Posts Tagged ‘ War on Women ’

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

December 20, 2013
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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…

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

December 19, 2013
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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…

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Texas lawmakers now trying to criminalize abortion at six weeks

July 18, 2013
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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.  …

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GOP, We Have A Better Idea: Tax The Testes

July 6, 2013
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GOP, We Have A Better Idea: Tax The Testes

Written by TurboKitty.  It has come to my attention, that several states across this great nation of ours, are doing their level best to impede Woman’s Civil Rights. I have an answer for that! In as much as men (for the most part), are behind these actions, to take our nation back to pre 16th…

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Video: How Republicans perceive women in 2013

June 8, 2013
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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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Just Like Last Year: Every Lawmaker At House Hearing On Nationwide 20-Week Abortion Ban Is A Man (image)

May 23, 2013
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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…

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

May 7, 2013
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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…

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

April 11, 2013
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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…

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

April 6, 2013
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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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University Administrator to Student Victim of Sexual Assault, Rape is “just like football”

March 26, 2013
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We’re learning a lot about rape lately. For example, last year we were told that some rapes are legitimate and others are not. And now, a school administrator with the University of North Carolina explained to a student who was a victim of sexual assault that rape is “just like football.” Anne Clark said during…

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Texas state senator: Close abortion clinics because (wait for it) men’s rectums sometimes bleed

March 20, 2013
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Texas state senator Donna Campbell (Big-R) spoke in support of the controversial Senate Bill 537 on Tuesday, and her reason is ‘special.’ The bill would force nearly all of the state’s abortion clinics to close, and she cites her reasoning to be because (wait for it) if a man ever suffers from anal bleeding after…

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Here We Go Again: Another Intrusive, Insane Abortion Bill

March 16, 2013
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Here We Go Again: Another Intrusive, Insane Abortion Bill

There is no end to the creative ways Republicans concoct to control women, who are apparently unworthy of the “freedom” that big government hating GOPers rant about. The Republican controlled North Dakota legislature has spawned the country’s strictest abortion laws. The governor has not said whether he’ll sign the bill, but is expected to.  …

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