Personhood Amendment News
Marijuana, Minimum Wage and Abortion: How Last Night's Key Ballot Measures Did
Voters across the country opted for change, not just in their representatives but on ballot issues that included legalizing marijuana , raising the minimum wage -- which passed everywhere it showed up on a ballot -- and tighter controls on gun sales. VICTORIES ALASKA – MARIJUANA LEGALIZATION This
Kristen Stewart Goes Orange for New Role
quicklist: 1 title: Kristen Stewart Goes Orange For New Role text: Looks like Twilight star Kristen Stewart has ditched her brunette locks in favor of something a little brighter. The actress showed off her new orange hair color in an Instagram photo taken at the New Orleans hair salon Maison de
Jack White to Record World's Fastest Record; Get Ready for March Madness 'Final Four'
quicklist: 1 title: Jack White to Record World's Fastest Record text: Jack White has his sights set on breaking the Guinness World Record for making a record in the shortest amount of time (the Social Climber is still getting her head around that, too). The former White Stripes frontman will
Why Have So Many States Banned Abortion?
Abortions are becoming illegal in America at a rapid clip. Last week, Arkansas passed the nation's most restrictive abortion law, enraging abortion-rights supporters and sparking plans for a court challenge. But that law followed a wave of legislation in the last three years: Since 2010, 10 states
Ryan Denies Romney's Position on Abortion Has Changed
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.–After finishing up his formal debate prep before facing off against Joe Biden on Thursday, Paul Ryan denied that his running mate’s position on abortion had changed. “Our position’s unified,” said Ryan, outside the Old Farmer’s Creamery before heading to the airport to...
Mitt Romney's Softer Abortion Stance Poses Challenge To Ryan Before Debate
Mitt Romney Backs Off Abortion Stance, Puts Ryan In Tough Spot Before Debate
Democrats Tie Ryan, Romney to Akin as 'Dangerous' for Women
With Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan scrambling to distance themselves from Rep. Todd Akin’s comments about “legitimate rape,” Democrats have seized on the moment to highlight what they say are Republicans’ outdated views on women. Akin, a Republican candidate for the U.S. Senate from Missouri, told ...
Virginia Likely to Require Ultrasound for Abortion
Virginia is set to add itself to a list of seven states that require woman to get an ultrasound before receiving an abortion. Kristi Hamrick, a spokeswoman for American’s United for Life, said that the issue surrounding the Virginia bill is not “some kind of political...
Policy and Politics of Contraception Rule Fiercely Debated Within White House
“What are we doing here?” asked Defense Secretary Leon Panetta, stepping outside his wheelhouse to ask about a rising storm involving the Obama administration and the Catholic Church. “What’s the point?” It was the Fall of 2011 and Panetta had read about a proposed Obama...
The White House Defends Requiring Insurance Companies to Cover Contraception Despite Catholic Church Objections- Today's Q's for O's WH - 2/2/12
TAPPER: Two health care issues in the news today. The Susan G. Komen Foundation has decided to stop funding breast cancer screening at Planned Parenthood. Twenty-two Democratic senators just wrote a letter to the Komen Foundation asking them to change that decision. I’m wondering if...