12:30 pm, July 23rd | by Colette McIntyre
Finally there is some good news for our poor uteri: a federal judge temporarily blocked North Dakota’s new anti-abortion law — the nation’s most restrictive.
12:30 pm, July 19th | by Grace Rasmus
For those of you who thought you might get a teeny tiny break from Texas’ anti-choice insanity after Gov. Rick Perry (R-TX) finally signed SB2, we have bad (but predictable) news: Texas got even crazier.
3:00 pm, July 15th | by Colette McIntyre
After an all-night debate, Ireland passed a landmark exception to its stringent abortion ban on Thursday, allowing women to obtain the procedure if their lives are at risk. Sure, the legislation is limited and the fight isn’t over, but we’re willing to look past that (for now) and celebrate the deeply Catholic country’s step forward. [...]
3:00 pm, July 12th | by Colette McIntyre
“Flea,” “market,” and “abortions” are three words that we never wanted to hear strung together in a sentence but if the Texas state Senate passes SB1, their ridiculous anti-abortion legislation, flea market abortions will not only continue to exist, they will thrive.
6:00 pm, June 13th | by Colette McIntyre
What happens to women who are forced to carry a pregnancy to term? Well, according to Diana Greene Foster’s research, they are three times more likely than women who got an abortion to be below the poverty level two weeks later.
6:30 pm, April 22nd | by Colette McIntyre
Think Earth Day is a silly holiday? Prefer the Google Doodle for Leonhard Euler’s 306th birthday to today’s rising and setting sun? Haven’t spent a moment thinking about used batteries? WELL ALL THAT IS ABOUT TO CHANGE BECAUSE THIS EARTH DAY RAP FROM THE 1990S IS ABOUT TO ENTER YOUR BRAIN SKULL AND REDUCE AND REUSE ALL YOUR THOUGHTSPACE FOR ITS ANTI-POLLUTION POLEMIC. So word to your mother, eco-friendly is here to stay.
6:15 pm, January 24th | by Colette McIntyre
In today’s EOD roundup, we counteract our weekly analysis of the Judith Butler night terror that is The Bachelor with this list of the most feminist moments of American Horror Story.
12:30 pm, November 26th | by Laura Donovan
The CDC just announced that the number and rate of reported abortions for 2009 decreased 5 percent, giving “Dancing with the Stars” finalist and single mom Bristol Palin cause for celebration.
5:30 pm, August 20th | by Amy Tennery
EOD Monday: Hey, Todd Akin had some insane things to say about abortion a few years ago, also.
12:45 pm, July 27th | by Amy Tennery
A South Dakota Court of Appeals yesterday ruled that abortion providers must inform their patients of an “increased risk of suicide ideation and suicide,” among the other possible side effects of pregnancy termination. Of course, this ruling would make a lot more sense if an “increased risk of suicide ideation and suicide” among women who receive abortions were medically proven. Whoops.