War on Women

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, […]

Just Like Last Year: Every Lawmaker At House Hearing On Nationwide 20-Week Abortion Ban Is A Man (image)

Thursday morning at a hearing on the nationwide 20-week abortion ban, only men sat on the panel, which is reminiscent of last year’s all-male panel on birth control. Laura Bassett of the Huffington Post tweeted this, “Well this looks familiar: every lawmaker at the House hearing on the nationwide 20-week abortion ban is a man.” Well […]

Jaw Dropping Air Force Brochure Advises Rape Victims to ‘Submit’ Instead of Resisting

Monday an Air Force officer who led the sexual assault prevention unit was charged with groping a woman in a parking lot, and now uncovered is more military disregard for women via a jaw dropping brochure containing appalling advice in light of the shocking level of sexual abuse against women in the US military. An Air Force brochure acquired […]

Arkansas Senate votes to cut funding for Sex education, in a state that has one of the highest teen pregnancy rates

The Arkansas state Senate passed a measure on Tuesday to defund Planned Parenthood and all other entities that provide abortions or patient referrals for abortions, and as Salon notes, that includes power and water companies.                         Included in the bill are cuts for funding of […]

The Irony: GOPers pass 'Women's Right to Know Act', forces doctors to falsely link abortion to breast cancer

Lawmakers in Kansas passed an extreme anti-abortion measure Friday night 90-30, hours after the Senate approved it 28-10. Gov. Sam Brownback is expected to sign into law, according to NPR. The bill defines life as beginning at ‘fertilization’ and blocks tax breaks for health care providers that perform abortions. There’s also a clause where a doctor must convey a […]

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