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Regressive Republicans Continue Their Assault on Women, Common Sense

A regressive Republican congressman from Arizona, Representative Trent Franks, has sponsored legislation that would ban abortions later than 20 weeks for residents of Washington, D.C. Regressive Republican Senator Mike Lee sponsored a companion bill in his chamber. The bill, by … Continue reading

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Key Talking Points for WHP and Contraception Coverage

It’s official. Texas is getting the boot from the Women’s Health Program. The GOP machine is pumping out the messages that Obama did this to us, so I want to give you the absolute facts you will need to refute … Continue reading

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Fun with Facebook: Rick Perry/Texas Edition

Now I know that Rick Perry has outsourced his Facebooking, probably to a rabid, enthusiastic young college intern whose worldview has never been challenged, but I have to admit, posting stuff about my ladyparts, and seeing what other ladybusiness is … Continue reading

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Pink Chicken Buckets versus Life-Saving Medical Treatment

That’s what it comes down to, my friends. Susan G. Komen, no doubt under the influence of a Sarah Palin-endorsed failed GOP candidate for the Georgia governor’s mansion, has yanked funding for breast cancer screening provided by Planned Parenthood. Feel … Continue reading

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My Heart Goes Pitter-Pat, Not PETA-Pat, for James Willerson

Kudos to Dr. James Willerson of the Texas Heart Institute for signaling he will turn down PETA’s offer to provide the Institute with “sexy” posters and other PETA-propaganda promoting the benefits of a vegan diet for heart health. As if … Continue reading

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