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We’ve seen our share of brilliant Freudian slips during the Republican primary, but this might be the best of all. Just what does the GOP mean when it compares the War on Women to a War on Caterpillars?
Democrats tell Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-OH) to step off the attacks on gay veterans.
Does anybody want to see Mitt Romney unzipped?
It was only matter of time: anti-choice activists have started protesting outside of fertility clinics.
Just how bad are the medical malpractice shields in the anti-abortion bills? Real bad.
Mississippi only has one abortion clinic and it doesn’t plan on getting legislated out of existence.
20 week abortion bans are under nearly law in Arizona and Georgia and should they pass we can expect more tragedies like this. But there’s still time to act. Let’s kill the bills in Arizona and Georgia.
Women in Kansas won a round as a federal judge ruled there is reason to believe the state’s ban on insurance coverage for abortion was intended to discourage women from seeking abortions and therefore unconstitutional.
It’s hard to deny the existence of rape culture when so many teenagers believe Rihanna deserved to be the victim of domestic violence.
Should we be wasting our time with the crusade against saggy pants?
A lesbian was awarded $1.6 million after her boss forced prayer for her soul. At some point these folks have to realize just how expensive discrimination is, right?
When they do, maybe they can explain it to the PGA.
Just in case there was any doubt, the Pope isn’t planning on allowing women priests anytime soon.
Finally: when Hillary Clinton texts.
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