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When Sarah Silverman and Jesus Chat About Abortion, Who Could Possibly Be Offended? Comic promotes 'V to Shining V' rally

If there's one thing that can finally bring America together on this whole abortion issue, it's definitely a blasphemous video of Sarah Silverman hanging out with her feminist bestie, Jesus…

January 23, 2014, 9:30 AM EST

'Newsweek' Tumblr Adds to Publication's Woes Incendiary coat hanger cursor choice sparks outrage

As if Newsweek needed another headache this week. Already mired in a controversy over this week's Niall Ferguson cover story, Newsweek is receiving even more backlash this afternoon over a decision…

August 21, 2012, 1:50 PM EDT

Abortion Makes Toys Cry on Pro-Life Christmas Billboard Who will they play with now?

Toronto's Niagara Region Right to Life organization blames abortion for the "coarsening of politics and civic life," but they're the ones guilt-tripping people with sad-toy-themed billboards a week before Christmas.…

December 21, 2011, 11:18 AM EST

Unpleasant Man Humiliates Woman With Anti-Abortion Billboard

Greg Fultz, a resident of Alamogordo, N.M., spent $1,300 on an anti-abortion billboard that specifically targets his ex-girlfriend. Fultz, who probably won't be attending any Mensa cocktail receptions anytime soon,…

June 8, 2011, 8:04 AM EDT

Mother of Girl in Controversial Abortion Billboard Sues Tricia Fraser says she never agreed to the image use

The mother of a 6-year-old girl whose photo appeared on an anti-abortion billboard targeting African Americans is suing the ad company that created the campaign, claiming it violated the terms…

April 27, 2011, 9:51 AM EDT

Mom still angry about girl's anti-abortion ad

Tricia Fraser, the mother of the 6-year-old girl whose stock photo graced a controversial (and quickly yanked) anti-abortion billboard in New York last month, says she's furious that the group…

March 7, 2011, 10:15 AM EST

'House' star films pro-choice ad for MoveOn

This week's controversy over a race-centric anti-abortion billboard in SoHo—rapidly taken down—came against the backdrop of a broader political battle over federal funding for women's health services. Liberal advocacy group…

February 25, 2011, 2:53 PM EST

Anti-abortion billboard really stirring the pot

The image: a black schoolgirl in a sundress. The location: a huge billboard in New York's SoHo district. The advertiser: Texas-based anti-abortion group Life Always. The copy: "The most dangerous…

February 24, 2011, 9:45 AM EST

U.K. gobsmacked as abortion ad runs on TV

The U.K. has worked itself into a lather after the first abortion-services commercial has aired in the country. Pro-lifers are demanding that the spot below, for sexual-health charity Marie…

May 26, 2010, 11:03 AM EDT

Abortion grief ads to return to NYC subways

With abortion rights under renewed debate thanks to the Senate healthcare bill, the timing is just right for the "Abortion changes you" ads to reappear on New York…

March 15, 2010, 6:42 AM EDT