Politics

Victory! NYC Passes CPC Legislation!

With all the horrible, no good, very bad attempts to erode abortion rights going on, I think it’s important to highlight victories amidst the onslaught. Which brings me to today’s post. Yesterday, New York City’s Council voted overwhelmingly in favor… Read More ›

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WaPo Gets It Right

In her Washington Post article today, “Side Effects of the GOP’s War on Family Planning,” Ruth Marcus hits the nail on the head. Even the first sentence is perfection: House Republicans voted to increase the number of abortions, raise federal… Read More ›

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A Glimmer of Hope?

I think by now we’re all intimately familiar with the assault on women’s right to choose. In the midst of all this, however, Obama has rescinded Bush’s conscience rules. According to Ms. Magazine’s Feminist Wire Daily: On Friday, the Obama… Read More ›

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Murder in the Name of Life?

Well in today’s you’ve-got-to-be-kidding-me news, South Dakota has introduced a bill expanding “justifiable” homicide to include killings intended to prevent harm to fetuses. This, then, could make it legal to murder abortion providers. Mother Jones has the full scoop: The… Read More ›

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Title X No More?

In addition to trying their damnedest to eliminate abortion rights, the GOP has also launched an attack against Title X. What is Title X? Cecile Richards, president of Planned Parenthood Federation of America (PPFA) explains: The Title X Family Planning… Read More ›

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A Quick HR358 Primer

I just received the following action alert from NOW-NYC about HR358 and had to share. Check back soon for my recap on the HR358 hearing, currently underway in the House’s Energy & Commerce health subcommittee.  The bill: “Protect Life” Act… Read More ›

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HR3 Hearing in a Nutshell

I just had the (dis)pleasure of watching the House Judiciary Subcommittee on the Constitution hearing on HR3. Needless to say, I am absolutely stunned at the levels of misogyny and disrespect to women displayed by the GOP committee members and… Read More ›

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