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Judge Deems Iowa's Fetal Heartbeat Law Unconstitutional Judge Deems Iowa's Fetal Heartbeat Law Unconstitutional

The tiniest shred of good news feels like sunlight bursting through the sky after a thousand-day-long winter.

Nurse Arrested on Suspicion of Sexually Assaulting Woman in Vegetative State Nurse Arrested on Suspicion of Sexually Assaulting Woman in Vegetative State

After investigating the alleged sexual assault of an incapacitated woman who gave birth in December despite having been in a vegetative state since she was a child, police have arrested a nurse at the Hacienda HealthCare facility who was entrusted with the woman’s care.

The 'Kids' Are Always White 

After cable news types and other mainstream journalists stumbled over themselves to accommodate rightwing conspiracy theorists, a predictably self-righteous Sarah Sanders told on herself again.

New York Dems Move to Protect Abortion Rights  New York Dems Move to Protect Abortion Rights 

On the 46th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, amid a landscape in which the fate of abortion rights becomes increasingly uncertain, a nearly decade-long effort to amend an archaic New York state law came one major step closer to fruition. The New York State Senate voted Tuesday to pass the Reproductive Health Act, amending…

AOC's Twitter Rules: 'Don't Talk Like the Founding Fathers'

On Monday, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, a phoenix rising from the ashes of the Democratic Party, appeared on Stephen Colbert’s Late Show to discuss some of her wild and crazy ideas, including that 70 percent marginal tax rate on the super wealthy, the radical notion that “social movements should be the moral compass…

March for Life Speaker Contemplates Baby Hitler March for Life Speaker Contemplates Baby Hitler

At some point between reading an ad for Quip toothbrushes and referring to aborted fetuses as “children slaughtered over the decades,” rightwing commentator and recurring boil Ben Shapiro has centered the abortion debate on the true issue at hand: Would you kill baby Hitler?

Court Upholds Validity of Vile, Deceptive Anti-Planned Parenthood Sting Videos Court Upholds Validity of Vile, Deceptive Anti-Planned Parenthood Sting Videos

Texas is one step closer to choking Planned Parenthood from receiving crucial Medicaid reimbursements thanks to a terrible decision from the conservative-leaning U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit.

All the Ways Don Jr. and Ivanka Were Reportedly Involved in the Moscow Tower Deal All the Ways Don Jr. and Ivanka Were Reportedly Involved in the Moscow Tower Deal

Crime Time may be fast approaching for the Trump family! On Thursday night, BuzzFeed News reported that, in 2016, Donald Trump privately instructed his personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, to lie to Congress about secret plans to build a Trump Tower in Moscow. This reportedly happened even as Trump repeatedly and publicly…

ICE Withholding Double-Amputee's Prosthetic Arm as He Awaits Deportation ICE Withholding Double-Amputee's Prosthetic Arm as He Awaits Deportation

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement is set to deport a double-amputee Honduran man without his prosthetic arm on Friday, and unless lawmakers intervene, his lawyers say, the U.S. government is sending the man back to a life-threatening situation.

Wisconsin Town Reeling in Wake of Teen Girl Jayme Closs's Abduction Wisconsin Town Reeling in Wake of Teen Girl Jayme Closs's Abduction

A Wisconsin town is in shock over the abduction of 13-year-old Jayme Closs and the murder of her parents, who were targeted by stranger Jack Patterson, a man who had been planning the crime since watching the teen board a school bus last fall.

Let Them Perform Abortions  Let Them Perform Abortions 

As conservative lawmakers across the country work to restrict abortion access with increasingly creative and devastating regulations, a national network of abortion rights advocates is fighting to radically expand the pool of available providers in the United States one lawsuit at a time.

MSU President Resigns After Saying Larry Nassar's Abuse Victims Have Been 'Enjoying' the 'Spotlight' MSU President Resigns After Saying Larry Nassar's Abuse Victims Have Been 'Enjoying' the 'Spotlight'

Former Michigan governor John Engler has resigned as Michigan State University’s president after outrage over his comments suggesting that women sexually abused by former MSU and Olympic team doctor Larry Nassar are “still enjoying” being in the spotlight.

We're Really in It Now 

As speculated, New York Senator Kirsten Gillibrand is officially running for president. She announced the decision on the Late Show as Stephen Colbert held her hand, which feels a little too Hollywood for something so formal, but to each their own.

Let's Laugh at the Roe v. Wade Movie Trailer

The trailer for that batshit anti-abortion film Roe v. Wade is here, and it’s incredible.

Trump Administration Official Believes Condom Use 'Robs a Woman' of 'Remarkable Chemicals' Found in Semen Trump Administration Official Believes Condom Use 'Robs a Woman' of 'Remarkable Chemicals' Found in Semen

Did you know that Robert Patterson, who currently serves as the acting associate commissioner at the Social Security Administration’s Office of Strategic and Digital Communications, has a lot of gross and hateful views? It is so surprising to find such a man with a position in the Trump administration.

Woman Who Spoke Out About Harassment on Bernie Sanders's Campaign Is Fighting to Take Back Narrative Control Woman Who Spoke Out About Harassment on Bernie Sanders's Campaign Is Fighting to Take Back Narrative Control

Giulianna Di Lauro Velez, one of the women who said she was sexually harassed while working on the 2016 Bernie Sanders campaign, is again speaking up—this time about how political pundits and critics have manipulated these experiences to fit their own narratives.

Can We Not Do 'Januhairy,' Please? Can We Not Do 'Januhairy,' Please?

Run your fingers along your legs. Do you feel stubble? Do you feel bristles of long, unruly hair? If you, like me, live in a northern altitude, then most likely you are lazily hibernating, wrapping your soft bod in scarves and wool and oversized sweaters, skipping your shaving routine for weeks on end or even all…

Attorney General Nominee William Barr Thinks Roe v. Wade Was 'Wrongly Decided and Should Be Overruled' Attorney General Nominee William Barr Thinks Roe v. Wade Was 'Wrongly Decided and Should Be Overruled'

The Justice Department finally rid itself of Jeff Sessions, but Donald Trump’s nominee to replace him, William Barr, is of course also a bad man, just of a different type. An example: Barr, who previously served as attorney general under the first Bush administration, believes that abortion should not be a…

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