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Navigating anti-abortion online strategy

By | 02.07.12 | 11:53 am

Updated: 6:15 p.m. EST with a clarified quote*.

In the seemingly endless war over abortion rights in America, battles are waged in legislatures, in courts and, most recently, on the Internet.

Michigan anti-abortion-rights bill would force women to pass coercion test

By | 10.28.11 | 3:36 pm

A new anti-abortion-rights bill introduced in the Michigan House Thursday calls for criminalization of “coercion to abort.”

U.S. House passes latest controversial anti-abortion-rights measure

By | 10.13.11 | 7:53 pm

Image by Matt MahurinThe U.S. House of Representatives approved an anti-abortion-rights bill Thursday night that prohibits state health exchanges created by President Obama’s health-care reform bill from covering abortion services, with limited exceptions.

High-ranking GOPers promise continued anti-abortion push in 2012

By | 10.07.11 | 2:03 pm

House Speaker John Boehner told a crowd of thousands at the sixth annual Values Voter Summit in Washington D.C., that giving birth to 12 boys and girls probably was not convenient for his mother. But she did it, one at a time.

CPC network invites babies to Congress as part of political campaign

By | 10.05.11 | 11:21 am

Heartbeat International, one of the largest networks of crisis pregnancy centers (CPCs) in the country, is inviting babies to Capitol Hill Thursday, as part of a political pro-CPC campaign dubbed “Babies Go to Congress,” according to Christian Newswire.

AUL accused of using misleading testimony in report that led to Planned Parenthood investigation

By | 10.03.11 | 4:17 pm

Anti-abortion-rights organization Americans United for Life has started shopping around a new narrative in its continued effort to defund Planned Parenthood. This narrative eschews “abortion” and embraces “taxpayer” and “bipartisan.”

Americans United for Life cheers on Stearns’ Planned Parenthood investigation

By | 09.29.11 | 1:07 pm

Responding to congressional opposition to an investigation of Planned Parenthood Federation of America (PPFA), the national anti-abortion rights group that instigated the investigation is using donor solicitations, blogs and a new petition to help drive the investigation forward.

Heroic Media using Google to divert abortion-seekers, violating the search engine’s policy

By | 09.29.11 | 9:00 am

Image by: Matt MahurinAnti-abortion-rights media group Heroic Media recently launched a new online strategy that violates Google policy.

The Texas-based organization — best known for erecting controversial billboards with phrases such as, “The most dangerous place for an African American is in the womb” – re-designed its website in late July, launching More…

Zellers blames Dayton for failed cloning-ban bills

By | 09.28.11 | 5:30 pm | More from The Minnesota Independent

House Speaker Kurt Zellers (R- Maple Grove) told pro-life activists disappointed that Republicans weren’t able to pass bills like a human cloning ban that Gov. Mark Dayton was to blame.

South Dakota anti-abortion-rights legal fund supported by mostly out-of-state donors

By | 09.26.11 | 12:43 pm

A fund created by the South Dakota Legislature in 2005 to defend a controversial anti-abortion-rights bill introduced that year is largely bankrolled by out-of-state donors, some of whom proclaim to be employees of Jesus, reports the Argus Leader.