Post Tagged with: "Women’s rights"

Missouri Republican Sues Obama When He Finds Out His Daughters Are Getting Free Birth Control

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A Missouri Republican State Representative and father who isn’t afraid to put his religious conviction ahead of the well-being of his own daughter is suing the Obama administration because he doesn’t want his health insurance covering his daughter’s birth control. Family, values, but never the two shall meet. Like millions […]

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Missouri Lawmen Force Women To “Think About Their Abortion” For Three Days 

Would You Ever Consider Having An Abortion? If Not, Why?
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Unbelievable. Missouri forces women seeking an abortion to wait 72 hours before they can have an abortion. And it doesn’t matter if she was raped or a victim of incest. Now women living in this state have to live with “one of the nation’s most stringent waiting periods.” This makes […]

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Fox Contributor: ‘Anti-Testicular Police’ Are Ripping Off Ray Rice’s ‘Balls’ (VIDEO)

Fox Contributor: ‘Anti-Testicular Police’ Are Ripping Off Ray Rice’s ‘Balls’ (VIDEO)

On Tuesday’s broadcast of Hannity, Fox News contributor Tamara Holder and Fox Business host Dagen McDowell joined Sean Hannity for a heated discussion about whether or not former Baltimore Ravens player Ray Rice was unfairly suspended for physically abusing his wife, Janay Rice (formerly Janay Palmer). The incident, which happened in February and […]

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What A Woman! See What Makes Texas Governor Candidate Wendy Davis Special

“I would challenge you to find very many politicians in America willing to share that level of personal pain with voters. I think it takes a special brand of guts and bravery to do it at all.”
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What a woman! This Texas state senator is running as a far better replacement of Gov. Rick Perry. For one thing Wendy Davis [D] can remember more than two [out of three] points. She is the woman who spent 13 hours to filibuster a bill to shut down Texas health care clinics. […]

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Well, This Is Odd: According To The Bible, The Perfect Wife Has All The Qualities Of A Feminazi

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Everyone knows that the right wing is all about ‘traditional family values,’ especially when it comes to adhering to those strict gender roles, which are supposedly ‘God’s natural order.’ Men are supposed to be the bread winners, women are supposed to stay home and mind the dishes and the laundry. […]

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Pennsylvania Mother Facing Prison After Giving Teen Daughter Abortion Drugs

Pennsylvania Mother Facing Prison After Giving Teen Daughter Abortion Drugs

Jennifer Ann Whalen, a Pennsylvania mother, is facing 9-18 months in prison for providing her pregnant teen daughter with abortion-inducing drugs that were purchased online. Whalen’s daughter had wanted an abortion, but they were unable to locate any abortion clinics. As an alternative, Whalen turned to the internet and purchased a drug with Misoprostol and […]

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Can You Believe It? Celebrities Reveal Joan Rivers’ Private Life

“She was funny and you just wanted to be around her. I looked up to her. I learned from her.
I loved her. I liked her. And I already miss her very much."
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Udderbelly Southbank festival programme, May 27, 2009

Joan Rivers language might have been blue, but her heart was solid gold. Medics rushed Rivers (81) to The Mount Sinai Hospital after she went into cardiac and respiratory arrest at Yorkville Endoscopy Center. The comedian spent a harrowing week in and out of  “intensive care treatment.” Then her daughter, […]

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Male Guard Videotaping Female Strip Search Can’t Look, Federal Judge Rules 4th Amendment Violation

“It is plainly unconstitutional to require a female inmate to expose herself, particularly to the extreme degree required during a strip search, in the presence of a male officer. [Assuming] the male officer doing the videotaping was able somehow to avert his eyes while using the camera.”
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  The woman stands nude before an anonymous man who is holding a video camera. Why? She has committed the “horrible” crime of being suicidal or needing protective custody or merely breaking a rule. Every one of the women at this all-female prison, in Western Massachusetts, Regional Women’s Correctional Center, who […]

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Study Proves That 80% Of Americans Don’t Know Anything About Abortion

Study Proves That 80% Of Americans Don’t Know Anything About Abortion

If you’ve heard any debate about abortion, you’ve undoubtedly noticed that the people who most oppose abortion know the least about it. They’re not alone, though – it turns out that an astounding 80% of Americans aren’t aware of even the most basic facts regarding abortion! In a study by researchers […]

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Real Women Super Heroes Chase Down Terrified Islamic State Killers (IMAGES)

The Jihadists Are Terrified Of The Women Soldiers.

