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Five Donations You Can Make to Support Reproductive Justice in Texas

Only one person can filibuster, and we’re really lucky that Senator Wendy Davis was willing to take up that challenge. Distressingly, Governor Rick Perry, Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst, and their ilk aren’t likely to let one filibuster stop them from … Continue reading

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Five Great Facts About Senator Wendy Davis

It appears that Wendy Davis will, shortly, take up the time-honored tradition of the filibuster in defense of the right to choose abortion. Here are some reasons you know Texas Senator Wendy Davis is the person you want to pick … Continue reading

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Why Being Pro-Choice Encompasses More Than Abortion

Fundamentally, being pro-choice is shorthand for saying that a woman—not her doctor, nor her priest, nor her state or federal legislator—is the person who should control her own body. Agency. Bodily integrity. The right to choose whether and when to … Continue reading

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The Health of the Mother & Unelected Judges

In the VP debate last night, Paul Ryan clarified that “[t]he policy of a Romney administration is to oppose abortion with exceptions for rape, incest, and life of the mother.” He also said that he and his running mate do … Continue reading

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I’m Pro-Choice and I Approve This Message

New Mexico’s first congressional district had a 3-way primary race in the Democratic party that was decided yesterday. The current Democratic representative will not be returning to office, as he is running for a seat in the senate. The primary … Continue reading

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Sticks and Stones and Firebombs

Update: Ft. Worth police have arrested a suspect, and so far, reports seem to suggest both that he is very likely the person responsible and that he suffers from terrible mental health issues. I’m relieved both that he is in … Continue reading

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Continuing the FB Fun with Rick Perry – And Why It Matters

Yesterday, the good guv shut down comment functionality on one of his Facebook pages. But you know the good lord never closes the door without opening a window, right? On this page, you can comment on the governor’s posts. And … Continue reading

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