Governor: Pregnant Women, Breast Cancer Patients Are Free Health Care Moochers

The absurdity in this sort of thinking tells me that many GOP men say they are anti-gay but their disdain for women makes me wonder… Think Progress Pennsylvania Republicans have decided against expanding Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act, arguing that covering more low-income residents would cost the state too much money. But last week, Gov.… More Governor: Pregnant Women, Breast Cancer Patients Are Free Health Care Moochers

GOP Congressman Channels Todd Akin: ‘The Incidence Of Rape Resulting In Pregnancy Are Very Low’

So, my question is this…are they purposely sabotaging their chances of winning a majority in the Senate or for that matter maintaining their majority in the House?  I truly hope they keep this line of dialogue going at least until the mid-term election. Think Progress Despite Republican strategists’ efforts to keep GOP politicians from making insensitive… More GOP Congressman Channels Todd Akin: ‘The Incidence Of Rape Resulting In Pregnancy Are Very Low’

“Pro-Life” Is A Lie, Here Are 10 More Accurate Descriptions They Won’t Like

Addicting Info There’s a lot of terms floating around that people use to describe themselves when they want to make their position sound more appealing, even if those terms are a completely (and very deliberately) misleading. One such lie term is “pro-life.” John Fugelsang said it best: “Only in America can you be pro-death penalty, pro-war, pro-unmanned… More “Pro-Life” Is A Lie, Here Are 10 More Accurate Descriptions They Won’t Like

In Just Three Months, States Proposed An Astonishing 694 Provisions About Reproduction

Think about that for a second.  A majority of male politicians across the country have proposed over 690 provisions about reproduction.  It’s amazing and horrifying all at once… Think Progress In the first quarter of 2013, states have proposed 694 provisions related to a woman’s body, how she gets pregnant, or how she chooses to end… More In Just Three Months, States Proposed An Astonishing 694 Provisions About Reproduction

Schools Force Children To Take Pregnancy Test Or Face Expulsion

Now they’re targeting teenage girls…sheesh! Addicting Info A Charter school in Delhi, Louisiana has mandated that it must be allowed to see inside a girl’s uterusif she wants to attend their classes. If she objects to this invasion of privacy – or, worse, submits and has a positive pregnancy test – she risks being banned from the school,… More Schools Force Children To Take Pregnancy Test Or Face Expulsion

Dekalb County Police: it’s within policy for our officers to kick pregnant women in the stomach

This makes me ill… BoingBoing When Dekalb County, Ga., police officer Jerad Wheeler tased her brother, Raven Dozie started crying and demanding to know why.  Wheeler kicked the heavily-pregnant woman in the stomach. While he is now under criminal investigation, his superiors on the force squelched an internal affairs complaint and explicitly approve of his… More Dekalb County Police: it’s within policy for our officers to kick pregnant women in the stomach

Georgia lawmaker compares women to cows and pigs

There’s gotta be something in the water, or the red dirt or some other anomaly that make some of  these “southern gentlemen” say the most batsh*t crazy things! The Raw Story Republican Georgia state Rep. Terry England says that his experience with cows, pigs and chickens has proven to him that women should be forced to have… More Georgia lawmaker compares women to cows and pigs

CNN Contributor Dana Loesch Defends Virginia ‘State-Sponsored Rape’ Bill As No Different Than Consensual Sex

Dana Loesch received an Accuracy In Media award from CPAC last week.  I’m not sure why, except that to CPAC folks, lying about an issue is called accuracy in their world. Think Progress This week, a Virginia state House committee overwhelmingly approved a bill requiring women to receive an ultrasound before they can have an… More CNN Contributor Dana Loesch Defends Virginia ‘State-Sponsored Rape’ Bill As No Different Than Consensual Sex

Pregnant Seattle protester miscarries after being kicked, pepper sprayed

The Raw Story A woman who was pepper sprayed during during a raid on Occupy Seattle last week is blaming police after she miscarried Sunday. Jennifer Fox, 19, told The Stranger that she had been with the Occupy protests since they started in Westlake Park. She said she was homeless and three months pregnant, but felt the need… More Pregnant Seattle protester miscarries after being kicked, pepper sprayed

TSA Agents Confiscate Pregnant Woman’s Insulin

If I say that our country’s  TSA agents are the most incompetent in the world, would that be too harsh? AOL  TSA agents confiscated a pregnant woman’s insulin at Denver International Airport, prompting her and her husband to file a formal complaint with the agency, reports ABC 7 News. The woman, who asked to remain nameless,… More TSA Agents Confiscate Pregnant Woman’s Insulin