Federal Judge Declares Some Texas Abortion Restrictions Unconstitutional

A partial setback for the pro-life crowd out of Texas.

Air Force Now Accepting Single Parents, Pregnant Women

The Air Force will now allow pregnant women and single parents to join.

Texas Senate Passes Abortion Bill

Texas has become the latest state to attempt to restrict abortion rights, and North Carolina isn’t far behind.

Rick Perry Won’t Run For Re-Election

We won’t have Rick Perry to kick around any more.

Texas Abortion Bill Back Before The Legislature, And It Will Pass This Time

The Texas Legislature is putting up its controversial abortion bill again, but don’t expect things do end the way they did last week.

Texas Abortion Bill Filibustered

A thirteen hour filibuster by Wendy Davis ran out the clock on a special session of the Texas legislature, apparently defeating an abortion bill that passed 19-10 after time expired.

Questions For “Constitutional Conservatives” Regarding The House’s Abortion Bill

Why did House Republicans vote overwhelmingly for a bill that their own theories would find to be unconstitutional?

Diversity, Stupidity, and Willful Ignorance

Why won’t the “women don’t get pregnant from rape” meme die?

Obama Administration Changes Strategy, Drops Age Restrictions For Morning After Pill

The Administration has accepted reality in its fight against a ruling that made the “morning after” pill available regardless of age.

Finland’s Cardboard Baby Boxes

Finland gives all parents of newborns a cardboard box for their babies to sleep in. No, they’re not homeless.

Are There Limits To DNA Testing By the State?

The state of Mississippi is going to use DNA evidence to track down statutory rapists. Why not deadbeat dads?

Older Mothers Have Taller, Thinner Kids

Kids born to over-35 mothers tend to be taller and thinner.

Ruth Bader Ginsburg: Roe v. Wade Went Too Far

Justice Ginsburg made some interesting comments about Roe v. Wade recently. Could they be a signal about where the Court is headed on gay marriage?

FDA Makes Plan B Available Over The Counter To 15 Year Olds

The FDA has modified it’s rules on the availability of a politically controversial form of birth control.

Federal Judge Voids FDA Rule Barring Minors From “Morning After” Pill

A Federal Judge has stepped into a Culture War minefield, but that doesn’t mean he’s wrong.

Child Cured of HIV

A baby born with AIDS eighteen months ago has reportedly been cured.

40 Years Later, Roe v. Wade Enjoys Majority Support

40 years after Roe v. Wade, support for the decision is still strong, but the effort to restrict it continues apace.

40 Years Later, Majority Opposes Overturning Roe v. Wade

40 years later, the public continues to support the Supreme Court’s decision in Roe v. Wade.


Demographics are not destiny; policy positions drive decision, ultimately.

The GOP Platform’s Abortion Plank Could’ve Been Written By Todd Akin

The GOP Platform will include an abortion plank that Todd Akin would love.

An Observation about Akin

Ironically, the Congressman was trying to avoid actually taking a stand on the question of abortion in the case of rape.

Todd Akin Says He’ll Stay In Race, While Republicans Continue To Abandon Him

Todd Akin says he’s staying in the race, but his party is abandoning him.

How Much Do You Have To Hate Yourself To Wish Your Mother Had Aborted You?

A columnist for The Guardian says she wishes her mother had aborted her.

John Edwards Not Guilty On One Count, Mistrial On Remaining Five Counts

The John Edwards trial is over. This should be the end of the matter.

The Perils Of A Cashless Society

There are advantages to cash that electronic transactions cannot replicate.

Virginia’s Foolish Personhood Law

Virginia has become the latest battleground for advocates of laws that define life as being at conception.

Proposed Virginia Law Will Force Women To Undergo Invasive Ultrasound Examinations

A bill likely to become law in Virginia will require all women seeking abortions to undergo an invasive ultrasound examination.