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Pro-life, whole-life?

The American Prospect (still publishing but in desperate need of money) has a provocative article on what it terms the “Pro-Life Paradox” – the failure of anti-abortion politicians to help those families who forgo abortions to care for their infants.  … Continue reading

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Needs More Horror!

(ht ABL) Arizona is pushing it even further: Personally I’d like to make a law that mandates a woman watch an abortion being performed prior to having a “surgical  procedure”. If it’s not a life it shouldn’t matter, if it doesn’t harm … Continue reading

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Like Two Trains Passing in the Night

Argentina and the United States. First, Argentina: Argentina’s Supreme Court ruled unanimously Tuesday that any rape victim can get an abortion, setting a historic precedent in a country where abortions are generally illegal. Until now, it had been up to … Continue reading

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Arizona “Kill Women” Bill part 2

[For the full text of the bill, check here] Okay, I’ve had more time to process this, and here’s a few bullet points. This is all pretty new still, so please chime in in the comments if you think I’m … Continue reading

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Arizona “Kill Women” Bill

[UPDATE: Thoughts on the bill are here] There’s a lot of shouting going on about this bill in Arizona regarding prenatal care. But details are a little sparse, so I’m trying to track down information. As I get more info, … Continue reading

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Hypocrites (UPDATED)

I’d like to see the mainstream media bring back all the Catholic bishops they had on their shows last week to ask them what they think about a certain bill that is about to pass in Virginia: A bill requiring … Continue reading

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Stand with Planned Parenthood

Just as the GOP war on voting rights began by targeting a single organization (ACORN), the GOP’s renewed push to ban and/or criminalize abortion everywhere and under every circumstance began by targeting Planned Parenthood.  From the moment the Tea Party … Continue reading

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Nothing but Eggs

Ahhh, Mississippi: A constitutional amendment facing voters in Mississippi on Nov. 8, and similar initiatives brewing in half a dozen other states including Florida and Ohio, would declare a fertilized human egg to be a legal person, effectively branding abortion … Continue reading

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On Killing People But Not Fetuses

Tom Flynn, the Executive Director of the Council for Secular Humanism, offers an explanation (not to be confused with a justification) of how a religious Christian could be pro-life and pro-death penalty: Being against abortion but for the death penalty … Continue reading

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How Republicans Argue

Kay at BJ relates a rare tale of reality asserting itself in political debate: Conservatives and media promoted three big lies about the health care law. The law included death panels, it funded abortions, and it was a government takeover of the … Continue reading

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Just in: The GOP wants you to get cancer in your herpes

Ezra Klein draws attention to the most important graphic in this debate over Planned Parenthood: (source: Planned Parenthood) As with all things that they supposed are “serious people” about, here, the GOP is happy to get rid of an important … Continue reading

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