"It makes no sense to make this attack on women. If you dont feel this is an attack, you need to go home and talk to your wife and your daughters."
GOP Senator Lisa Murkowski
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
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
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
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
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
Texas Republicans, having realized how inept they are at governing for the here and now, have decided to begin legislating the “what if”; to no one’s surprise, the focus of their futuristic governing is… wait for it… us durned wimmin. … Continue reading
Dr. Martin Luther King said, I must make two honest confessions to you, my Christian and Jewish brothers. First, I must confess that over the past few years I have been gravely disappointed with the white moderate. I have almost … Continue reading
Wednesday, July 17th was the day in Austin Texas when two men were charged in the rape of a 13 year old girl. They were just two of the 10 who were involved with the gang rape of this innocent 13 … Continue reading
Erick Erickson, the right-wing neanderthal that got bitched-out by Megyn Kelly at Fox News for his sexist remarks, tweeted this in response to the Texas anti-abortion legislation that passed last night (h/t to Media Matters): Yeah, so you women of … Continue reading
I’ve been wondering if women have been telling the men in their lives that they’ve had enough of the War on Women. Video from Feministing blog.
“Justice means minding one’s own business and not meddling with other men’s concerns.” Plato The issue with social conservatives and women’s reproductive rights is that it asks people to insert themselves into another women’s household, her body, and her family. … Continue reading