9 Lies Republicans Tell About Women’s Bodies

March 28, 2012 1

Editor’s Note: Huffington Post’s Senior Politics Editor, Katy Hall, has a very provocative piece on “lies Republicans tell about Women’s bodies,” which she claims are either promoted by Republican lawmakers pushing for pro-life legislation and/or […]

Messing with Women in Texas

March 22, 2012 1

They say everything’s big in Texas, but they may want to look again this week, as the budget for women’s healthcare has been slashed to pieces. This was not an angst-filled legislative move to offset […]

Rick, the GOP, and a Whole Lot of Skirt-Flipping

March 19, 2012 6

Rick Santorum recently announced a “war against porn,” Rush Limbaugh’s war against “sluts” is well-documented, and the GOP’s war against birth control continues. We are about to pick the leader of this great democracy for […]

Birth Control Controversies a Fundraising Boon

March 18, 2012 0

Editor’s Note: Robin Bravender of Politico reports of a recent rise in activity – specifically fundraising and membership enrollment – in women’s groups such as EMILY’s List, whose participation has doubled in the past 18 months […]

Liberal Ladies Who Lunch Announce Sex Strike

March 14, 2012 1

A Texas-based group called Liberal Ladies Who Lunch has launched a website, SexStrike.org, and Facebook page in support of health care coverage of contraception and is calling for women to withhold sex from their partners […]

Sandra Fluke: Slurs Won’t Silence Women

March 13, 2012 0

Editor’s note: Sandra Fluke, the Georgetown University law student who testified before Congress on the need for access to affordable, quality reproductive health care, including contraception, and got swept into a national controversy when Rush […]

A Taxing Proposal

March 13, 2012 0

Keeping up with the dizzying array of anti-choice legislation littering statehouses around the nation is a full-time job with no benefits. It’s estimated that more than 1,000 versions of bills restricting access to abortion were […]

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