Rep. Steve King's proposal relies on an interpretation of fetal development designed to stir up public sentiment against abortion, critics contend.
Hundreds of demonstrations in support of the beleaguered reproductive health services provider were held across the country Saturday.
Samantha Bee on the Fabrication of the Christian Craze Over Abortion Years After Roe v. Wade (Video)
"Many people think the new religious right arose as a response to the 1973 Roe v. Wade decision," the "Full Frontal" host says. "But that's not true."
A reading guide to the Planned Parenthood videos and what has happened since their release last summer.
In a fantastic video for the online forum Big Think, the famous "science guy" spells out the reasons he thinks "when it comes to women's rights with respect to their reproduction, I think you should leave it to women."
While the rest of us were waiting to see whether Obamacare would pass at all, some states had other plans in sight. Thanks to a politician from Michigan who proposed ridding the Affordable Care Act of any provisions for abortion coverage, a loophole was created in the law that allows state legislatures to curb reproductive rights.
The procedure, already rife with stigma because of government restrictions and the anti-choice movement, is becoming increasingly inaccessible to women who choose to exercise their reproductive rights.
During debate Monday on a House bill that would ban virtually all abortions starting 20 weeks after conception, Rep. Michael Burgess, a Republican from Texas, made what likely amounts to be the most absurd argument ever for why the country should outlaw the medical procedure.
"Surrender the Secret" will follow five women who have had abortions "on their journey together to healing and self-forgiveness" Because obviously the best place for these women to heal is on an online reality show that is publicly shaming them for their life choices .