abortion rights

Outgoing Claire McCaskill Blames Abortion Activists for Loss: ‘Shut Up!’

The Democrat blasted abortion proponents Thursday during an episode of the New York Times’ The Daily podcast after Times reporter Sabrina Tavernise pointed to McCaskill’s possibly being seen as waffling on abortion rights as a reason for her loss to pro-life Republican Josh Hawley.

Senator Claire McCaskill, in her last live interview as a U.S. senator, talks with Rachel Maddow about Donald Trump's abrupt and apparently not very well planned announcement of the departure of U.S. troops from Syria.

Where Life Won and Lost in 2018 Midterms

The pro-life movement gained victories both with ballot measures and in the U.S. Senate, but Democrat control of the House will present a fierce challenge.

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Scarlett Johansson: Right to Abortion ‘A Human Rights Issue’

Speaking at the 2016 Power of Women Los Angeles luncheon Scarlett Johansson – a longtime defender of Planned Parenthood – said the abortion business “has been under attack for many years now for…providing a safe place for legal abortions.”

Actress Scarlett Johansson attends the premiere of Marvel's 'Avengers: Age Of Ultron' at Dolby Theatre on April 13, 2015 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by )