Arizona made big strides today in its quest to be one of the absolute worst places to be a woman—or to even have a woman in your family. Governor Jan Brewer signed into law the hideous bill that redefines pregnancy as beginning at two weeks before conception. That's the earliest of any state, so if you want to get a jump start on living, try to be conceived in Arizona. The law effectively bans abortions after 20 weeks—err, 18 weeks if you're using the old counting system—except in cases of medical emergency.
Despite the fact that Arizona has already banned public funding for abortion, Governor Jan Brewer signed an even more restrictive bill that bars funding to any organization that provides abortions — namely Planned Parenthood. More » Read Post
It's unfortunately a regular weekend occurrence—by now as reliable as waking up hungover and popping Advil and lying in bed watching Law & Order reruns until 2 PM—to find that Arizona governor Jan Brewer has signed yet another anti-... Read Post