Category Archives: abortion

Asshole of the Day: John Cornyn

I’m one of those people who contacts her representatives regarding impending legislation, and the recent battles for Planned Parenthood funding at the federal and state level were no exception. I sent my senators a personalized email, and this is what … Continue reading

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I Stand with Planned Parenthood.

This post is part of Fair and Feminist’s I Stand with Planned Parenthood Blog Carnival. This post also has a bit of TMI. Just sayin’. Last week, when the US House of Representatives voted to withhold federal funds from Planned … Continue reading

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Asshole of the Day

Indiana Congressman Mike Pence, the man behind the House amendment to defund Planned Parenthood. The amendment passed 239-184. I don’t have a transcript and I don’t have the stomach to type one out, but the gist is “Fuck women, poor people, … Continue reading

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Hello, Henry Cuellar. I didn’t forget you.

Remember how you voted for the Stupak amendment last November? Remember how I called your office and told your aide I’d never vote for you after you pulled that move? Like, never ever ever? And how I said I’d do everything … Continue reading

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Wednesday Link Love

Rolling Stone: The Spill, The Scandal and the President Like the attacks by Al Qaeda, the disaster in the Gulf was preceded by ample warnings – yet the administration had ignored them. Instead of cracking down on MMS, as he … Continue reading

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Weekend Link Love

Haven’t done one of these in a long while… Race in America: What a 13-Year-Old Can Teach AZ Lawmakers About History Last year, my nephew lamented to his grandmother that we (the descendants of enslaved Africans) were “from nowhere.” “It … Continue reading

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Asshole of the Day: Bob Marshall (R-VA)

via TPM According to VA state delegate Bob Marshall (R-VA), who wants to Planned Parenthood’s funding: “The number of children who are born subsequent to a first abortion with handicaps has increased dramatically. Why? Because when you abort the first … Continue reading

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