Herman Cain Comes Out in Favor of Choice, Effectively Ending Short-Lived Political Career

By: Thursday October 20, 2011 10:30 am

Well, it was fun while it lasted. Here’s the Pizza Guy talking to Piers Morgan last night about abortion.


Early Morning Swim: Rachel Maddow’s Commentary on the Second Anniversary of the Assasination of Dr. George Tiller [VID]

By: Wednesday June 1, 2011 4:58 am

“Dr. George Tiller was murdered May 31, 2009, by an anti-abortion extremist whose goal was to make abortion less available. And today, two years later, there is no abortion provider in Wichita.”

Early Morning Swim: Republicans Continue Their Assault on Choice, Reports Rachel Maddow [VID]

By: Friday May 27, 2011 4:44 am

Look, if one of our female soldiers gets pregnant as a result of rape — it’s her fault. She should’ve planned ahead.

For Obama, Abortion Proves Not So Much a Right as a Bargaining Chip

By: Monday April 11, 2011 4:20 pm

At the end of the health care debate, when Obama was desperate to get the final bill passed in the House, he agreed to make a deal with Bart Stupak (D-MI) on the issue of abortion, by offering an executive order that restricted the availability of insurance coverage for reproductive health. The right to abortion for many in need was traded away as a bargaining chip to get that final bill passed.

Last week, as part of the negotiations to get a budget for the rest of fiscal year 2011, President Obama again decided to use abortion rights as a bargaining chip to secure a final deal

Right-Wing “Small Government” in Action: Texas Senate Passes Mandatory Sonogram Law

By: Friday February 18, 2011 10:30 am

Just a reminder of what “small government” looks like under our Republican overlords in Texas.

Meet the HR3 Ten: Heath Shuler

By: Wednesday February 9, 2011 6:30 pm

So! H.R.3 supposedly won’t redefine rape anymore, but the fight’s just getting started. We learned last week that the new Congress followed H.R. 3 with H.R. 358, the Protect Life Act, which would redefine “conscience” clauses to allow pregnant women to die if saving them would require harming the fetus.

Early Morning Swim: Rachel Maddow on the GOP’s Love of Big Government

By: Wednesday February 9, 2011 4:54 am

Get big gubmint out of my wallet and back into my sister’s uterus where it belongs!

Culture Of Life Strikes Again!

By: Friday February 4, 2011 6:01 pm

Think the it’s-not-rape-unless-there’s-screaming “No Taxpayer Money For Abortion Act” is bad? Check out the GOP’s Orwellian “Protect Life Act.”

Which Come First: The Children Or The Eggs?

By: Friday January 21, 2011 6:01 pm

So, anyone missing Rick Santorum yet? The guy who once named a stillborn fetus “Gabriel” and took it home to meet his kids still has trouble with that oh-so-tricky distinction between “person” and “not-a-person.”

Why Does The Humane Society Hate Puppies?

By: Tuesday October 5, 2010 6:01 pm

In the long and storied history of phony pretzel-logic right-wing arguments, this is surely one of the all-time greats.

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