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Catholic University Obstetrics Professor: Women Less Likely To Get Pregnant From Rape

by David Badash ● 4:48 PM August 29, 2012
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An obstetrics professor who heads the Pope Paul VI Institute for the Study of Human Reproduction at a Catholic university says women rarely get pregnant from rape.

News

Local GOP Candidate: Abortion Is Like Slavery And I Would Use Deadly Force To Stop It

by David Badash ● 10:09 AM August 23, 2012
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A local New Hampshire Republican running for county sheriff is comparing abortion to slavery, and says he would use deadly force on a surgeon to prevent one from taking place.

News

Steve King: ‘It’s wrong for us to compel pro-life people to pay taxes to fund abortion’

by David Badash ● 3:50 PM August 21, 2012
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Congressman King’s comments are actually worse than first reported. Apparently, King thinks it’s OK for taxpayers to decide what they want to fund — or not fund.

Civil Rights

Pregnant? Suspected Of Being Pregnant? You Just Got Kicked Out Of School

by David Badash ● 1:42 PM August 7, 2012
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A Louisiana charter school’s policy states if you’re pregnant or suspected of being pregnant — and refuse to take a pregnancy test — you’re kicked out of school.

Bigotry Watch

Tony Perkins: Gay Marriage Will Eclipse Abortion — What Does That Say?

by David Badash ● 10:03 AM May 29, 2012

In the last line of a little-noticed report last week, Tony Perkins was quoted as stating that same-sex marriage “will make the abortion issue look minor.” Really?

Discrimination

NYC Woman Moving To AZ For ‘Pregnancy Begins 2 Weeks Before Conception’ Law

by David Badash ● 12:08 PM April 27, 2012
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Taylor Ferrara, a New York City woman, says in this video she is moving to Arizona to benefit from their new “pregnancy begins two weeks before conception” law.

Civil Rights

Tennessee: Miscarriage Will Be Murder — Legislature Passes Embryo Bill

by David Badash ● 7:00 AM April 24, 2012
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The Tennessee House and Senate have now voted to make miscarriage — or the killing of any fertilized egg — murder. Imagine the implications.

Civil Rights

‘Pregnancy Begins 2 Weeks Before Conception’ Now The Law In Arizona

by David Badash ● 2:03 PM April 13, 2012
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In Arizona women are now legally pregnant two weeks before conception, according to a new law designed to restrict abortion, signed yesterday by Governor Jan Brewer.

Bigotry Watch

AZ Legislature Passes “Pregnancy Begins 2 Weeks Before Conception” Bill

by David Badash ● 3:25 PM April 11, 2012
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The Arizona Legislature yesterday afternoon passed three harsh anti-abortion bills, including one that defines pregnancy as being two weeks before conception.

Civil Rights

Andrew Sullivan’s Knock Out Quote About The Catholic Church On the Contraception Issue

by David Badash ● 11:18 AM February 15, 2012
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Discussing the Church’s opposition to Obama’s requirement that all employers — even, yes, religious ones — offer free contraception services to their employees.

Civil Rights

Female Lawmaker: Men Must Have Rectal Exams For Erectile Dysfunction Drugs

by David Badash ● 2:41 PM February 1, 2012
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Democrat Janet Howell of Virginia proposed a bill requiring men to get rectal and cardiac exams prior to receiving prescription erectile dysfunction medications.

Marriage

UCLA National Poll: 7 Out Of 10 College Freshmen Support Gay Marriage

by David Badash ● 3:36 PM January 26, 2012
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A new poll finds that 71.3% of college freshmen support same-sex marriage equality, and 60.7% of college freshmen believe abortion should be legal.

Bigotry Watch

All Sex Not Between Married People Should Be Criminalized Says AFA Host

by David Badash ● 4:36 PM December 18, 2011
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Bryan Fischer of the anti-gay hate group, American Family Association, called for making all sex not between two straight married people, illegal.

Civil Rights

Abortion: New CNN Poll Finds America Remains Steadfastly Pro-Choice

by David Badash ● 8:00 AM September 16, 2011
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A new poll on abortion finds almost no change in America’s desire to remain pro-choice. The poll finds 78% of Americans want abortion to be legal, and 21% illegal.