Tag Archives: women’s health

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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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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Today’s Stupid Conservative Quotes

The never-ending Republican War on Women has carried-over into the health care reform debate. John Stossel of Faux News is a good one for making stupid statements in meaningless rants. In a few short years he’ll be just another grumpy … 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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Texas Republicans Turn to Legislating the “What If”

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

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Re-reading Dr. King in 2013

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

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Losing my religion…and their tax deduction

From Sister Joan Chittister, a Benedictine nun: I think in many cases, your morality is deeply lacking if all you want is a child born but not a child fed, not a child educated, not a child housed. And why … Continue reading

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Privacy – The Real War for Wendy Davis

“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

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Lindsey Graham Concerned for Women’s Safety … Sometimes

Today, Lindsey Graham remarked on the sexual assaults taking place in the military as if he actually cared about women: I want to salute the women who serve and are putting up with way too much crap. This needs to … Continue reading

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