Tag Archives: abortion

Licenses for Sidewalk Counselors

McCullen v. Coakley got me thinking. Justice Scalia is intent on calling the people who stand outside offering their opinions to strangers entering clinics counselors, not protesters. The plaintiff in the case, Eleanor McCullen, claims she’s just a mother and … Continue reading

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Adding Cubs to the Pack of Lone Wolves

Two incidents are weighing heavily on my mind these days: The near-destruction of an abortion clinic in Montana. To call it vandalism is to understate the level of chaos and destruction, and the impact on the business and the clients. … Continue reading

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Where Are the Young Women?

This question  often gets asked by a generation that has been working longer than they should have been required to work to secure basic, fundamental rights to privacy and bodily integrity. We could have a long conversation deconstructing what is … Continue reading

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Bouncy Castles & Hypocrisy in the Texas Legislature, Episode #Bajillion-and-7

RH Reality Check published a report that demonstrates: Abortion is not only regulated, or well-regulated, but even highly regulated. Those regulations are not making what is already an astonishingly safe procedure any safer. I have heard member after member of … Continue reading

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You Say Potato, I Say Threatening and Creepy

One of the more notorious former Planned Parenthood employees who is now making a living off being a former Planned Parenthood employee has started a new ministry. Here she is, standing outside of a clinic where abortions (among other things) … Continue reading

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David Dewhurst & the Repro-Socialists

Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst has been on a tear, criticizing opponents of the anti-abortion legislation that the Texas Legislature passed during the second special session. One group he blamed for disrupting the process via the filibuster at the end of … Continue reading

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Another 300 Miles for Choice

I’ll keep driving to Austin as long as the legislature keeps putting forth these asinine bills designed to strip women of their right to choose abortion by making it a procedure that almost no one can access. Three of us … Continue reading

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