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Theodore Shoebat Blasts Governor Fallin’s Decision To Veto Anti-Abortion Bill, Says Women Who Exercise Freedom To Choose Should Be Lined Up Before A Firing Squad And Shot

Christian extremist Theodore Shoebat. Credit: Raw Story

“If you really believe it’s murder, then the woman has to be punished. That is the logical conclusion.”   Today’s assault on women’s health and reproductive rights comes from our extremist friend Theodore Shoebat. We’ve featured his ranting before; he’s the guy who wants swat teams to raid the homes of …

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“If We Take Care Of Morality, God Will Take Care Of The Economy” Oklahoma Legislature Approves Bill Banning Nearly All Abortions

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New law making it illegal for doctors to perform abortions already being called “the most draconian statewide anti-abortion measure ever.” While America continues to distract itself with the ever-expanding circus that is the GOP Primary Cycle, state legislatures nationwide are not-so-quietly continuing their all-out assault on reproductive rights and women’s …

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Planned Parenthood Shooter Says Aborted Fetuses Will Thank Him In Heaven For Murdering Three People At A Clinic In November

Robert Dear
Credit: Associated Press

Told police he attacked the clinic in Colorado Springs because he was upset that the women’s health organization for “the selling of baby parts”  Robert Dear, the man who has confessed to killing three people at a Colorado Planned Parenthood clinic in November, idolized a fellow right-wing extremist who killed …

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State Authorities Raid California Home Of Anti-Abortion Activist Behind Undercover Planned Parenthood Videos

David Daleiden

On his Facebook page, anti-abortion activist David Daleiden posted Tuesday that his home had been raided by the California Department of Justice, which seized a laptop and multiple hard drives. Daleiden was indicted in January on a felony charge of tampering with a governmental record and on a misdemeanor charge for …

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After Defunding Planned Parenthood, Florida Governor Rick Scott Can’t Go Anywhere In Public Without Getting Scoffed

Florida Governor Rick Scott confronted at a Starbucks in Gainesville

Chewed out by Florida woman Cara Jennings for cutting medicaid and de-funding Planned Parenthood  Calls Florida Governor an “a–hole” and an “embarrassment”  Rick Scott, the Trump-loving, women-hating governor of Florida, can’t even visit a local Starbucks for a caffeine fix without hearing from disgruntled Floridians enraged over his political theater. …

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Watch: Trump Continues To Defend Assault, Stumbles When Asked If It’s Ok For A “Man To Put A Hand On A Woman”

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Speaking to John Dickerson on CBS’ ‘Face The Nation,’ Trump reiterates that he won’t be firing Corey Lewandowski for assaulting Michelle Fields  When asked about violence towards women, offers half-hearted condemnation eerily reminiscent to his “disavowing” of endorsements from white supremacists/neo-nazis  Donald Trump’s problems with women seem to only be getting …

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Missouri State Rep Mike Moon Argues Its His Right “As A Former Embryo” To Legislate Women’s Bodies

Missouri State Rep Mike Moon

Proposed Amendment House Joint Resolution 98, which would ban abortion permanently in the Missouri Constitution Insists fetuses be afforded ‘constitutional protections’ That awkward moment when a male lawmaker lectures women that it his duty “as a former embryo” to strip abortion rights from women who don’t know any better. Well, …

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Birth Control And Female Sexuality Put On Trial Again As SCOTUS Hears Zubik v. Burwell

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The U.S. Supreme Court heard a major case regarding the Affordable Care Act’s birth control benefit on Wednesday, Zubik v Burwell.  As Vox has noted, Zubik bears certain similarities to Hobby Lobby, which ruled in 2014 that “closely-held corporations” did not have to comply with the regulation under the ACA requiring all employer …

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Tennessee Ends Effort To Arrest And Incarcerate Drug-Addicted Pregnant Women After ‘Fetal Assault’ Law Found To Deter Prenatal Care And Drug Treatment

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There is good news today for pregnant women in Tennessee.  These are words I have never written before. The controversial “fetal assault” law passed in 2014 will expire this summer despite efforts by lawmakers to renew it.  The law made Tennessee the first state in the nation to criminalize the …

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