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"It makes no sense to make this attack on women. If you don’t feel this is an attack, you need to go home and talk to your wife and your daughters."
GOP Senator Lisa Murkowski

The GOP Blocked the Paycheck Fairness Act Because . . .

Rep. Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) asserts that the Paycheck Fairness Act “was going to be helpful to trial lawyers.” I developed a small headache as I tried to unravel the web of contradiction while she spoke about how pro-women’s equality the … Continue reading

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Friday Feminism – Important Stories This Week

Florida made the news once again and as usual not in a good way.  Thirty-two year old, single mother, Charlene Dill, collapsed and died on a stranger’s floor late last month. She had a documented heart condition – the cause … Continue reading

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If the GOP Wins the War on Women, America Loses

Cowboy hats were the perfect gift for the 9 girls who spent their Spring Break with us last week. Most had never been to Texas, so cowboy hats seemed the appropriate way to commemorate their visit. These girls are talented … Continue reading

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The Face of Planned Parenthood

As a young well educated professional struggling to find a job with health insurance today, I find myself in need of affordable healthcare. Even with my current health insurance, I cannot afford the best plan. So, where do I go … Continue reading

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2013 Lists – Conservative Treatment of Women

Our friends at Media Matters have compiled a list of the worst cases of right-wing media’s treatment of women in 2013. Here are a few examples: Bill Cunningham To Tamara Holder: “Know Your Role And Shut Your Mouth.” On the … Continue reading

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Today’s Stupid Conservative Quotes

Ann Coulter on the Republican War on Women: By the way, Republicans don’t have a problem with women. They have a problem with unmarried women who think, ‘No, we don’t need national defense, we need our birth control paid for.’ … Continue reading

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Victory In Texas: Extreme Abortion Law Unconstitutional

An extreme anti-abortion law that was passed in a special session of the Texas Legislature in July has now (legally) been deemed unconstitutional – well, at least part of it has been. Women everywhere (and men with a brain in … Continue reading

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Another Page From the Book of Conservative Hypocrisy

Nebraska is one of the conservative states that has enacted a bogus “parental consent law” for minors seeking an abortion. I say bogus because anyone who believes that any conservative court would grant any minor judicial bypass is living in … Continue reading

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Rick Perry Publicly “Corrects” His Wife

In a recent post we told you about Anita Perry’s surprising, if not shocking statement about abortion: “I see it as a woman’s right… If they want to do that, that is their decision…” Well, it seems we all misunderstood … Continue reading

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Where Was Anita Perry When Texas Women Needed Her?

Back in June, after weeks of protest culminating in an 11 hour filibuster by Texas State Senator Wendy Davis (which was successful after state Republicans were caught red handed attempting to doctor the official time record), Governor Rick Perry called … Continue reading

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Everything’s Bigger in Rick Perry’s Texas, Except Equal Pay for Women

Tomorrow, August 26th is Women’s Equality Day.  The day is a celebration of the passage of the 19th amendment giving women the right to vote.  The 19thAmendment became law in 1920.  Almost 100 years later women are still fighting to be treated equally.  In … Continue reading

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If You Thought the Radical Right was Racist Under Obama, Wait for Their Sexism Under Hillary

Back in the 90′s when the radical right invented the politics of personal destruction, we watched them use it with great success against the Clintons. President Clinton was elected twice and was responsible for 8 years of peace and prosperity, … Continue reading

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