Posts Tagged ‘anti abortion rights’

Michigan anti-abortion-rights bill would force women to pass coercion test

Posted on: October 28th, 2011 by Sofia Resnick 1 Comment

A new anti-abortion-rights bill introduced in the Michigan House Thursday calls for criminalization of “coercion to abort.” (more…)

Operation Rescue offers ammunition to House GOP trying to pass anti-abortion insurance bill

Posted on: October 13th, 2011 by Sofia Resnick 2 Comments

Flickr/visual.dichotomyUPDATED: 2:50 p.m. EST, with clarification*

Anti-abortion-rights group Operation Rescue has released its most recent undercover look at the American abortion industry, using excerpted audio recordings to show “millions of tax dollars are already paying for abortions each year.” (more…)

CPC network invites babies to Congress as part of political campaign

Posted on: October 5th, 2011 by Sofia Resnick No Comments

Heartbeat International, one of the largest networks of crisis pregnancy centers (CPCs) in the country, is inviting babies to Capitol Hill Thursday, as part of a political pro-CPC campaign dubbed “Babies Go to Congress,” according to Christian Newswire. (more…)

Dem Mathis is SD 18 nominee

Posted on: September 29th, 2011 by The American Independent No Comments

The Linn County Democratic Central Committee made short work of their special nominating convention for Iowa Senate District 18 Tuesday night, and the outcome came as no surprise. Former television news anchor Liz Mathis will be the Democratic nominee.

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Americans United for Life cheers on Stearns’ Planned Parenthood investigation

Posted on: September 29th, 2011 by Sofia Resnick No Comments

Responding to congressional opposition to an investigation of Planned Parenthood Federation of America (PPFA), the national anti-abortion rights group that instigated the investigation is using donor solicitations, blogs and a new petition to help drive the investigation forward. (more…)

California ‘personhood’ amendment designed to ban abortion in cases of rape, incest, fetal anomaly

Posted on: September 28th, 2011 by Sofia Resnick 1 Comment

On Wednesday, the Union City, Calif.-based anti-abortion-rights group California Civil Rights Foundation (CCRF) announced it is submitting language to state Attorney General Kamala Harris for the “California Human Rights Amendment,” marking the latest push for a “personhood” amendment in the U.S. (more…)

South Dakota anti-abortion-rights legal fund supported by mostly out-of-state donors

Posted on: September 26th, 2011 by Sofia Resnick No Comments

A fund created by the South Dakota Legislature in 2005 to defend a controversial anti-abortion-rights bill introduced that year is largely bankrolled by out-of-state donors, some of whom proclaim to be employees of Jesus, reports the Argus Leader. (more…)

Pearson making good on anti-GOP-incumbent promise

Posted on: September 21st, 2011 by The American Independent No Comments

Although some in GOP politics have called her actions “divisive,” freshman lawmaker and tea party favorite Kim Pearson is only making good on a promise. (more…)