“Democrats are baby-killers!”
“Democrats are baby-killers!”
“I’m an old man,” says Dr. Curtis Boyd, “but I still don’t want to die prematurely.”
“Pro-choice? Pro-life? The truth is these labels limit the conversation.”
Sixty percent of women who end a pregnancy already have a child, and many live in counties with no abortion provider.
It’s not the economy. (via hypervocal.com)
Savita Halappanavar died after an Irish hospital refused to give her an abortion; following her death, thousands of protestors took to the streets.
“Reform is invariably propelled by shocking imagery.”
The really literal version of Obama’s campaign strategy to appeal to female voters. “The whole universe revolves around me in some way.”
“This is Cher, bitches. Do what she says … and God bless America,” Kathy Griffin says in a new web ad focused on turning out voters for women’s rights. GOP comments on abortion dominate the ad by the people behind 2008’s “Great Schlep.”
Robert Bork as Romney’s Supreme Court nominee, Roe v. Wade is overturned, and Medicare is voucherized with the help of Todd Akin and Richard Mourdock in Romney’s first 100 days, OFA imagines.
Because abortion is “putting more violence on a woman’s body.” A new day, and Democrats point to another Republican making the case against abortion in the case of rape.
Outside groups are suddenly flocking to the former pariah. But national groups are officially staying out.
In waning days of election, Missouri Republican still hopes to win back support of women.
“It was a double whammy,” says Bonjean. An Akin adviser says it’s nice to see Republicans standing behind Mourdock.
Conservatives hope to shift narrative in wake of Mourdock’s rape statement.
Tennessee Republican who pressured mistress to have an abortion finds himself under increased scrutiny just weeks before election.
“We disagree on the policy regarding exceptions for rape and incest.”
Won’t say if he still endorses.
Indiana’s Richard Mourdock says he therefore opposes abortion in cases of rape and incest. The only exception he would allow is for the life of the mother.
Everything is a women’s issue, and nothing is.
“One very frightened little girl.”
“My ability to fulfill my duties is compromised.”
The ad edits out that Romney was speaking of a hypothetical situation where it was the consensus of the country to ban abortion. Romney adds “that’s not where we are today. That’s not where America is.” Romney reiterates in the 2007 debate that his position was to return the abortion issue to states, which is also not shown in the Obama campaign ad.
Once a month, congregants from Akin’s church gather to protest abortion and emergency contraception. “He’s gospel-driven, that’s the bottom line. And he’s not afraid to speak his mind.”
“I thought about it and I was like ‘We ain’t getting an abortion.’”
Cites “ample evidence” of doctors deceiving women into thinking they’re pregnant. Another detour in to women’s health in the still-competitive Missouri race.
In a speech on the House floor, Todd Akin called it “common practice.”
In 2011, said he’d been arrested at an anti-abortion rally.
In a video address to the political social conservatives’ summit, Mitt Romney hit on the red-button issues of abortion and same-sex couples’ relationships. [Updated: Video sent at 10:47 p.m.]
The Republican vice presidential nominee addressed a social conservative audience, but made only one brief reference to marriage. Ryan never mentioned Obama’s views on LGBT issues — a stark contrast to his discussion of abortion.