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These 4 Issues Prove The GOP Is Quietly Waging A Specific War On Family Planning

The GOP’s war on women is well known, but did you know that it includes a war on family planning?

by Rika Christensen· · News
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Leader Of Anti-Abortion Group Thinks Rapes Are Like Car Accidents And Victims Should Pay For Abortions

This isn’t about protecting children; the same groups that don’t support choice also don’t support programs for the poor, which many children of rape are.

by Shannon Argueta· · News
Kansas Governor Puts Extreme Biblical Beliefs Before Constitution, Signs Sweeping Anti-Abortion Legislation

Kansas Governor Puts Extreme Biblical Beliefs Before Constitution, Signs Sweeping Anti-Abortion Legislation

Kansas Republican Governor Sam Brownback signed sweeping religiously motivated anti-abortion legislation into law on Friday.

by Stephen D. Foster Jr.· · News
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The Stunning Hypocrisy Of Mike Huckabee – Bashing Obama On Diversity

For him to co-opt the issue of Obama’s Cabinet diversity in a crass attempt to wrap himself in the mantle of ‘fighter for women’ is beyond pathetic.

by Lorraine Devon Wilke· · Current Issues, News
How To Prevent More Abortions

How To Prevent More Abortions

Hate abortions? Then why are you doing everything so bassackwards and wrong?

Personhood Amendment Would Be A Boon For The Private Prison Industry

Personhood Amendment Would Be A Boon For The Private Prison Industry

With illegal immigration on the decline the War On Drugs running out of steam, where will the private prison industry find a new demographic to literally capture

by Mary Beth Young· · Current Issues
The GOP And The Morality Of Rape And Abortion

The GOP And The Morality Of Rape And Abortion

While the Republican leadership keeps Todd Akin away, they are establishing a party platform which embraces his ideas

by John Viall· · News
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So Where DID Akin Get That ‘Legitimate Rape’ Idea?

The origin behind the Senate candidate fateful words turn out to be far darker then expected.

by Nathaniel Downes· · News
Rep. Todd Akin Claims Women Have Natural Defenses Against Pregnancy After ‘Legitimate’ Rape

Rep. Todd Akin Claims Women Have Natural Defenses Against Pregnancy After ‘Legitimate’ Rape

Claims fly in the face of thousands of years of medical knowledge

by Ayla Ryan· · News
GOP: Attacking Women’s Rights For 19 Months And Counting…

GOP: Attacking Women’s Rights For 19 Months And Counting…

Despite women being 51% of the US population, the Republicans continue their attempt to strip their rights away.

by Kimberley Johnson· · Current Issues, News
Catholic Diocese Puts Bigotry Before Service – Ends Funding For Homeless Shelter For Director’s Opinions

Catholic Diocese Puts Bigotry Before Service – Ends Funding For Homeless Shelter For Director’s Opinions

The Sacramento, CA Catholic Diocese has announced that they will no longer fund Francis House, an organization that assists homeless people with job services, transportation, emergency shelter, etc., because the new director, Rev. Faith Whitmore, is an outspoken advocate of gay rights and a woman’s right to choose.

by Wendy Gittleson· · News
Small Government For Whom?

Small Government For Whom?

There is much talk of a war on women. But I think this is a war on freedom. Freedom to make choices about my personal life, without any dictates from the government. This is about small government. And who it applies to.

by Pat Tiffin· · News
Under Mississippi ‘Personhood’ Law Ectopic Pregnancies Couldn’t Be Terminated

Under Mississippi ‘Personhood’ Law Ectopic Pregnancies Couldn’t Be Terminated

As soon as that sperm hits the egg, watch out – according to the pending Mississippi ‘personhood’ law, Proposition 26, a human has just been created and any harm to that ‘human’ would be deemed murder.

by Julie Driscoll· · News
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Republican Agenda: From 0 To Starvation In 21 Days (Video)

One in seven households in the U.S. are ‘food insecure,’ meaning that getting enough to eat is a daily struggle.