Andy Kopsa

Off The Record: On Religion, Politics & Equality

The Blitzkrieg on Women

Is this thing on? The contents of a woman’s body  is the canvas on which right-wing Republicans have chosen to scrawl out the coordinated blitzkrieg on women. Their microphone?  The … Continue reading

February 29, 2012 · 1 Comment

Indiana Family Institute, anti-gay group gets federal funding – a lot of it

Asha Patel The culture of legislating morality runs deep in Indiana. The influence of evangelical Christian ideology on Indiana politics can be gauged by the scores of lawmakers who lined … Continue reading

February 26, 2012 · Leave a comment

BREAKING: Virginia “Personhood” shelved until 2013 same possible for forced ultrasound bill

Delegate Englin of Virginia’s 45th district just emailed me regarding the “personhood” and forced ultrasound bills: “The Senate actually took up House Bill 1, the “personhood” bill, today.  Democrats moved … Continue reading

February 23, 2012 · 1 Comment

Haltingly stupid Virgina GOP’ers: Cristen Hemmins, rape survivor tells it

State-Sanctioned Rape Via Trans-Vaginal Ultrasound: A Rape Victim’s Perspective by Andy Kopsa February 22, 2012 It has been interesting and heartening to see the massive response by the women of Virginia … Continue reading

February 23, 2012 · 1 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

Stop State Sanctioned Rape: Virginia, Texas, Iowa

Punishment for seeking a safe, legal abortion Virginia is poised to send two of the most abhorrent anti-choice bills to Governor Bob McDonnell to sign. The governor, eyes trained on … Continue reading

February 16, 2012 · 1 Comment

Ralph Lang video testimony at open hearing in WI surfaces, talks of executing abortion providers

Not enough is done to practically ensure the safety of and clinic accessibility for women seeking an abortion. Women and their doctors remain under siege, whether its the seemingly unmitigated … Continue reading

February 15, 2012 · 2 Comments

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