Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: An Odd Exchange

Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring tenants' rights, abortion rights, and ... the right to speed?

07/10/2013 By Morning Fizz

That Washington

DelBene: Proposed Sweeping Abortion Ban "Unconscionable" and "Unconstitutional"

Freshman US Rep. Suzan DelBene calls a proposal that passed out of a house committee today to ban all abortions after 20 weeks' gestation "unconscionable" and "unconstitutional; meanwhile, a Republican makes more neat comments about rape.

06/12/2013 By Erica C. Barnett

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: Philosophical Gotcha

Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring questions about taxes and double standards.

02/04/2013 By Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: A Negative Piece of Pie

Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring: demonizing, undermining, and perplexing.

01/22/2013 By Morning Fizz

This Washington

Hobbs, Litzow to Reintroduce Reproductive Parity Act

Republican Steve Litzow joins Democrat Steve Hobbs in reintroducing legislation that would require insurers that cover maternity care to also cover abortions.

01/09/2013 By Erica C. Barnett

Afternoon Jolt

Thursday Jolt: Fuse vs. Koster; Inslee vs. McKenna

The day's winners and losers.

11/01/2012 By Afternoon Jolt

The C is for Crank

Koster: No Reason to Allow Abortion for "The Rape Thing"

First Congressional District candidate John Koster says he sees no reason to allow abortions in the case of "the rape thing," and then elaborates. And elaborates.

10/31/2012 By Erica C. Barnett


News Council Rules Against KUOW on Crisis Pregnancy Center Story

A media watchdog group rules that local public-radio station KUOW erred when it failed to contact an anti-abortion group for a story about crisis pregnancy centers.

04/06/2012 By Erica C. Barnett

The C is for Crank

What Does Abortion Have to Do With the King County Sheriff's Office? Plenty.

No, the King County sheriff doesn't make laws governing abortion or women's rights. But that doesn't mean his views on those subjects are irrelevant.

04/03/2012 By Josh Feit

That Washington

New King County Sheriff: My Position on Abortion Has Evolved

The new King County sheriff, who supported anti-abortion bills as a Republican state legislator in Minnesota, says his views on choice have "evolved."

04/02/2012 By Erica C. Barnett


New King County Sheriff Sponsored Anti-Choice Bills

As a Republican state legislator in Minnesota, King County's new sheriff, Steve Strachan, sponsored bills putting new hurdles in the way of women seeking abortions.

04/02/2012 By Erica C. Barnett

The C is for Crank

Oklahoma Abortion Law Struck Down Over First Amendment Concerns

As proposals to legislate against abortion falter all across the country, a judge strikes down an Oklahoma anti-abortion law on First Amendment grounds.

03/29/2012 By Josh Feit

The C is for Crank

A Letter to Obama: Please Don't Take the Ladies for Granted

President Obama assumes he'll get the women's vote, but won't speak up for their basic health-care requirements.

03/14/2012 By Erica C. Barnett

The C is for Crank

Dispatches From the War On Women

This week in the war on women.

02/22/2012 By Erica C. Barnett

The C is for Crank

The Arguments Against the Reproductive Parity Bill

The anti-abortion contingent speaks out against the state reproductive parity act.

02/17/2012 By Erica C. Barnett

The C is for Crank

Science: 1, Unnecessary, Invasive Medical Procedures, 0

Survey says: Forcing women to get sonograms does not reduce the abortion rate.

02/06/2012 By Erica C. Barnett