Andy Kopsa

Off The Record: On Religion, Politics & Equality

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October 13, 2012 · Leave a comment

Virginia Delegate Englin pushes back against state sanctioned rape

My piece @ RH Reality Check Next week, Virginia Delegate David Englin (D-45) plans to change the conversation around the forced transvaginal ultrasound bill (or as we believe it is more accurately … Continue reading

February 17, 2012 · Leave a comment

Fetus Earrings and the problem with facts

“They make earrings out of them,”  the teenage girl told me.  Stone faced, pained.  I remember her eyes looked like they were begging.  She stretched out arm across the card table … Continue reading

January 25, 2012 · 6 Comments

Anti-Choicers issue pregnant lady APB

“Have you seen the pregnant mom? The young pregnant woman, probably in her 20’s, had a darker complexion with dyed red hair and tattoos on her neck and right shoulder. She also had some … Continue reading

November 9, 2011 · Leave a comment

Prop 26 and Cristen Hemmins

Proposition 26 is being voted on today in Mississippi.  The initiative Mississippians are voting on would add this amendment to the state constitution: As of now, the vote is a … Continue reading

November 8, 2011 · Leave a comment

Its all connected – Herman Cain, Personhood, women’s rights

Today Mississippi votes on, and if all indications are correct, may pass the so-called ‘personhood’ amendment today, declaring a fertilized egg is a person. Mississippi is just the latest canvas … Continue reading

November 8, 2011 · Leave a comment

The new war on Sex Ed

Beware medically accurate comprehensive sex-ed! Wisconsin will be spending some precious time today – during what is supposed to be a special session focused on jobs – arguing on the floor … Continue reading

October 19, 2011 · 1 Comment

R.I.P. Viagra Amendment. But now that you mention it….

R.I.P. Viagra Amendment Senator Coburn, Republican of Oklahoma, finally broke through the little blue ceiling  with this proposed amendment – restricting federal funding of Viagra – to the Health Care … Continue reading

March 25, 2010 · 1 Comment

No Conceivable Defense: Calling on Kansas

Ron, Wichita Eagle Reporter, kind soul for putting up with my texting for trial updates, taking Saturday phone calls from this annoying New Yorker, Sylvester, and I exchanged a brief … Continue reading

January 15, 2010 · 3 Comments

Roeder looking at potential Manslaughter Defense in Dr. Tiller murder case

And so it begins. This morning the AP is reporting that the alleged murderer of Dr. Tiller in Kansas is considering a Voluntary Manslaughter defense.  Scott Roeder is charged with … Continue reading

January 9, 2010 · Leave a comment

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