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The Satanic Temple begins legal aid fund to offer exemptions against, and actively challenge, arbitrary, insulting, and outright harmful anti-abortion legislation. The Satanic Temple (TST), ...
by Doug Mesner
Comment Count 43 comments on Mon May 04, 2015 at 07:34 AM PDT with 111 Recommends
On Thursday, the House voted to overturn the District's Reproductive Health Non-Discrimination Amendment Act of 2014, which the DC City Council passed unanimously in December. What did DC's bill do?
by Liberty Equality Fraternity and Trees
Comment Count 9 comments on Sun May 03, 2015 at 08:44 AM PDT with 24 Recommends
I'm so outraged as I'm writing this that I'm going to have to be extra careful about typos, etc. Republicans in Congress have passed a bill that would make it perfectly legal for your boss to fire ...
by Eyesbright
Comment Count 88 comments on Sat May 02, 2015 at 03:06 PM PDT with 186 Recommends
The big news: Nigerian army [http://www.reuters.com/article/2015/04/28/us-nigeria-violence-rescue-idUSKBN0NJ2FK20150428?feedType=RSS&feedName=topNews&utm_source=twitter rescued 293 women and girls] ...
by Tara the Antisocial Social Worker
Comment Count 22 comments on Sat May 02, 2015 at 05:00 PM PDT with 30 Recommends
I gotta tell ya, as a member of the fairer sex, it’s maddeningly frustrating to watch this Congress fumble around like it does, giving lip service to women voters. It seems like corporations ...
by Jeannie Perry Wilfley
Comment Count 12 comments on Mon Apr 27, 2015 at 09:20 PM PDT with 22 Recommends
For four decades, American public opinion on the issue of abortion has been largely unchanged. As the numbers from Gallup , the Pew Research Center , ...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 65 comments on Sun Apr 26, 2015 at 10:30 AM PDT with 64 Recommends
I used to hate asking people for money. Asking people for favors in general has never been my strong suit. And yet today, I can often be found asking anyone and everyone to donate to my local ...
by ColleenEliza
Comment Count 10 comments on Thu Apr 23, 2015 at 02:18 PM PDT with 17 Recommends
by TheresaShamanka
Comment Count 9 comments on Tue Apr 21, 2015 at 01:24 PM PDT with 12 Recommends
Recently Rand Paul ran into a bit of trouble over the lack of alignment of his libertarian views with his views on marriage equality. Apparently Mr. Paul belongs to the “separate but equal” ...
by Tamar
Comment Count 83 comments on Sat Apr 18, 2015 at 05:00 PM PDT with 76 Recommends
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 46 comments on Mon Apr 13, 2015 at 02:49 PM PDT with 49 Recommends
by Matt Bors
Comment Count 50 comments on Wed Apr 15, 2015 at 06:50 AM PDT with 85 Recommends
Governor Brownback was eager to sign the latest anti-abortion bill endangering women's health. Kansas this week was the first state to enact a new law curtailing abortion. But it certainly won't be ...
by Meteor Blades
Comment Count 110 comments on Fri Apr 10, 2015 at 12:31 PM PDT with 107 Recommends
Hi folks. Christine is taking a sick day this week - get well soon! So, this week is a group effort. Many thanks to ramara and elenacarlena for collecting links. We can really use some ...
by Tara the Antisocial Social Worker
Comment Count 100 comments on Sat Apr 11, 2015 at 05:00 PM PDT with 39 Recommends
Happy Friday to you all! Before you embark on your Holiday weekend, I wanted to pass along this e-mail I received from Keystone Progress regarding Tea Party U.S. Senator Pat Toomey (R. PA)
by poopdogcomedy
Comment Count 7 comments on Fri Apr 03, 2015 at 05:32 PM PDT with 7 Recommends
When different progressive movements stick ...
by Ian Reifowitz
Comment Count 103 comments on Sun Apr 05, 2015 at 11:15 AM PDT with 90 Recommends
Apologies if this has already been in a diary today... Purvi Patel, a South Bend Indiana woman, was sentenced to 41 years for feticide and felony neglect of a dependent on March 30, 2015. She is ...
by TokayAsriel
Comment Count 226 comments on Mon Mar 30, 2015 at 05:39 PM PDT with 218 Recommends
This week there are two cases in particular that involve using the criminal justice system as a bludgeon against reproductive rights. The first is the case of Purvi Patel, who has been discussed ...
by Tara the Antisocial Social Worker
Comment Count 31 comments on Sat Apr 04, 2015 at 05:00 PM PDT with 34 Recommends
Last year, Mississippi's Governor Phil Bryant stated that his goal as governor was to “end abortion in Mississippi.” So far, a federal court has stopped him from doing that but earlier this week,
by Eyesbright
Comment Count 5 comments on Wed Mar 25, 2015 at 06:12 PM PDT with 25 Recommends
Wow: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2015/03/18/mark-kirk-slavery_n_6897876....
by poopdogcomedy
Comment Count 10 comments on Thu Mar 19, 2015 at 02:00 PM PDT with 12 Recommends
Once in a while you run across a story that sums up exactly what's meant by the term "War on Women." The [http://www.dailykos.com/story/2015/03/13/1370683/-Bipartisan-human-trafficking-bill-...
by Tara the Antisocial Social Worker
Comment Count 30 comments on Sat Mar 14, 2015 at 05:00 PM PDT with 28 Recommends