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Prompts for the Promptless – Ep. 8 – The Roe v. Wade Litmus

Prompts for the Promptless – Ep. 8 – The Litmus. Rara’s prompt asks us to describe our own litmus test or consider its flaws/benefits. It’s unoriginal, but here’s mine: I judge you based on how you feel about Roe v. … Continue reading

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Call her!

Rep. Brown took down her contact info because she is an idiot and a coward. Luckily, other sites put it up. Call her. Even if you’re not from New Mexico. Let her know she can’t get away with taking away … Continue reading

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But…but…rapes don’t lead to pregnancy. Right, Todd Akin?

Proposed bill would criminalize an abortion after a rape as destroying evidence.┬áBut since we all know that uteri have a magic rape-sperm shield, then the crime to which the fetus would be evidence of would be reporting a false rape. … Continue reading

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Hypocrisy? In the Church? Surely, you jest!

Via Feminste. Short version: a seven-month pregnant woman in a Catholic hospital died. As did her viable fetuses (she was carrying twins). Dad filed a law suit, and the Catholic hospital’s defense is “that those fetuses are not persons with … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Roe

Forty years ago today, the Supreme Court decided Roe v. Wade. American women of child bearing age today have never known a time when abortion was illegal. Jill from Feministe.com wrote a good piece in the Guardian about it. In … Continue reading

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what if other rights were protested in the same way?

Another day, an other asshole sexist statement by Rush Limbaugh. Yawn. Limbaugh advocates shooting women seeking to exercise their Constitutionally protested rights.Exact quote: You know how to stop abortion? Require that each one occur with a gun. Ignoring the hypothesis … Continue reading

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