Missouri Contraception Law: Legislators Approve...
The Republican-controlled Missouri House of Representatives overwhelmingly approved a bill Wednesday afternoon that would allow the denial of certain medical services to women for religious reasons, following an emotional debate where the majority leader was forced to deny he compared women to farm animals.
Sandra Fluke, Nicolle Wallace, Chelsea Clinton And...
For Sandra Fluke, the Georgetown University law student who unwittingly stepped into the national spotlight when she argued the case for contraception coverage in front of Congress and was called a “slut” by Rush Limbaugh for her effort, the talk show host’s slur wasn’t only an insult. It was also an opportunity.
Your Body Is a Battleground
Ohio lawmaker decries ‘hypocrisy’ of ‘vicious’...
In a video uploaded to YouTube on Tuesday, Ohio state Sen. Nina Turner (D) blasted Republicans across the country for pushing legislation aimed at reducing a woman’s access to an abortion.
WI Senator Wants Women Who Can’t Afford Birth...
“Go online and type in, ‘what if I can’t afford birth control?’” “If you can’t afford it, you can get birth control in this country,” Johnson explained. “You can get it. Go online, type it in. It’s easy to get.”
9 Lies Republicans Tell About Women's Bodies
IUDS: Pamper, Pamper, Pamper -- Plus 9 Other Tips...
Great article about the IUD.
We Need More Heels Running Around Capitol Hill
Today, as women represent more than 50 percent of the population, and after more than 90 years of having the right to vote, why are we not seeing an increasing number of women in politics, either running for office or in policy making? And, more importantly, how can we exponentially close the gender gap for those in office and in leadership roles within government? Some would suggest that there...
The GOP’s woman problem is that it has a serious...
Interesting article from New York Magazine.
If You Don't Yet Realize How Serious The War on...
No retreat: 101 assaults in the War on Women
America's Greatest Threat...?
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Reversing the Sixties: The 2012 Republican Agenda
“One of the most surprising aspects of contemporary Republican politics has been their across-the-board attack on women’s health services and women’s rights. Rather than an isolated misogynistic program, these attacks should be viewed as one part of a conservative agenda to role back gains made in the sixties.”
GOP congressman to women: Give your money to...
“I think these are very precarious times for women, it seems. So many of your rights are under assault,” he said, “I’ll tell you this: Contribute your money to people who speak out on your behalf, because the other side — my side — has a lot of it. And you need to send your own message. You need to remind people that you vote, you matter, and that they can’t succeed without your help.”
Wisconsin Lawmaker: If You Are Being Beaten, Just...
“If you need any further proof that we are in the midst of a full-on patriarchal biblical-religious war on women, a Wisconsin lawmaker is happy to provide it.”
MTV, Girltank Seek 10,000 Young Women With...
Alaska Republican Says Women Should Have To Get...
As if this all wasn’t ridiculous enough… “Conservatives aren’t even bothering to cover up the real reasons why they want to ban abortion anymore. Now they’re just admitting that they want to force women to be submissive to men. A male Republican lawmaker in Alaska has let the cat out of the bag.”
Women continue to fill Rick Perry's Facebook Wall... →
waithowdoipost: I’m still laughing at some of the comments. “Governor Perry, I am experiencing mid-cycle cramping. Is this a punishment from god for not getting pregnant this month?” “Dear Governor Perry, I’m confused why insurance would cover Viagra but not female contraception. Clearly, as a Christian, you realize God blesses only certain men with limp dicks so that those men do not...
The Elephant in the Womb
Found on Tumblr
Rhode Island Joins War Against Women, Bill Would...
“Most surprisingly, the sponsor of the bill is female Democratic Rep. Karen L. MacBeth, who says that the bill is merely an informed consent bill designed to give information to women before they terminate their unwanted pregnancies.” Another enemy of her own gender.
Mr. England, unlike the calves and pigs for which you expressed so much empathy,...– Soraya Chemaly: 10 Reasons the Rest of the World Thinks the U.S. Is Nuts (via chocolateinthelibrary)
rcmclachlan: Just saw a commercial for Viagra. “So, why would you let something like erectile dysfunction get in your way? Talk to your doctor to make sure you’re healthy enough for sex.” Meanwhile: Women, HOW DARE YOU WANT TO TAKE BIRTH CONTROL, YOU BUNCH OF SLUTTY McWHOREBITCHES.
"AZ GOP lawmaker wants women ‘to watch an...
This woman is a traitor to her own gender. Sickening. “Personally I’d like to make a law that mandates a woman watch an abortion being performed prior to having a surgical procedure,’” Proud said. “If it’s not a life it shouldn’t matter, if it doesn’t harm a woman then she shouldn’t care, and don’t we want more transparency and education in the medical profession anyway? We demand it everywhere...
Sandra Fluke Says She Would Consider Running For...
Sandra Fluke said Tuesday that she’d been asked to run for office, and she didn’t rule it out — someday.
Celebrating Women's Health and the Affordable Care...
As we ride out another month of attacks on women’s health care, let’s take a moment to mark an important milestone. It was two years ago this week that President Obama signed into law the Affordable Care Act (ACA), a significant step in fixing the country’s broken health system.
Lady Amalthea: PLEASE read this and share. →
jaythorne: 10 Reasons the Rest of the World Thinks the U.S. Is Nuts I cannot believe how stupid the American Government has become. Below is a quote from the article. “This week the Georgia State legislature debated a bill in the House, that would make it necessary for a woman to carry a…
More than half of American women live in places... →
kissingthebee: Today in sad but not surprising news… According to a new Guttmacher report, in the last decade, the percent of all reproductive-age women living in states hostile to abortion rights has jumped from about a third to more than half. What exactly does “hostile” mean? Pretty much what you’d expect: A whole slew of laws – from ultrasound requirements, waiting periods, insurance...
Its a purple paradise!!!!: I take Birth Control...... →
purpleparadisehuzzah: The government does not have the right to tell me what to do with MY body… if I want to take birth control I have the right to and my insurance is going to pay for it… what gives them the right to tell me what I can and cannot do concerning my uterus… I take bc for medical reasons. I have…
crazy how corporations are people but women's...
"Chuck Winder, Idaho Lawmaker, Suggests Women Use...
WARNING: This article will induce anger and possibly cause you to want to punch a wall. Happy reading! The sponsor of an Idaho mandatory ultrasound bill, state Sen. Chuck Winder, made some highly controversial comments Monday during his closing arguments, suggesting women might falsely use rape as an excuse to obtain an abortion. Full article at Huffington Post