Oh wow! These real women super heroes don’t mess around. The heavily-armed women are hot on the trail of Islamic State [IS] guys, formerly known as ISIS. And the killers are quaking in their sandals, because if a woman kills a jihadist man in battle, he does not get their Heaven ticket […]

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Radicalized British Man Beheads American Journalist James Foley

"Unfortunately they are amongst some of the most vicious and vociferous fighters who are out there. That is unfortunately just a part of their radicalisation."

  A British man is wearing the black Islamic garb of the militant ISIS fighters, his face masked. He stands alone in stark outline against the desert sands of Syria next to a kneeling James Foley, the kidnapped American journalist. Foley is wear a bright orange jumpsuit and awaits what he […]

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Morgue Attendant Had Sex With Nearly 100 Dead Women

“I would just get on top of them and pull my pants down.”

Oh gross. Karen Range was only 19 when someone raped and murdered her. And then Douglas raped her, too, leaving his semen inside her corpse. Twenty-three-year-old Charlene Appling was six months pregnant when a man murdered and strangled her. Already a victim, Kenneth Douglas, a morgue attendant attacked her again. He raped her […]

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Woman Journalist In Lethal War Zone Helicopter Crash Then Reports From Her Hospital Bed

Yet here was General Majid, an Iraqi Arab himself, who was taking off from his own job — he was in charge of training for the Iraqi air force — to help these people.“He told me it was the most important thing he had done in his life, the most significant thing he had done in his 35 years of flying.”

As we enter an aircraft, there is always that nagging feeling of defying gravity and a quasi-prayer we will survive just one more time. The feeling comes back as we accelerate, when we hit a rough pocket of air and when we make our descent. As we deplane, we mumble […]

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Minorities Beware: Republican Congressman Candidate Wants To End MLK Day, Equal Pay And LGBT Rights

Minorities Beware: Republican Congressman Candidate Wants To End MLK Day, Equal Pay And LGBT Rights

On Tuesday, State Sen. Glenn Grothman (R) just slid by in Wisconsin’s sixth congressional district Republican party with 215 more votes than his opponent. In November, Grothman will run to succeed Wisconsin’s Tom Petri, going against Winnebago County Executive Mark Harris (D). Is he right for the job? If you’re […]

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Women Must Prove Virginity Or Get Pap Smears In Order To Teach In Brazil

Women Must Prove Virginity Or Get Pap Smears In Order To Teach In Brazil

The São Paulo department of education’s standards for women are blatantly sexist and unconstitutional. Under a state health standard, all teachers applying for jobs are required to undergo physical examinations. For men, this means prostate exams – only if they’re over 40 years old. For all women, this means invasive gynecological […]

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Young Woman In India Cuts Man’s Penis Off When He Tries To Rape Her

Young Woman In India Cuts Man’s Penis Off When He Tries To Rape Her

In India, a teen girl delivered a swift blow of justice to her rapist, severing his penis completely with a knife. The rapist – who is also her uncle – is now being sought out by detectives who applaud the teen for her “courage.” According to Madhepura district police, the young woman […]

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India Right-wing Party Calls Rape Accusations ‘Fashionable’

India Right-wing Party Calls Rape Accusations ‘Fashionable’

On Saturday, India right-wing party Shiv Sena took the side of an officer who had been accused of rape by a model, claiming that reporting sexual assault has “become a fashion” and questioning the victim’s motives. In an article called “Saamana” (To Confront), Shiv Sena wrote: “Cases of charging men with […]

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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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