Post Tagged with: "Women’s rights"

Senate Democrats Fight Back Against Women’s Healthcare Restrictions With SB 1696

Senate Democrats Fight Back Against Women’s Healthcare Restrictions With SB 1696

On July 15, 2014, the Senate Judiciary Committee heard testimony on SB 1696, otherwise known as The Women’s Health Protection Act. The bill was first introduced in November of last year, by Democratic Senator Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut. The bill now has 35 cosponsors, all democrats, except Bernie Sanders, the […]

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Remote Controlled Contraceptive Implant Could Be Available In Just Four Years

Remote Controlled Contraceptive Implant Could Be Available In Just Four Years

A new exciting development in the world of contraceptives has just been announced – a remote-controlled contraceptive computer chip has been developed by Massachusetts startup MicroCHIPS. This chip, which can be implanted under a woman’s skin, will release small doses of the hormone levonorgestrel every day for 16 years. Sixteen years might […]

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Tennessee Makes First Controversial Arrest Under New Pregnancy Criminalization Law

Tennessee Makes First Controversial Arrest Under New Pregnancy Criminalization Law

In early July, 26-year-old Mallory Loyola brought a baby girl into the world. However two days after giving birth, this joyous event was cut short when the state of Tennessee charged the new mother with assault. This makes Loyola the first women to be arrested under Tennessee’s new law to criminally charge […]

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Indian Village Council Ordered Teen Girl To Be Raped As Punishment

Indian Village Council Ordered Teen Girl To Be Raped As Punishment

In remote eastern India, a 14-year-old girl was punished for a sexual assault claim involving her brother – by being dragged into a forest and raped. The worst part about this? This horrific punishment was ordered by the village council. Top local police official Jitendra Singh reported that two men have […]

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Fox News ‘Girls Gone Mild’ Segment Reminds Women “Not To Raise Their Voices” (VIDEO)

Fox News ‘Girls Gone Mild’ Segment Reminds Women “Not To Raise Their Voices” (VIDEO)

Earlier this week, a Fox & Friends segment called ‘Girls Gone Mild’ warned women who wanted to succeed in the workplace “not to raise their voices” or speak too much. Fox News host Steve Doocy introduced the book “Executive Presence” by Sylvia Ann Hewlett by mentioning that women should wear “well-cut jeans with […]

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New Study Shows Link Between Female Economic Dependence And Right Wing Sexual Morality

New Study Shows Link Between Female Economic Dependence And Right Wing Sexual Morality

It may not come as a surprise to find out that strict sexual purity morality coincides with with economic dependence for women, but a new national study has clearly established the connection. The study, which is titled “Female Economic Dependence and the Morality of Promiscuity” was conducted by Michael E. […]

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Female CEOs Have More Financially Successful Companies

Female CEOs Have More Financially Successful Companies

According to Fortune Magazine’s analysis of data from Factset Research Systems, it’s companies that have female CEOs that are beating the stock market. At Fortune 1000 companies with women in the top role, there was an average return of 103.4% over the women’s tenures. Over the same periods, there was an […]

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The Obamacare Effect: More Than Half Of Privately Insured Women Can Now Get Free Birth Control

The Obamacare Effect: More Than Half Of Privately Insured Women Can Now Get Free Birth Control

While the Supreme Court’s Hobby Lobby decision was upsetting, we shouldn’t lose sight of the larger picture: Thanks to President Barack Obama’s Affordable Care Act, millions more women are being given access to free birth control. What’s more, health care experts say that trend is likely to become even more […]

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Female Justices Get Together To Write Blistering Dissent Of New Contraceptive Case

Female Justices Get Together To Write Blistering Dissent Of New Contraceptive Case

It’s been less than a week since the Supreme Court’s disastrous Hobby Lobby decision which granted businesses exemptions from covering birth control for their employees if the owners have a religious objection to it and that decision has already come back to haunt them. Despite the court’s assertion that the […]

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Watch CNN Blast Hobby Lobby For Investing In Birth Control While They Deny It To Their Female Employees (VIDEO)

Watch CNN Blast Hobby Lobby For Investing In Birth Control While They Deny It To Their Female Employees (VIDEO)

Conservative Christians often engage in blatant hypocrisy, but Hobby Lobby is a Christian-owned business that takes it to a whole new level.

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Customer Complaining About Breastfeeding Gets Owned By Starbucks Barista

Customer Complaining About Breastfeeding Gets Owned By Starbucks Barista

Breastfeeding in public is perfectly legal in Ontario, so Canadian mom Julia Wykes never thought she’d hear someone complain about seeing her nurse her baby. However at one Starbucks, a customer decided to prove her wrong.   It was early in the morning and Julia was waiting for a drink […]

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How To Identify Sexual Assault, In A Simple 3-Word Sentence

How To Identify Sexual Assault, In A Simple 3-Word Sentence

At the bottom of this infographic, you’ll see a message that will clear things up when it comes to the broken way our society thinks about sexual assault survivors and perpetrators. Scroll all the way to the bottom, and just let it sink in for a minute or two.    […]

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Supreme Court Issues Major Blow In Controversial Contraceptive Mandate Case (VIDEO)

Supreme Court Issues Major Blow In Controversial Contraceptive Mandate Case (VIDEO)

Today the Supreme Court in a 5-4 ruling struck down the controversial birth-control mandate in the Affordable Healthcare Act with Justice Samuel Alito authoring the opinion of the court.

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Fox News: Women Are ‘Disgusting’ If They Pay For A Man’s Dinner (VIDEO)

Fox News: Women Are ‘Disgusting’ If They Pay For A Man’s Dinner (VIDEO)

Of course it should come as no surprise that Fox’s female co-host agreed, and then blamed it on the ‘feminist movement.’

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Laundry’s For Girls! Men Aren’t Even Allowed In The Laundry Room At This School

Laundry’s For Girls! Men Aren’t Even Allowed In The Laundry Room At This School

In one school in Madrid, Spain, college boys will never learn to do laundry. They aren’t even allowed in the laundry room.

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Ohio PAC Suing To Overturn A Law Banning False Statements In Campaign Ads

Ohio PAC Suing To Overturn A Law Banning False Statements In Campaign Ads

The Supreme Court has decided to hear a case that could change the future of political discourse in America forever. What if every election were run by Fox News?

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Incest Can Be Voluntary, So No Exception For Abortion, Says Virginia GOP Candidate

Virginia senate GOP candidate Bob Marshall says that incest can sometimes be voluntary, so abortion shouldn't be granted in that case, either.

Virginia senate GOP candidate Bob Marshall says that incest can sometimes be voluntary, so abortion shouldn’t be granted in that case, either.

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Fox News Says It’s Good That Women Make Less Than Men And It Helps Them Keep Their Jobs (VIDEO)

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According to Fox Business, the gender pay gap means that women aren’t as likely to be laid off, simply because they make less. So we should rejoice.

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GOP Senator Thinks Pregnancy Tests In Bars Are Responsible, But Using Birth Control Isn’t

Pete Kelly, still frame from Vimeo

Alaskan senator wants to put pregnancy tests in bars, restaurants and businesses but no increasing access to birth control – it is for irresponsible people.

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American Catholic Nuns Circulate Petition, Prepare To Protest In Favor Of Birth Control Coverage

A group of nuns is speaking out in favor of mandatory birth control coverage just as the Supreme Court is ready to hear oral arguments on two lawsuits.

A group of nuns is speaking out in favor of mandatory birth control coverage just as the Supreme Court is ready to hear oral arguments on two lawsuits.

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