The Inherent Violence of Pro-Life Rhetoric

The Inherent Violence of Pro-Life Rhetoric

When a gunman opened fire last week inside a Planned Parenthood clinic, killing three people including a police officer, the response from the political blogosphere was predictable and revealing. Dozens of pundits took the murderous rampage as an object lesson in why pro-life activism, like the kind we've seen over the Center for Medical Progress's [...]

A Conversation With “Safe,” “Legal,” and “Rare”

A Conversation With “Safe,” “Legal,” and “Rare”

The following post imagines a three-way dialogue between pro-choice talking points Safe, Legal, and Rare.  Legal: Good evening, friends. Thanks for joining this conversation Safe and Rare: [together] Thank you as well. Glad to be here. Legal: I hope both of you are OK with my emceeing this thing. It’s mainly for the sake of convenience. Besides, it’s [...]