Cruz, in a press release, used a clinic technician's interest in fetal development to charge that the clinic employee thought abortion procedures were "cute." Image: Christopher Halloran / Shutterstock.com The post Ted Cruz Misrepresents Newest Attack Video Against Planned Parenthood appeared first on RH Reality Check.
Earlier this month, Christina Quintanilla, who spent four years in prison after experiencing a miscarriage, testified in front of the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights about the effects of the El Salvador's total abortion ban...Show More Summary
Two-year-old North West (daughter of Kim Kardashian and Kanye West) had just arrived at her dance class yesterday when she was once again confronted by the bane of celebrity existence: paparazzi. North West, a.k.a. “Nori,” is no stranger to swarms of cameras following her around, but I am so pleased to know that she is already comfortable […]
My opinions on such short, orchestrated events having such a major impact on public opinion aside, I was inspired by Cruz's statement (about bringing more substance into the discussion) to think about where this debate could have improved. A lot of folks agree that it was weak on substance--but what is that substantive stuff that Americans really care about, that Cruz mentioned?
Humor is a good thing to use in awkward situations. It helps to break the ice, relax the conversation and open up hearts and minds. Having a good sense of humor is helpful for de-stressing, which is why Jay Leno, Jimmy Kimmel and Ellen DeGeneres all have had great careers. Making people laugh is good […]
Wednesday's ruling is the latest loss for GOP lawmakers trying to defund the reproductive health-care provider from state-run Medicaid programs. Image: Republican Governors Association / YouTube The post Judge Orders Alabama to Reinstate Planned Parenthood Medicaid Funding appeared first on RH Reality Check.
As additional footage emerges, Planned Parenthood looks more and more like a Clinic of Corpses. The Center for Medical Progress (CMP) released an 11th video revealing Planned Parenthood’s abortion practices on Oct. 27. This time, the...Show More Summary
Planned Parenthood has recently refused to say medical care should be given to a a baby born alive after an abortion. The shocking refusal came during Cecile Richards’ September Congressional testimony under oath. Planned Parenthood’s president claimed that she never heard of a case where a baby was born alive after an abortion. In addition, […]
Colorado’s chief medical officer is trumpeting data showing that a pregnancy-prevention program has reduced teen abortion and pregnancy rates. A state GOP lawmaker says the program is "killing children." Image: Gordon KlingenschmittShow More Summary
I fell in love with TV at age 14, when I first started watching Grey’s Anatomy. Grey’s is complicated, and that’s what I love about it. It’s a show where the cast is racially diverse, and race matters. Grey’s was the first show that I ever watched where two women became a couple, and the […]
“The law has not caused major problems for California employers,” says a U.S. Department of Labor report. “The vast majority (roughly 90 percent) report positive effects or no effects in terms of productivity, profitably, retention, and morale.” Image: Shutterstock The post California Family Leave Law Has Helped Families, Businesses appeared first on RH Reality Check.
Though Paul Ryan has an undoubtedly abysmal history where gender and economic equity are concerned, the uncomfortable fact remains that his actions with regard to his personal life may have progressive effects. Image: MSNBC / YouTube The post Welcome to the Mommy Wars, Paul Ryan appeared first on RH Reality Check.
As our local chapter, Montgomery County Right to Life in Texas reported earlier this week: It is with great sadness that MCRTL shares that Daisy Baez Estrada, who was featured in the winning 2014 MCRTL Video Contest film, was killed early Sunday morning in College Station. Daisy along with her friend, Brian Gonzalez, was struck […]
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This week, we’re sharing some fantastic and fascinating long reads on the battle for reproductive rights.
"With personhood repeatedly being brought up—and defeated by landslide margins—on the Colorado ballot, it would seem relevant to the upcoming Republican debate being held in Boulder next week,” said Karen Middleton, director of NARAL...Show More Summary
Every person and quote in the app from Lady Parts Justice, no matter how ridiculous their stories sound, are real, and it’s that authenticity that seeks to inform, disgust, and entertain us. Image: Lady Parts Justice / YouTube The post Hinder Is a Progressive Jab at Anti-Choice Politicians appeared first on RH Reality Check.
So many questions arise when you try to invent justice as you go along. I’m writing from Guantánamo Bay, where pre-trial proceedings in the military commissions prosecution of the 9/11 defendants have restarted after an 18-month delay. Show More Summary
The bill was passed by the state senate with a 23-10 vote along partisan lines, after Republican lawmakers cancelled a scheduled hearing on the legislation to hurry the bill to the floor for a vote. Image: Ohio Republicans / YouTube The post Ohio GOP Passes Bill to Defund Planned Parenthood appeared first on RH Reality Check.
The Ms. Foundation released their #MyFeminismIs campaign this week with the goal of creating a more intersectional, inclusive image of what feminism is and why it’s important. “The aim of the campaign is to invite anyone who believes in the definition of Feminism as ‘the social, economic and political equality of ALL genders,’ to ‘tell us what your […]