What a GOP Abortion Bill Would Have Forced Me to Do

Dear Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy, Im sorry we have to meet like this. This is the refrain that plays over and over in my mind as I remember how doctor after doctor, nurse after nurse introduced themselves to me at the hospital bed I was still stunned to find myself in. At 22 weeks, six days pregnant, I was not supposed to be there, both as a practical and statistical matter. your advocacy of the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act, and to defend the incredible medical professionals who support women like me and families like ours on their most difficult daysthe medical professionals who would be criminalized by the legislation you support. Today, House Republicans under your leadership are scheduled …

Anti-abortion group uses US federal grants to push controversial fertility app

Femm app, which sows doubt about the pill, promoted by Obria group that was awarded $1.7m by Trump administration US federal grants intended to help poor women obtain contraceptives are being used to promote a menstruation tracking app funded and operated by anti-birth control andanti-abortion campaigners. The Femm app sows doubt about the birth control pill and promotes itself as a natural way for women to avoid or achieve pregnancy. The app collects womens most intimate data, including details on menstruation, sex, mood and prescription drugs. Its developers say it has been downloaded more than 400,000 times. The app is led by the nonprofit Femm Foundation, whose vocal supporter of Trumps anti-abortion policies. A approved by the Trump administration, and …

SCOTUS Chips Away at Abortion, Thomas Rants About Eugenics

In a surprise move, the Supreme Court the recent six-week abortion bans passed in Georgia, Mississippi, Ohio, and Missouri. In those cases, the courtsand almost certainly the Supreme Courtwill evaluate the bans based on how much burden is placed on women seeking to exercise their rights. Here, however, the lower court was only asked whether there was a rational basis for the fetal cremation requirement, a much looser standard. And there is: as far back as 1983, the Court held that the government has an interest in the proper disposal of fetal remains, just like it has an interest in the proper disposal of human remains. Moreover, the Indiana law has a deliberate loophole: the cremation requirement applies to health …

Whoopi Rebukes Meghan McCain for Saying Pro-Choicers Dont Believe in Science on Abortion

The Views Meghan McCain on Monday morning during a debate on the recent much-mocked call for a sex strike in response to the restrictive abortion legislation, McCain said she doesnt like clicktivism as a general rule, referencing Milanos tweet. After blasting the liberal actress for not giving her plan much thought, McCain went on to say that Milano and others need to understand that pro-life women like herself feel they are completely left out of conversations like this. It doesnt occur to her that there are women like me that dont have a problem with this bill, McCain added. This prompted a debate with fellow panelists Joy Behar and Ana Navarro, with Navarro

‘Consensual rape’ and ‘re-implantation’: the times lawmakers ‘misspoke’ on abortion

Politicians saying ludicrous things while arguing for extreme abortion restrictions seems to be common On Friday told the Missouri house that most of the rapes he had encountered in his previous role in law enforcement were date rapes or consensual rapes. While Hovis noted that these were all terrible he also stressed they were very tricky he-said-she-said situations. In any case, the lawmaker said, his real point was that, if someone was sexually assaulted they could simply take the morning after pill. Although, to be clear, he repeated this nonsense several times. An egg is only considered human life if it is in a woman According to the anti-abortion brigade, life begins at conception. It turns out, however, that there …