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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
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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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New Anti-LGBT Legislation In Mississippi Says Marriage Can Only Be Defined Between Man And Woman And That Women Can Be Fired For “Sex-Specific Standards”

Dozens of demonstrators took to the Capitol steps Tuesday during a Human Rights Campaign protest of HB1523.  Justin Sellers/The Clarion-Ledger

House and Senate have passed HB 1523, “Religious Liberty Accommodation Act”  Allows state employees, corporations, individuals, healthcare providers, and nonprofit organizations to use religion as a justification for discrimination  In the wake of North Carolina’s outrageous legislation outlawing LGBT protections and prohibiting cities or towns from enacting stricter guidelines, newly …

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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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Christian Blogger Matt Walsh Says Pro-Choice Women ‘Need To Be Reminded’ That Men Are ‘Supposed To Be Leaders’ On Abortion

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Matt Walsh, a controversial yet extremely popular Christian blogger for The Blaze, confidently explained this week that pro-choice women “need to be reminded” that men were “supposed” to be the leaders when it comes to abortion. Because, you know, patriarchy. Duh. Walsh complained that many women “actually think abortion is …

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What Happened Inside The Supreme Court Today: Whole Woman’s Health V. Hellerstedt

Court hears arguments on Texas abortion clinic law. Petitioners lawyer, Stephanie Toti at lectern.

On Wednesday there was only one issue before the Supreme Court–Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt, the first major case on abortion to reach the highest court in nearly a decade.  As most everyone predicted, the court appeared evenly divided with Justice Anthony M. Kennedy asking difficult questions to both sides. Law …

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