Topic: abortion

Pretty Soon Your Birth Control Will Be A Microchip Implant, And It’ll Last For 16 Years

Pretty Soon Your Birth Control Will Be A Microchip Implant, And It'll Last For 16 Years

In a world where everything is slowly becoming computerized, it seems weird that we still use things like paper, or plastic, or pills. …Wait, pills? Apparently MicroCHIPS Inc., with the help of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, are developing a microchip implant which could efficiently replace birth control pills. This may sound creepy, until you hear all of the amazingly convenient details. More »

Medically Necessary Abortion Could Send El Salvadorian Woman To Jail

Medically Necessary Abortion Could Send El Salvadorian Woman To Jail

A 22-year-old El Salvadorian woman only known as Beatriz may go to jail if she chooses to save her own life. According to Amnesty International, Beatriz is 4.5 months pregnant, but doctors discovered that her fetus has anencephaly, meaning it is developing without a brain nor portions of the skull and will not be capable of being carried to term. She needs an abortion, but nobody will perform it nor grant doctors permission to do so. More »

It’s Baaaack: Personhood Mississippi Proposes New Ballot Initiative, Says Voters Were ‘Confused’ Last Time

It's Baaaack: Personhood Mississippi Proposes New Ballot Initiative, Says Voters Were 'Confused' Last Time

Apparently, Personhood is just like the villain in a horror movie franchise. You might think it’s dead, but it’ll keep coming back! The controversial anti-abortion initiative that seeks to legislate life beginning at conception was voted down in Mississippi, one of the most conservative states in the country, in 2011. In fact, the ballot measure wasn’t even close to passing with only 42% of voters in favor. But that hasn’t stopped Personhood Mississippi from bringing the measure back. More »

Ala. Rep. Mary Sue McClurkin Says Abortion Removes “The Largest Organ” In A Woman’s Body: A Baby

Ala. Rep. Mary Sue McClurkin Says Abortion Removes "The Largest Organ" In A Woman's Body: A Baby

In elementary school, you probably learned that the skin is the largest organ in the human body. Alabama state Rep. Mary Sue McClurkin would like you to know that’s wrong — at least, if you’re a lady, that is. Stupid patriarchal science classes! How could all those biased biology teachers have failed to tell us ladies that the largest organ in a woman’s body is a baby?????? Squeee! More »

Victoria Jackson Likens Sandy Hook Shooting To Abortion; Gives Mike Huckabee A Run For His Money

Victoria Jackson Likens Sandy Hook Shooting To Abortion; Gives Mike Huckabee A Run For His Money

As details about the Sandy Hook school shooting came out on Friday, a lot of people argued that it wasn’t the time to discuss politics and gun laws. But Victoria Jackson was busy making the argument that killing 20 first-graders is just like abortion. Because (insert sarcastic tone here) that’s almost as helpful and appropriate as Mike Huckabee blaming the massacre on separation of church and state. More »