Tag Archives: anti-choice

Undercover audio of Texas anti-choice training session shows how the movement relies on intimidation and harassment

TweetAs anti-choice legislation is increasingly wrapped in the friendly (and dishonest) guise of “patient safety” and anti-choice protestors carefully attempt to rebrand themselves as “sidewalk counselors,” it may be easy for some to forget that harassment and intimidation still play a vital role in the anti-choice movement’s overall strategy. But NARAL Pro-Choice Texas and Progress Texas have [...]
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The Satantic Temple uses Hobby Lobby ruling to claim religious exemption from anti-choice biased counseling laws

TweetCiting the Hobby Lobby ruling, the Satanic Temple is claiming a religious exemption from the anti-choice “informed consent” laws that require abortion providers in 35 states to give out biased, sometimes false, information about the procedure. Given that “the Supreme Court has decided that religious beliefs are so sacrosanct that they can even trump scientific fact,” the Temple [...]
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New Favorite Tumblr: Counter-protesting anti-choice protestors

TweetSaturday Chores chronicles the adventures of “a pro-choice husband/wife team from Raleigh, N.C.” as they spend Saturday mornings counter-protesting anti-choice clinic protestors–oh, sorry, I mean, “sidewalk counselors“–by holding up funny signs. Like so: Somehow there’s nothing like a sign about turtles to deflate all that self-righteous anti-abortion doom-and-gloom. Check out more of my favorite signs after [...]
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Legal abortion rate in Texas dropped 13 percent after new anti-choice restrictions

Tweet   That’s according to a new study on the impact of the anti-choice restrictions that have now forced 46 percent of Texas’ legal abortion providers to close. As we already know, the omnibus law passed last year–which also placed stricter restrictions on medication abortions and banned the procedure after 20 weeks–has dealt a disastrous blow to abortion access. [...]
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Map of the Day: “Bad medicine” laws undermine reproductive health care across the country

Tweet A new report from the National Partnership for Women & Families explores the common anti-choice restrictions that are forcing doctors to choose between following the law and doing what they know is best for their patients.  Tweet
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