So this Planned Parenthood thing

I was glad to read this morning that at the very least “a GOP push to strip $317 million in federal funding from Planned Parenthood failed.” But at times like these, you have to wonder why, really, do people go after Planned Parenthood. Why is it always in the cross sights? Why is it so easyContinue reading “So this Planned Parenthood thing”

Way to go, Democrats

As Sarah Jaffe points out, Representative Bart Stupak (D-Michigan—yes, D, that’s not a typo)… doesn’t think that health insurance should provide abortion coverage. He thinks women should have to buy a separate rider that would cover abortion. Because, y’know, women like me totally plan on aborting lots of babies. The Stupak-Pitts amendment to the healthContinue reading “Way to go, Democrats”

Ross Douthat: blame the “baby-killers” and their silly demand for rights

Here you go, Jill. This op-ed by Ross Douthat basically concludes that if only the pro-choice crowd weren’t so gosh-darn uppity, Tiller would be alive today. Or something. Peoples, if you’re wondering why some elective abortions are performed later than others, go ahead and thank those among us who make access to abortion harder andContinue reading “Ross Douthat: blame the “baby-killers” and their silly demand for rights”

Late-Term Abortion, Honour Crime…

Please read this powerful account on a late-term abortion from a guest-blogger at bastad.logic. Also, check out my review of Rana Husseini’s Murder in the Name of Honour on Feministe. OK, since all of that was really intense, here’s something to bring a semblance of balance to the Force: (It gets funnier and funnier asContinue reading “Late-Term Abortion, Honour Crime…”