Roe v. Wade

  • Blogs

    September 2, 2014

    Welcome to Country Music Time Machine

    Country music has an interesting relationship with current events. Unlike other forms of pop that deal with one form of fantasy or another -- starlets forever falling in love with that guy who is just out of reach; aspiring rappers' dreams of a ghetto-fabulous lifestyle, for example -- country draw ... More >>

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    August 1, 2014

    [PHOTOS] Stop Patriarchy Protests Outside Harris County GOP Office

    If the War Against Women is a national battle, Texas is ground zero. That's according to Sunsara Taylor, a leader of Stop Patriarchy, a movement that is attempting end to the enslavement and degradation of women -- notably when it comes to the right to an abortion and the production of pornography. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 5, 2014

    Women Are Having Fewer Abortions: Here's Why

    The Guttmacher Institute, a pro-choice think thank, but one that is also considered to have most reliable numbers and statistics when it comes to abortion data, has released a study showing that abortion rates are as low as they've ever been since Roe v. Wade (1973). Only 17 of every 1,000 women are ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 28, 2014

    White and Educated? You're One of the Reason Politics Are So Polarized

    If you're white and have a college education or greater, you're probably (one of) the reasons our politics is so polarized. Using abortion, a polarizing issue if there ever was one, as a proxy, researchers have shown that since 1980, educated whites' stances on abortion have skewed in two very diffe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 23, 2013

    Season's Eatings in December 1913: Memories of Christmas Past

    As a Victorianist, I'm often nostalgic for a past I've never experienced. The material trappings of the late 19th century and early 20th century fascinate me, and while I certainly don't want to return to a time of corsets and cholera epidemics, I still long for some of the culinary traditions of ye ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 15, 2013

    California, Bucking Other States, Expands Access to Abortion

    As you can see from this chart, since the 2010 mid-term elections there has been a significant uptick in abortion restrictions. State legislatures in Texas, Ohio, North Dakota (overturned in Court), Wisconsin (also blocked in court) and Pennsylvania (among others) have all enacted restrictions on ab ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 16, 2013

    Abortion Returns to the Supreme Court: A Preview

    Abortion. Just to read the word provokes strong mental images, emotions and opinions. Since the tea party mid-term elections in 2010 swept in some very conservative legislators in states across the country, abortion, after taking a back seat to economic issues, has become a hot button issue again. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 25, 2013

    Feministing's Jessica Valenti on Accessible Medical Care And Not Resting On Your Laurels

    Feministing founder Jessica Valenti will have a lot to talk about Monday when she speaks at the annual Planned Parenthood Gulf Coast Roe v. Wade Luncheon. There's the fortieth anniversary of the landmark Supreme Court case, plus the news this week that the Pentagon has removed the ban on women servi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 22, 2013

    Roe v. Wade, 40 Years On: Rick Perry Still Carries The Battle Flag

    The 40th anniversary of Roe v Wade is not so much a time of celebration, Rep. Donna Howard told a small crowd on the south steps of the Capitol this morning, as it was a look at the progress towards healthy women and healthy communities. Some of that, liberal lawmakers predict, is likely to erode t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 16, 2012

    Pro-Lifers To Walk From Houston To Dallas

    Thirty-nine pro-life women will walk, beginning tomorrow, from the Planned Parenthood building in Houston to the federal courthouse in Dallas, "where it all began." "All" meaning Roe v. Wade, which heralded America's descent into the Satan-worshipping, baby-killing, Muslim-led swamp that it is toda ... More >>

  • Film

    June 3, 2010

    Born Identity

    Mother and Child grapples with adoption (but only adoption).

  • Blogs

    September 24, 2008

    The American Wife Of George Bush: A Book Review

    What’s it like to be married to George W. Bush? Imagine marital bliss with a man who farts often and calls it “tooting his own horn,” enjoys his whiskey and the occasional snort, has skills in the oral sex department and is overly concerned with his “legacy.” This is Charlie Blackwell, a f ... More >>

  • News

    May 19, 2005

    Westward Whoa!

    Stem cell restrictions could send Texas Medical Center researchers fleeing to California

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    February 10, 2005
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    October 16, 2003
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    October 2, 2003

    Go, Baby, Go

    Behind the barricades with the Pro-Life Cougars and their dead-fetus pictures

  • Calendar

    May 29, 2003

    Blunt Force

    BMC plays ragga jungle at NoDo's Underground Lounge

  • News

    October 31, 2002

    Dead Heat

    Veteran Danburg tries to hang on against Wong in the new 134th District

  • News

    May 2, 2002

    Child Support

    The same extreme measures that saved Sidney Miller at birth also severely disabled her 11 years ago. Texas courts are still trying to determine who should pay for it -- and could set a legal precedent in the process.

  • News

    November 9, 2000

    Of Love and Hate

    Houston-filmed Buchanan ads are decried as racist

  • News

    September 14, 2000

    XX Marks the Spot

    Christie Lee Littleton's chromosomes nullified her marriage, but paved the way for a groundbreaking one

  • News

    February 5, 1998

    A Question of Life

    Doctors told Mark and Karla Miller their unborn daughter would face a life of pain and illness. Then, against the Millers' wishes, Woman's Hospital did everything it could to keep the newborn alive. Last month, after an extraordinary trial in a Houston co

  • Film

    April 3, 1997
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    January 18, 1996
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    January 26, 1995
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    October 13, 1994


    With big bucks and blessings from on high, Eugene Fontenot comes out from behind his wall to buy a seat in Congress