Tag Archives: women

Texas? Oh – the dogs are in charge. That explains it.

From a policy perspective, Rick Perry has been leading the war on women for most, if not all, of his time in the governor’s office. He and his PR team have decided to go on the offensive, trying to negate … Continue reading

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Your Choice on Pro-Choice

Not for the first time, supporters of reproductive rights / abortion rights / healthcare autonomy & access are discussing whether pro-choice is the best term to describe their outlook and movement. I’m hoping to foster this conversation, so am providing … Continue reading

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19 Days to Election Day

I’m attempting to post a brief meditation on the daily quote from my Election Day advent calendar. Today brings us: The cost of liberty is less than the price of oppression. W. E. B. DuBois What will a little liberty … Continue reading

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The Year of the Girl

Pundits and pollsters are starting to bring up the Year of the Woman thing again, but I suspect it may turn out to be the Year of the Girl. That wouldn’t necessarily be a bad thing. In case you aren’t … Continue reading

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Donate Your Co-Pay Day

Today, if you have insurance, you should now be able to get birth control without paying a co-pay. This matters because giving women access to the means to control their fertility and decide when and whether to bear children has … Continue reading

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