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10 Times Representative Steve King Has Been Horribly Offensive

This is a man who believes immigrants are frightening, abortion is morally wrong, and birth control will lead to the end of civilization.  GETTY by ROBIN MARTY  On March 12, Iowa Rep. Steve King set the internet on fire with his undeniably racist tweet claiming, “We can’t restore our civilization with somebody else’s babies.” It […]

Changing the conversation around abortion

By Nan Little Kirkpatrick and Amanda Williams Photo by Todd Wiseman During the 2013 filibuster of Texas’ anti-abortion bill — the House Bill 2 that shut down clinics across the state — Sen. Leticia Van De Putte, D-San Antonio famously asked: “At what point must a female senator raise her hand or her voice to […]

West Virginia is Now One of Seven States With One Abortion Clinic

by Jennifer Bryant Abortion access just became more difficult for women living in West Virginia—as of January 17, there is only one abortion clinic left in the entire state. Molly Adams According to the Charleston Gazette-Mail, Kanawha Surgicenter’s sole abortion provider traveled monthly from California to the West Virginia clinic. When he was no longer […]

Good luck, women! Under the GOP health care bill, it’ll be tougher to have a baby — and tougher not to

Republicans plan to slash abortion and contraception access — and they’re also attacking affordable maternity care By: AMANDA MARCOTTE (Credit: Getty/Salon) Policy wonks and journalists are still reeling from the release of the much-ballyhooed Republican replacement for the Affordable Care Act blandly named the American Health Care Act. But it really should have been titled […]