Round up: The war against women

Just as Libertarians and Republicans are calling for less government, we’re witnessing the opposite – more government – for women. More budget cuts, too. Meanwhile, the military and fatherhood initiative (including marriage promotion) is safe. Here’s a round up of articles on the biggest assault – abortion.

I saved the best for last, so please scroll down to see how progressive groups are fighting back!!

This is a 2006 article by Jennifer Pozner that’s still relevant today:  It discusses the anti-abortion fanatics

The terrorists who aren’t in the news

http://www.alternet.org/story/43182/

 What’s behind the surge of abortion bills?

http://swampland.blogs.time.com/2011/03/24/whats-behind-the-surge-of-abortion-bills/?xid=rss-topstories

The GOP’s plan to fund anti-abortion activists

http://motherjones.com/politics/2011/03/gops-plan-fund-anti-abortion-activists

GOP bill would force IRS to conduct abortion audits

http://motherjones.com/politics/2011/03/gop-bill-irs-abortion-audits

The House GOP’s plan to redefine rape

http://motherjones.com/politics/2011/01/republican-plan-redefine-rape-abortion

Revealed: The group behind the bills that could legalize killing abortion providers

http://motherjones.com/politics/2011/02/americans-united-life-justifiable-homicide-bills

Anti-abortion bill passes in Idaho

http://www.feminist.org/news/newsbyte/uswirestory.asp?id=12932

There is NO waiting period for gun purchases in SD, but a woman must wait to have an abortion-

SD anti-abortion bill requires 3-day waiting period

http://www.feminist.org/news/newsbyte/uswirestory.asp?id=12930

SD Rep who authored abortion bill nixes Sharia ban

http://motherjones.com/mojo/2011/02/sd-rep-who-authored-abortion-bill-nixes-sharia-ban

Of course he did

 In Michigan, class war and war against women converge

http://www.alternet.org/newsandviews/article/539083/in_michigan%2C_class_war_and_war_against_women_converge/#paragraph2

 Georgia lawmaker’s anti-abortion proposal could punish women for miscarriages

http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2011/02/26/georgia-lawmakers-anti-abortion-proposal-punish-women-miscarriages/

Ohio heartbeat bill poses biggest challenge to Roe v. Wade yet

http://abcnews.go.com/Politics/ohio-heartbeat-bill-abortion-paves-roe-wade-challenge/story?id=12876224

20 week abortion ban passes Iowa house panel

http://www.rhrealitycheck.org/blog/2011/03/25/week-abortion-passes-iowa-house-panel

Exclusive: Progressive groups launch campaign to fight GOP’s War on Women

http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2011/03/25/exclusive-progressive-groups-launch-campaign-to-fight-gops-war-on-women/

Notice there are only men in the photo

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