Rick Perry Says That Unlike Obama, He Will Heal America – By Stopping Abortion

The anti-abortion National Right To Life Committee is having their annual convention this year in New Orleans. I know this because my very conservative Catholic mother is going, I’ve been hearing about it for weeks, and now she’s thrilled because my sister scored her tickets to a prayer breakfast tomorrow with Ms. Kay from the […]

North Carolina Republicans Want To Make It Even Harder For Women To Get An Abortion

Republicans in North Carolina’s state legislature bravely tackled some of the most pressing issues facing the Tarheel State yesterday, clearing out months of backlogged legislation and setting an example for state legislatures across the nation. Oh no, wait…I’m sorry, they actually passed a bill requiring women to wait 3 days before getting an abortion. In […]

Idaho GOP State Rep. Vito Barbieri Doesn’t Understand Basic Anatomy

There’s been a lot of asinine legislation proposed recently in red states, and it almost seems as if Republican legislatures are in a competition to see which one can outdo all the others in the Whiskey Tango Foxtrot category for laws. On an almost daily basis, you’ll hear about the next ridiculous, over the top […]

Why Is Congress Pushing New Anti-Abortion Laws? The Answer Is Simple

Over the last few years, pushing anti-abortion laws has moved from the back burner of GOP political priorities, to the forefront as we’ve seen recently. As soon as the 114th Congress convened, legislation was introduced to ban abortions nationwide after 20 weeks of pregnancy. Conservative bloggers like Erick Erickson over at RedState.com are absolutely in love […]