Scratch religious fervor, Hobby Lobby’s real hobby is hypocrisy. Last week, the Supreme Court heard arguments in Sebelius v. Hobby Lobby, which pits religious freedom against a woman’s right to comprehensive health care. In short, Hobby Lobby’s owners’ claim their religious liberty is under attack… Read More ›
Women’s Rights, Human Rights, and #FeministMen
Almost everything I know about feminism I learned from my mom. She struggled to take care of me as a single mother, working nights in a convenience store for years before landing a better job in a factory. I knew… Read More ›
My New Hobby is Watching #HobbyLobby Tweets
Today the Supreme Court hears arguments in Sebelius v. Hobby Lobby. As was expected, the Twitterverse has exploded with equally hilarious, frustrating and ignorant sentiments. Here, we capture our fave early morning, pre-argument #HobbyLobby tweets. Have your own? Leave them in the comments section!
What’s All the Hubbub, Hobby Lobby?
Tomorrow, Hobby Lobby and Conestoga Wood Specialties will have their day in court for one of the most dangerously anti-woman arguments to be heard by the United States Supreme Court (SCOTUS). The case, which pits religious liberty against a woman’s basic right to comprehensive… Read More ›
Prochoice Progress: 3 Reasons Why the GOP Should Worry
If there was a gold medal for playing whack-a-mole, the prochoice community would win, hands down. As soon as we defeat one anti-chioce bill, another one pops up. But the tide may (hopefully) be turning. All too often, anti-choice wins dominate the… Read More ›
CSW: This Week in Women’s Human Rights
Today kicks off the 58th session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women (CSW), which brings representatives from Member States, civil society, and UN agencies together in New York to review the Beijing Declaration and Platform of Action…. Read More ›
How Do You Spell “Regret”? I-O-W-A
Picture this: it’s Saturday night and you order a pizza. You tell yourself you’ll stick to two slices, but wind up eating the whole pie. The delicious cheese and pepperoni flavors far outweigh any potential self loathing you may feel… Read More ›
Quick Hit: Pro-choicers Fight Back
In recent years, the antichoice constituency has been rather brilliant at chipping away at abortion rights. From 2011-2013, we saw more abortion restrictions enacted than in the entire previous decade (205 to be exact), and now, only two months into… Read More ›
Spain and Abortion: “Popular” Politics?
As we sit across from each other at the breakfast table, I can’t seem to focus on what she’s asking me. Instead, I continue to carefully spread jam on my toast and rehearse the appropriate Spanish vocabulary and grammar in… Read More ›
On Stigma and How to Make Abortion Scarce and Unsafe in the U.S.
This week, Indiana saw several developments that could help or hurt women’s ability to access the medical care they need when they need it, especially if what they need is an abortion. On Tuesday, a federal court fixed a time… Read More ›