"Abortion: Stories Women Tell" avoids politics, instead letting women share accounts of how they coped with governmental restrictions on the procedure.
They were armed with a robust arsenal of sound bites and knew how to spin her weaknesses into headline gold. They were armed with a robust arsenal of sound bites and knew how to spin her weaknesses into headline gold.
Planned Parenthood has been enduring a reinvigorated assault from the right of late, and once again, because all the services of the women's health organization are being filed under the heading of "abortion," the whole "women's health" aspect is overshadowed. Guess who loses?
The Texas gubernatorial hopeful, who rose to fame after her nearly 13-hour filibuster in the Senate of the Lone Star State, stopped by "The Daily Show" to share her views on conservatism in Texas and her ideas on the lopsidedness of voter ID laws.
Truthdig Editor-in-Chief Robert Scheer and the other "Left, Right & Center" panelists ask whether Syria can be solved and respond to a new study that finds it's no harder to climb the economic ladder today than it was 20 years ago.
When Wendy Davis proclaimed that she is "pro-life" -- a description long since appropriated by conservatives opposed to abortion rights -- the right-wing media practically exploded with indignation.
In the months after the U.S. Supreme Court gutted the Voting Rights Act under the argument that it is no longer necessary, regressive voting laws are taking root that threaten to snap the country back to the 1950s, disenfranchising minorities and women.
The Texas abortion law filibustered by state Sen. Wendy Davis was diminished in court Monday by a federal judge, although most of the measure will go forward unchanged.
A look at the day's political happenings, including Harry Reid speculates about the likelihood of Congress taking up gun control again and scandal-plagued San Diego Mayor Bob Filner is due to begin therapy.
The Democratic state senator has responded to her colleague's request that she "should reimburse the taxpayers for the entire cost of the second special session."