“Kicking Abortion’s Ass” – the sequel, gets passed at the Con Con.

From Kady O'Malley:P-207 - legislation to make assault causing harm to fetus a separate crime - PASSED Moving on to the most controversial resolution of the afternoon, we get an impassioned defence of the proposal, followed by notice from Ian Brodie that he’ll be sticking to the most stringent rules for the debate. A delegate from the East Coast … [Read more...]

When everything old is New™ again!

Transparency. Who would have imagined, in their wildest dreams, that Stevie and his Harpocrites would succeed in changing the meaning of that word to its complete opposite?“The way we can protect our democracy is through openness and transparency, and when the important political debates take place in public. To close access completely to their … [Read more...]

Don’t be lettin’ that door hit’cha on your way out.

Sarah Palin riffing on a theme:"I'm like, OK, God, if there is an open door for me somewhere, this is what I always pray, I'm like, don't let me miss the open door," Palin said in an interview with Fox News on Monday. "And if there is an open door in '12 or four years... 10 Nov 2008 The Associated Press "If there is an open door in 2012 or four … [Read more...]

“The difference between pro-choice and pro-abortion”…

I can imagine that some people will start to write and chastise me for the title of this commentary before they even read what I write. It has become very apparent to me that many people don't actually read what is written and consider the points I make; they just like to tell me how wrong I am.Does this whining, plaintive and victimized tone sound … [Read more...]

A tale of two grandmothers of note.

At Birth Pangs, we don't often mention the matriarchs because many of our blog posts are inspired by current news items regarding women's reproductive health and choices. So we are pleased to feature today two grandmothers who have made choices in support of their own daughters' choices. First up: Jaci Dalenberg of Ohio decided that she would … [Read more...]