti-abortion postcards in their mailboxes on Monday morning. The postcards depict the remains of a purported five-month-old aborted fetus, along with a photo of Liberal Leader Brian Gallant and the message: "A vote for Brian Gallant and the Liberals is a vote for this."
A video produces by the campaign of Attorney General Luther Strange asks, "Which is it, Joe?" in accusing Democratic challenger Joe Hubbard of contradictory statements on abortion. A Democrat running for Alabama attorney general on Monday said he would demand that TV stations not run an ad he calls false and misleading.
If they did, we sought to find out how much the abortion surcharge is and how that surcharge is billed. The effort was partly intended to reveal how "transparent" and accessible this information was - it turns out it's anything but.
NARAL Pro-Choice America -- an extreme abortion advocacy organization that re-branded in 2003 by scrubbing 'abortion' from its official name -- blasted out a nationwide fundraising email to supporters over the weekend, entitled, "insulting even for Fox News." It expressed indignance over some outrageously outrageous comments made recently by a Fox News commentator: Namely, yours truly.
PBS recently aired "After Tiller," a documentary that lauds doctors in the United States who openly perform late-term abortions. The film leaves out essential facts, falsely stereotypes the pro-life movement, and disingenuously sanitizes the practice of partial birth abortion.
From aid for Israel to abortion to Medicare, Sen. Rand Paul has been shading, changing or dropping some of the positions he espoused as a tea-party-backed candidate and as a new senator. Sen. Rand Paul wanted to eliminate aid to Israel.
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