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Another Republican is accusing Planned Parenthood of using the Girl Scouts as a place to train and mold radical feminists. This might be the most absurd of the attacks from the right yet. But let’s ask a serious question here. How does this attack play with the young women who are, or were, Girl Scouts?
Our servicewomen deserve better than this.
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) takes the war on women to a new level. Will it come back to bite him in the recall election?
Texas will just not stop with the legislative attacks on choice. This time it is targeting providers using administrative rulemaking to accomplish what it couldn’t pass through the legislature.
The Republicans can’t seem to legislate worth a darn, but they can definitely create a Twitter trend.
Workplace pregnancy discrimination claims are on the rise, and just in time to coincide with a roll-back of the protections designed to discourage discrimination in the first place.
Anti-choice activists are once again targeting college campuses. Does this strategy really work?
Not only are mandatory ultrasound bills the product of “model” legislation crafted by the political advocacy group Americans United for Life, they come with their own saleswoman to offer trainings on how to trick women into visiting crisis pregnancy centers.
Video game manufacturer EA Games claims it is being politically harassed over LGBT content in games.
Consumer advocates targeted almost 3000 hospitals urging them to drop the practice of distributing free samples of formula they claim entangles healthcare providers in pharmaceutical and food manufacturers’ marketing and could be seen as an endorsement.
Rush Limbaugh must be feeling the heat from Mike Huckabee and the fact that he’s now off the air in Philadelphia because he really did just call President Obama the “generalissimo” in the “real” war on women.
Did you know that Ashley Judd is awesome? If you don’t believe me read this.
Speaking of awesome, our own Cindy Samuels shares what it was like to work with Mike Wallace. What a story.
Elizabeth Warren is running one serious campaign. I can’t wait to see what she does as Senator.
Finally, I couldn’t agree more: we need more girl nerds.
We’ll be back tomorrow with the latest in the best and the worst from the War on Women. So long as the battle rages, we’ll cover the latest, so please check back!
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