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Word Cloud: ACTIVIST (REDUX – Women’s History Month)

by NONA BLYTH CLOUD Ask two hundred people on the main streets across America to name American women poets — if they came up with anyone, almost certainly it would be Emily Dickinson, and most would stop there, though  a … Continue reading

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The Vagina Vigilantes Strike Again!: Republican Members of the House of Representatives Vote to Strike Down D.C. Law That Bans Reproductive Discrimination

By Elaine Magliaro Aaron C. Davis of The Washington Post reported last Thursday that the House of Representatives had “voted along party lines late Thursday to strike down a D.C. law on ideological grounds for the first time in almost … Continue reading

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Georgia Conscience Clause: Walmart Pharmacist Refuses to Fill Prescription for Woman Who Suffered a Miscarriage

By Elaine Magliaro A Georgia woman named Brittany Cartrett was about five weeks into her pregnancy when she suffered a miscarriage recently. In order to avoid health problems that could be caused by her miscarriage, Cartrett’s doctor gave her two options: “an … Continue reading

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Colorado State Representative and Wacko Televangelist Gordon Klingenschmitt Says That Brutal Attack on a Pregnant Woman Is “The Curse of God upon America” (VIDEO)

By Elaine Magliaro Last November, I wrote a post about Gordon Klingenschmitt, a far-right Christian zealot and anti-gay televangelist also known as “Dr. Chaps,” who had been “swept into office” in Colorado with just under 70% of the vote. Klingenschmitt, a … Continue reading

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The Eighteenth Post in the “Oh My Achin’ Head” Series: Idaho Lawmaker Asks Doctor If a Swallowed Camera Could be Used for a Gynelogical Exam (VIDEO)

By Elaine Magliaro Here’s a story about an idiot politician from Idaho who is confused about female anatomy. Let me just say that Republican state representative Vito Barbieri sure ain’t an expert on “lady parts.”  Barbieri made news on Monday when he posed … Continue reading

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The Tenth Post in the “Oh My Achin’ Head” Series: Republican Candidate for Congress in Virginia Thinks That Sometimes Incest Is “Voluntary”

BY ELAINE MAGLIARO Bob Marshall, a senior Republican member of the Virginia General Assembly, is running for an open seat in the House of Representatives. He’s a political candidate who has already gained notoriety “for his long track history of … Continue reading

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