Progress! NY Times Wedding Announcement Openly Discusses Abortion

Signs of real social progress are often very subtle. They ought to be, by nature, since real progress is really a process of normalization. When same-sex marriage doesn’t merit the “same-sex” modifier, for instance, in most mainstream news publications, it’s a signal that most members of our society think beyond the… » 9/02/13 3:49pm 9/02/13 3:49pm

Woman Censored By Texan Pro-Life Senators Has Last Word on National TV

Sarah Slamen—the woman who was unconstitutionally kicked out of a Texas Senate abortion bill hearing by its Republican Chairwoman Jane Nelson—got to complete her speech slamming the dreadful law and its shameful sponsors live on MSNBC's The Last Word. Unfortunately, the bill will pass. » 7/11/13 11:50pm 7/11/13 11:50pm

Wendy Davis Says Perry's Only Goal for Abortion Bill Is US Presidency

Talking today to CBS' Face the Nation, Texas Senator Wendy Davis said Governor Perry is using abortion to boost his 2016 presidential aspirations: "Gov. Perry and Lt. Gov. Dewhurst are willing to put women in harm’s way in order to step up on the political ladder." But it may backfire, she says. » 6/30/13 4:43pm 6/30/13 4:43pm

Senator Defeats Texas' Anti-Abortion Bill After Standing for 13 Hours

Democrat Texas State Senator Wendy Davis has defeated the draconian Republican-sponsored anti-abortion bill, the toughest in the country. She stood up filibustering for 13 hours straight, without any physical aid at the senate floor. The law would have virtually banned abortion in the Lone Star state, reducing clinics… » 6/26/13 8:13am 6/26/13 8:13am

Is the Atacama Alien Skeleton an Aborted Fetus Mummy?

When a Stanford University professor said the bizarre Atacama skeleton likely belonged to a human child between the ages of six and eight, it seemed crazy. How could this tiny, long-headed creature with less ribs than standard kids been inside a child of grade-school age? Today there's a more plausible explanation: The … » 5/09/13 11:54am 5/09/13 11:54am