War on Women

Tennessee GOPer Opposes Abortion Bill Exemptions Because Rape Is ‘Not Verifiable’

Tennessee GOPer Opposes Abortion Bill Exemptions Because Rape Is ‘Not Verifiable’

Tennessee state Rep. Sheila Butt (R) on Tuesday moved to table an amendment that would have exempted victims of rape and incest from new restrictions on access to abortion because she said that their claims were “not verifiable.” While debating a bill that would require women to wait 48 hours and get counseling before having […]

Gov Scott Walker Wants Colleges To Stop Reporting Sexual Assaults

Gov Scott Walker Wants Colleges To Stop Reporting Sexual Assaults

Right wing hero Governor Scott Walker (WI), who is possibly considering a 2016 presidential run, has proposed a budget which would cut $300 million dollars out of the state’s public university system. Dumbing down America: check. The War on Women which he thinks doesn’t exist, exists. Jezebel reports: Under Walker’s budget, universities would no longer […]

South Dakota Lawmaker Says Planned Parenthood Is Worse Than ISIS

South Dakota Lawmaker Says Planned Parenthood Is Worse Than ISIS

It’s an honest mistake to confuse a terrorist group that specializes in public, televised, brutal beheadings with a health organization that provides millions of men, women and young people with affordable, high quality healthcare.  It’s a really honest mistake.  Hell, a lot of us do it all the time. After all, ISIS stages beheading productions […]

How Not To Talk to Women: GOP’s Priebus Affirms Abortion Should Be Illegal at 16 Weeks

As Republicans grapple with “how to talk to women” to win back their votes, they just can’t stop shooting themselves in the foot. For years, the GOP has affirmed they know what’s best for women, especially on reproductive rights. The latest gem comes from Republican National Committee Chair, Reince Priebus, who has now called for […]

Compassionate Conservatives' new Cause Célèbre: Women, Quit harassing us for harassing you

  Compassionate Conservatism: noun a political conservative who is motivated by concern for the needy but supports policies based on personal responsibility and limited government: George W. Bush ran for president as a compassionate conservative. Origin: 1980-85 Compassionate Conservatives – an oxymoron if I ever heard one. Please, save us from Compassionate Conservatives Compassionate Conservatives may […]

Texas lawmakers now trying to criminalize abortion at six weeks

Texas Republicans just bamboozled the state, much to the chagrin of women’s rights advocates, to restrict access to abortion clinics under the guise of women’s health. That just happened. Now three Republicans filed a ‘fetal heartbeat’ bill which would outlaw abortions at six weeks. Most women don’t even realize they’re pregnant at six weeks.   […]

Video: How Republicans perceive women in 2013

During just the past two weeks Republicans have made some astoundingly stupid remarks regarding women, thus disregarding that GOP outreach effort they feigned to want so badly after being handily defeated in the presidential election.               2014 is right around the corner. We need to fire up our base, […]

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