Monday Upper: Shorter USCCB — Forced Pregnancy Now, Forced Pregnancy Tomorrow, Forced Pregnancy Forever!

Not much to say: Last week, Obama offered a deft political compromise to the resurgent birth control debate (yes, I just wrote that). Despite this, US Catholic officials refused to budge from their hardline, pro-forced pregnancy position (RELIGIOUS LIBERTY!) So why the sudden Papal insurgency vs the (real)...

Morning Maddow: Komen, Planned Parenthood, and the Right’s “Vendetta Against Women’s Health”

With AMBASSADOOORRRR (and Bush Pioneer ) Nancy G. Brinker doing her damndest to seal the role as the Baghdad Bob of big money non-profs and increasingly ridiculous examples of Susan G. Komen for the Cure hypocrisy coming to light, you just knew that Rachel would have to be breaking her uncharacteristic...

Susan G. Komen for the Cure Update: Crisis Management Crunch Time

Shorter straight-talkin’ Ambassador Nancy G. Brinker, founder and CEO of Susan G. Komen for the Cure: Silly geese — Susan G. Komen for the Cure just had to throw (poor, largely non-white, disposable) women under our new, shiny, pink (pro-life) bus in order to save them! Co-sign w/ Jamison Foser:...

BREAKING: Dr. George Tiller Assassinated

Oh, fuck: George Tiller, the Wichita doctor who became a national lightning rod in the debate over abortion, was shot to death this morning as he walked into church services. Tiller was shot just after 10 a.m. at Reformation Lutheran Church at 7601 E. 13th, where he was a member of the congregation. An...

Stumped Anti-Abortionists Strike Back

Remember this quaint meme and video from sometime last week where anti-abortion protesters had no blessed clue what to do with “criminal” women who would seek and complete illegal abortions? Well, Utah has decided to try to fill this important void in outlawing illegal abortion practices —...

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