The Company They Keep

This weekend, thousands will gather in Iowa for the 2015 National Religious Liberties Conference.  Billed as the nation’s largest religious liberties conference, the two-day event features appearances from some of the biggest names in the “religious persecution” industry. If you think it isn’t an industry, consider this – three of the guests, Barronelle Stutzman, and…

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A Very Crappy Birthday to You, Hyde Amendment

Show me an abortion restriction and I’ll show you the poor, underprivileged women who will bear the brunt of it. There is no better example of this than the Hyde Amendment. The amendment, first passed in 1976,restricts public funding for abortion except in limited cases, has had a profound impact on women who cannot afford…

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16 Candidates and Counting: The Republican Candidates and Reproductive Rights Part III

At A is For, we’re committed to helping you be as informed as possible about your Presidential candidates. These candidate profiles break down where the candidates for the Republican nomination for President stand on your right to bodily autonomy. We’re taking a close look at their reproductive rights records and what their Presidency could mean for…

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Fox News Debate Repro Rewind

In case you missed last night’s first (of at least a million) debates, here’s everything that was said in regards to abortion and Planned Parenthood.   Fox News Under Card Debate featuring Rick Perry, Carly Fiorina, Bobby Jindal, George Pataki, Jim Gilmore and Rick Santorum   Bill Hemmer, Fox News Moderator: Next question on the U.S….

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16 Candidates and Cringing: The Republican Candidates and Reproductive Rights Part II

At A is For, we’re committed to helping you be as informed as possible about your Presidential candidates. These candidate profiles break down where the candidates for the Republican nomination for President stand on your right to bodily autonomy. We’re taking a close look at their reproductive rights records and what their Presidency could mean for…

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16 Candidates and Cringing: The Republican Candidates and Reproductive Rights Part I

At A is For, we’re committed to helping you be as informed as possible about your Presidential candidates. These candidate profiles break down where the candidates for the  Republican nomination for President stand on your right to bodily autonomy. We’re taking a close look at their reproductive rights records and what their Presidency could mean…

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All Eyes Should Still Be On SCOTUS

For the past week, the nation’s eyes have been collectively glue to the Supreme Court as we waited anxiously for rulings regarding Obamacare subsidies and marriage equality. Many of us were hunched over our computers, staring at SCOTUSblog and #waitingforlyle. As each ruling came down, there was cause for celebration; Friday’s ruling especially. After a…

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Why Our Stories Matter

On Tuesday, the Center for Reproductive Rights released the latest video in their Draw the Line campaign. In it, star of the HBO series Girls Jemima Kirke detailed the abortion she had while in college and the many reasons she chose to have it. Her financial resources limited, Kirke was unable to afford anesthesia during…

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