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 […]

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 […]

Rush to Judgment

March 6, 2012 1

In the explosive few days since Rush Limbaugh out-smarmed even himself by calling a law student testifying before Congress a “slut” because she advocates for accessibility to contraception, eight ad sponsors of Limbaugh’s top-rated radio […]

Senate Kills Controversial “Conscience” Amendment

March 2, 2012 0

Editor’s Note: CNN reports the U.S. Senate voted to kill a controversial Republican-led proposal that would have allowed employers to avoid providing health care coverage they found morally objectionable, such as birth control. Put forward […]

Women’s Health Experts Speak Out

February 29, 2012 0

Editor’s Note: A couple of weeks ago, Congress held a panel on women’s health, discussing topics such as birth control and abortion, with the speakers consisting exclusively of men from conservative religious organizations, which raised […]

Woman: Person or Property?

February 22, 2012 0

Editor’s Note: Kathlyn and Gay Hendricks at HuffingtonPost.com have a provocative piece on what they describe as “The Republican War On Women.” Think for a moment about the entire verbal output of all the candidates […]

What’s to Debate About Birth Control?

February 21, 2012 2

This week, my sweet, Catholic mom is on vacation and has no access to the Internet. By pure coincidence, contraception is suddenly being re-debated in this country as if we’ve time-traveled back to 1960. This […]

Saturday Night Live Weighs in on Birth Control Debate

February 19, 2012 0

Saturday Night Live’s Amy Poehler & Seth Meyers had a lot of fun last night discussing the birth control debate with their “Really?” segment. Enjoy! Please also see: What’s to Debate About Birth Control?