Author Archive | Robin Marty

Daily B.S. — Clinics Close and “Pro-Life” Is Anything But

Welcome to our new feature, “Today’s B.S.” Contributor Robin Marty reads through the reproductive rights headlines and highlights the important ones of the day so The Broad Side readers don’t have to … 1. Anti-choice activists are ecstatic about a proposed 20 week abortion ban specifically for the city of Albuquerque, New Mexico.  Less enthused […]

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Daily B.S. — CPCs Get Sweetheart Deals, Iowa Board of Med Withholds Evidence on Telemed Ban

Contributor Robin Marty reads through the reproductive rights headlines so The Broad Side readers don’t have to… – There’s nothing that the right hates more than anything that remotely resembles taxpayer funding of Planned Parenthood. But anything goes when it comes to getting money to religious crisis pregnancy centers (“CPC”). Georgia officials have arranged for […]

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Jail That Woman! She Has To Give Birth!

The “bad” moms of Queensland, Australia are on notice — a new law is being considered that will put the “rights of the unborn child should be considered ahead of the mother,” according to the Queensland police union. The AAP reports: “Those children also deserve the right to a full life and health and should […]

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Wisconsin Senate Candidate Tommy Thompson Had to Be A Lobbyist Because “My Wife Likes To Shop”

Most Republicans are trying to run on “traditional values” like family (as long as it’s a two parent, male/female one), church, and the type of old-fashioned gender roles that would make the Cleaver Family proud. Tommy Thompson? Now he is a traditional Republican. Fighting for his political life in a tight race for Senate against […]

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