Good evening denizens of Balloon Juice! John has been harassing me to post a photo of my new dog Lilly, so much so that one would think that it was personal affront to him that I had not done so. So here she is! She’s a papillon/pomeranian mix and she’s five years old. So far […]
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I wrote this post about twenty-week abortion bans for RH Reality Check, and it explains what a circuit split is, so if you ever wanted to know what that means, you should read this! But you’ll have to click outside the blog which I know causes some of you great consternation. You have been thusly […]
Last week, the North Carolina GOP attached a bunch of abortion restrictions to an anti-sharia law. The outrage was such that Governor Pat McCrory vowed to veto it unless significant changes were made to the bill. Hooray! Except, no — not really. Even though it appears that Governor McCrory will keep his word and veto […]
Texas Senator Wendy Davis is currently on hour 4 of her 13 hour filibuster of #SB5, a pernicious bill that will result in all but five clinics being closed in Texas, and will ban abortion after 20 weeks. (You can watch the livestream here.) For the past several days, there have been protests at the […]
Just in case you weren’t aware that reproductive rights and bodily autonomy for women hinges on a male and what he does or doesn’t do with his penis, here’s Texas Republican Congressman Michael Burgess — a former OB/GYN, no less — citing masturbating fetuses as a reason to outlaw virtually all abortions after 20 weeks. […]