2011 marked a banner year in the Republican war on woman’s health. Close to 1,000 anti-abortion bills sped through state legislatures as the GOP-led House led a “comprehensive and radical assault” on a federal level. But in surveying their arsenal this year, 10 bills stood out as particularly perturbing and far-reaching efforts to stymie women’s access to abortion services, birth control, and vital health services like breast cancer screenings.
Aside from being obsessed over getting one man fired (President Obama), the only thing the GOP has managed to accomplish all year is to pass redundant abortion bills and protect the interests of corporations and the top 1 percent of our country’s population.
Here are ThinkProgress’s nominations for the most extreme attacks on a woman’s right to choose: