Savita’s Law and the Sorry State of Reproductive Rights in Ireland

Ten months after Savita’s death, has anything changed for women in Ireland?

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Just When You Thought It Couldn’t Get Any Worse: North Dakota’s Newest Abortion Bans

Yep, just when we thought it couldn’t get any worse, North Dakota pushes into law what is undoubtedly the most anti-choice legislation to ever crawl from the bowels of uberconservative hell.  Did they think that this week’s Supreme Court deliberations would mean that progressives weren’t paying attention? Read More Just When You Thought It Couldn’t Get Any Worse: North Dakota’s Newest Abortion Bans

South Dakota “Justifiable Homicide” Bill Tabled For Now

Earlier this week, the South Dakota legislature considered a bill that would expand the definition of “justifiable homicide” to protect people who attempt to prevent the death of an unborn fetus. Read More South Dakota “Justifiable Homicide” Bill Tabled For Now

Political Roundup 1/28

We’re back with another litany of Congressional chicanery, including a bill to redefine the word “rape” and another to privatize Medicare and another to enslave politicians to corporate money, but don’t worry! There’s a funny Jon Stewart video to balance it all out (that will balance it all out, right?). Happy Friday, guys! Read More Political Roundup 1/28