Texas grand jury indicts anti-abortion video producers

By now you’ve probably heard that a Harris County (Houston) Texas grand jury was convened several months ago to investigate Planned Parenthood and charges that it was selling baby parts. The case started in August, when Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick, a Republican and an outspoken opponent of abortion and Planned Parenthood, asked Harris County District … Continue reading Texas grand jury indicts anti-abortion video producers

Pro-lifers take over former Planned Parenthood building

Anti-abortion proponents have for years relied on trickery when approaching frightened, desperate women who want an abortion. On the street, in advertisements, and at the very doors of abortion clinics, they offer to “help” such women and then provide only anti-abortion propaganda. They set up fake clinics and advertise themselves as women’s crisis centers, pregnancy centers, etc. … Continue reading Pro-lifers take over former Planned Parenthood building

Huckabee continues GOP’s ignorant war on women

Mike Huckabee, former Arkansas governor and Republican candidate for president, thinks the Democrats’ view on birth control insults women. Speaking at the Republican National Committee’s winter meeting, Huck shared his ideas about how to win back the women’s vote: If the Democrats want to insult the women of America by making them believe that they … Continue reading Huckabee continues GOP’s ignorant war on women

Celebrating the 40th anniversary of Roe v. Wade

From past years on Pied Type: Despite the highly visible, sometimes violent protests, the law still stands. Why? Because it represents the enlightened compassion and understanding of the majority of Americans. The majority believes in a woman’s constitutional right to privacy, including the right to make her own decisions about what happens to her body. … Continue reading Celebrating the 40th anniversary of Roe v. Wade

Right to Lifers: You can’t make this stuff up

Yesterday the Huffington Post ran a story about Planned Parenthood clinics being targeted by suspected members of an anti-abortion group (Live Action) hoping to obtain (or fabricate?) video showing illegal activities. Not to be missed was this declaration from National Right to Life President Carol Tobias, who is concerned about sex-selective abortion in the US: … Continue reading Right to Lifers: You can’t make this stuff up