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|Archived Since:||November 10, 2008|
The responses of local anti-choice activists to Friday's shooting at a Planned Parenthood center in Colorado Springs ran the gamut from support of the gunman to equivocal rejection of violence. Image: Gordon Klingenschmitt // YouTube The post Anti-Choice Leaders’ Response to Colorado Violence Reveals Tension Between Rhetoric and Actions appeared first on RH Reality Check.
A gunman in the parking lot of a Planned Parenthood facility in Colorado Springs fired at passing vehicles Friday afternoon, as the suspect injured "multiple civilians" and at least three police officers responding to the shooting. Image: KOAA The post Civilians, Police Injured in Shooting Near Colorado Springs Planned Parenthood appeared first on RH Reality Check.
Student activists from the University of Missouri and Planned Parenthood supporters are calling on the interim chancellor to reverse the decision to revoke admitting privileges for Planned Parenthood's Columbia Health Center. Image: Shutterstock The post Mizzou Students and Pro-Choice Advocates to Take #FixItFoley to the Streets appeared first on RH Reality Check.
Our society has long needed a comprehensive and up-to-the-nanosecond book-length treatment of online harassment as both a civil rights issue and a sociological phenomenon. Unfortunately, Gendertrolling: How Misogyny Went Viral, by scholar...Show More Summary
The practice of using feminine pronouns (often in a sexually suggestive way) to refer to things such as tools, cars, and even boats is fairly common—so common that many people do not stop to question what they are actually saying, which is that women are objects. Show More Summary
Martin O’Malley released his health-care platform promising universal contraceptive coverage, Marco Rubio shifted his position on allowing exceptions to abortion bans, Hillary Clinton suggested that the Helms Amendment be reevaluated,...Show More Summary
Through the journey of two young women we can learn more about this largely invisible issue, how programs like the Covenant House empower youth to take control of their lives, and how we—those of us more fortunate—can help. Image: YESNetwork...Show More Summary
No one is suggesting you give a rundown of the Kama Sutra to your middle schooler. In fact, the truth is these conversations are rarely about sexual behavior. Image: Shutterstock The post Talking to Your Kids About Sex Is Good for Them, So Here’s How appeared first on RH Reality Check.
Monday's decision from the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals made a forceful case to the Roberts Court to block a similar Texas measure under consideration. Let's hope the justices read the opinion. Image: Shutterstock The post As SCOTUS Steps Into Fight Over Clinic Closure Laws, Another Appeals Court Rules They Should Be Blocked appeared first on RH Reality Check.
While there are systems in place in the United States that purport to help all women suffering from violence, what is rarely said is that these systems primarily benefit women who are citizens. Migrant women face multiple hurdles when it comes to accessing help, and U.S. Show More Summary
The media coverage and governmental responses to the protests in Minneapolis are missing the message that the community is protesting that the police shot Jamar Clark before he had his day in court as someone facing domestic violence...Show More Summary
Each year at Thanksgiving, I take time to remember all that I have to be thankful for, but also all the things about which I feel a personal need to remain vigilant. Image: Shutterstock The post Giving Thanks and Making Commitments appeared first on RH Reality Check.
Before the official start of the Thanksgiving holiday, we wanted to officially introduce the most recent additions to our growing staff, each of whom plays a key role in our mission to provide evidence-based news, commentary, analysis,...Show More Summary
Jason Van Dyke has been charged with murder a day before release of a video showing Van Dyke shooting Laquan McDonald 16 times. Image: CNN / YouTube The post White Chicago Policeman Charged in Black Teen’s Shooting Death appeared first on RH Reality Check.
A letter from Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston's lawyer to CNN threatening to sue if the network broadcasted the documentary film The Hunting Ground is the latest action in a series of high-profile sexual assault cases...Show More Summary
At an event considered the “final exam” for candidates prior to influential evangelical leader Bob Vander Plaats making his endorsement, candidates used the night to blast "political correctness" for interfering with their factuallyShow More Summary
The Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals rejected the Walker administration’s efforts to reinstate an unconstitutional restriction to abortion access. Image: Shutterstock The post Judge: Wisconsin GOP’s Anti-Choice Law a ‘Clear Flouting of Roe v. Wade’ appeared first on RH Reality Check.
The lawsuit filed in federal court Monday claims anti-abortion lawmakers in Texas are playing political games with family planning funding. Again. Image: Shutterstock The post Texas Planned Parenthood Affiliates Sue to Reinstate Medicaid Funding appeared first on RH Reality Check.
As there have been more and more abortion stories on television in the past few years, it’s important to recognize how groundbreaking Shonda Rhimes’ work truly has been. Rhimes is a board member of Planned Parenthood of Los Angeles, and is clearly invested in how abortion is portrayed in our popular entertainment. Show More Summary
Bob Libal of Grassroots Leadership said that the state didn't want to license detention centers as child-care facilities because there was an actual “emergency”; it sought to expedite the process and reduce the standards to meet theShow More Summary