Abortion

To combat the stigma around abortion and its dangers, New Jersey abortion counselor Emily Letts decided to go pro-choice in the most unconventional, but powerful of ways. She taped her own abortion. In a Cosmopolitan.com essay, the 25-year-old explains her decision to terminate her pregnancy and why putting it on film would be helpful for women […]

The beef between Floyd Mayweather and Nelly is getting real. After taking the boxing champ’s ex-fiancée to a basketball game this past week, Floyd blasted Shantel Jackson on his Instagram, revealing that she had an abortion when she was pregnant with their twins back in December. Now, Nelly is responding to Floyd by posting photos […]

On Monday, Mississippi lawmakers determined to restrict women’s reproductive rights supported a bill that criminalizes abortions at 20 weeks, without exception for rape and incest. The bill, signed by Gov. Phil Bryant, would allow exemptions in cases where the mother’s life is in danger, or where it is determined the fetus has problems and no chance of survival. […]

Former NFL star Aaron Hernandez may face assault and battery charges after he beat up a handcuffed inmate late last month. The New England Patriot has been moved into a new cell, where he must stay for a minimum of 30 days, in addition to having several privileges provoked. Hernandez has been in prison since June […]

A day after President Obama denounced Russia’s actions against the Ukraine, telling reporters that the country was on the “wrong side of history,” Russian President Vladimir Putin defended those actions. “The only thing we had to do, and we did it, was to enhance the defense of our military facilities because they were constantly receiving threats […]

Another Republican sticks his foot in his mouth when it comes to his opinions about women and their reproductive rights. Virginia Senator Steve Martin is under fire after calling women “baby hosts” in a Facebook rant against a pro-life coalition. The rant was a response to a Valentine’s Day card the Virginia Pro-Choice Coalition sent […]

An escort from the last abortion clinic in Mississippi seems to have seen it all when it comes to patients dealing with protestors outside of the facility she works at. Michelle Colon recently talked to the Huffington Post about some of her experiences while working at the Jackson Women’s Health Organization, and they don’t sound […]

Looks like everyone wasn’t touched by Coca-Cola’s diverse Super Bowl commercial. After Coke aired the ad, featuring “America The Beautiful” sung in different languages, the company received major backlash from some viewers who felt that it was “very un-American.” Ironic, no? The Twitter hashtag #BoycottCoke was created, and much like the Cheerios ad on interracial couples, […]

A Florida man was sentenced to 14 years in prison after tricking his girlfriend into taking an abortion pill in May. Last year, John Andrew Welden and Remee Jo Lee were expecting their first child. After Welden demanded Lee terminate her pregnancy, she refused. The medical student then tricked her by giving her a Cytotec while she […]

There’s so much wrong with this story. Star NFL running back Arian Foster is being sued for asking his mistress to have an abortion. According to reports, the 27-year-old Houston Texans baller hooked up with 20-year-old Brittany Norwood, a University of Houston student, who he got pregnant and then demanded she get an abortion. The NY Daily […]

Welcome to 2013, where rape is acceptable and women have nearly zero reproductive rights. OK, that may not be entirely true, but in a society where women are told that being sexually assaulted is their fault and are denied the choice of terminating a pregnancy if a rape results in that, something is clearly wrong. […]

More than 40 children who gathered with the immigration advocacy group Fair Immigration Reform Movement (FIRM) were threatened with arrests after marching to the Congressional offices of House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) and House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA) and singing about immigration reform. Watch the video above to see a police officer demand that […]