‘Tantamount to Battery’

The ultrasound bill in Virginia passed the House yesterday afternoon with a vote of 61–35. The bill now goes to Governor McDonnell who has been under intense pressure to veto ...

Planned Parenthood to Be Investigated

Sarah Kliff of Newsweek just broke the news that Cliff Stearns (R., Fla.), chairman of the subcommittee on oversight and investigations for the House Energy and Commerce Committee, has launched ...

More on WaPo and Planned Parenthood

Today at 11 a.m., Clare Coleman, the author of Sunday’s “Five Myths about Planned Parenthood” piece, will be doing an online chat. This is my favorite passage from her article: Here is ...

re: Gail Collins

That’s a remarkably disingenuous, and clever, column. She throws a whole mishmash of arguments together into a stew and mixes them up to try to distract from the central fact ...

The Planned Parenthood Awareness Campaign

  One marker of progress that we’ve seen in this budget debate is increased awareness that Planned Parenthood is primarily an abortion business. They’ve been working hard over the last few weeks ...

Abortion Alternatives? Oh, My!

Mother Jones today attacks the GOP for its “plan to fund anti-abortion activists.” By this they mean a bill introduced by Rep. Cliff Stearns that would provide federal funds for ...