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Tennessee To Criminalize Pregnant Women Who Use Illegal Drugs

Tennessee To Criminalize Pregnant Women Who Use Illegal Drugs

Add one more battle to the Republican War on Women. Tennessee is poised to become the first state in the US to criminalise pregnant women for harm caused to their foetuses or newborn babies as a result of addiction to illegal drugs. The proposal, SB 1391, is expected to land on the desk of Bill […]

April 19, 2014 / More... ( comments)

Alaska Republican Apologizes For Saying Breastfeeding Is ‘Smart And Sexy’

Funny how some people get their kicks. And funnier, in the worst way, that Republicans continue to make boneheaded comments about women. On Monday evening, a press release went out from the Republican majority in the House reading, “Smart and Sexy: Legislature Encourages Hospitals to Promote Breastfeeding.” It was first noted by political blogger Amanda […]

April 16, 2014 / More... ( comments)

In 2013 70 Abortion Restrictions Were Enacted In U.S.

The 70 laws encompass restrictions in 22 states. [In Texas] it caused one-third of health centers to stop providing abortions. Women in the Rio Grande Valley now have to travel hundreds of miles (if they’re lucky enough to have the transportation and resources) to get access to a safe, legal abortion… abortion clinics are shutting […]

April 15, 2014 / More... ( comments)

Schlafly: Increase Pay Gap So Women Can Find ‘Suitable’ Husbands

You see, according to Ms. Schlafly, women want to earn less than men. And if women and men make the same money, women won’t be able to find a ‘suitable” mate. While women prefer to HAVE a higher-earning partner, men generally prefer to BE the higher-earning partner in a relationship. This simple but profound difference […]

April 15, 2014 / More... ( comments)

Bundy Ranch Militia: ‘We Were…Strategizing To Put All The Women Up At The Front’

Because this is what a real man would do. [These were] comments made Monday by Richard Mack, identified as a former Arizona sheriff who had joined more than 1,000 other protesters alongside Cliven Bundy, who has been feuding with BLM over his use of federal land to graze his cattle. “We were actually strategizing to […]

April 15, 2014 / More... ( comments)

Conservatives Want To Make Divorce Harder

It’s not enough I suppose to try and make marriages work better (a noble goal actually).  Several states governed by Republicans have decided to make it harder to get a divorce. In cooperation with the Family Research Council and the National Organization for Marriage, socially conservative politicians have been quietly trying to make it harder […]

April 13, 2014 / More... ( comments)

If his weekly address is any sign, President Obama is not letting up on his push to level the economic playing field for women. It is one facet of a multi-front “pocketbook issue” strategy that Democrats are rolling out in the lead-up to full-fledged midterm Senate and House campaigns in an effort to fire up […]

April 12, 2014 / More... ( comments)

Adviser To Texas GOP In Governor’s Race: ‘No Woman Has Been A Significant Original Thinker’

Adviser to Texas Republican Greg Abbott: “No woman has been a significant original thinker” (via FreakOutNation) An adviser for Greg Abbott, Charles Murray, is a controversial libertarian thinker who believes women’s brains are smaller than men’s and now he has doubled down on his anti-female rhetoric. He also suggested that “women have played a proportionally… […]

April 9, 2014 / More... ( comments)

GOP War On Women Continues: Compares Getting An Abortion To Carpet Shopping

Republican Lawmaker Compares Getting an Abortion to Buying a Car and Picking Carpeting (via FreakOutNation) Republican Rep. Chuck Gatschenberger, who sponsored a bill in Missouri which would require women seeking abortions to undergo mandatory ultrasounds and increase the waiting period for an abortion from 24 to 72 hours, compared abortion to shopping… Repost This Article Now read […]

April 9, 2014 / More... ( comments)

Every Senate Republican Blocks Paycheck Fairness Act. Every. One.

Every single Senate Republican voted to block the Paycheck Fairness Act. All of them. (via FreakOutNation) Every single Republican present and one Independent, Sen. Angus King (I-Maine), blocked a vote on Wednesday to open debate on the Paycheck Fairness Act, In contrast, all Democrats and Independent Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vermont) voted in favor. When… Repost This […]

April 9, 2014 / More... ( comments)

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