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Ain't You A Woman?: Stand Up For All Your Sisters

Maybe we have not all been that woman. But we have all had a scent of it; maybe even just a glimmer. We have all; each and every one of us women, no matter where we hail from or what we believe, have felt fear under a patriarchal force. 1,060 more words

Important Issues

The RI Democrats Have A Platform?

I assume Providence Phoenix editor Phil Eil lobbied for the party platform of the RI Democratic Party as part of his story about what it means to be a Democrat in Rhode Island. 310 more words

Democratic Party

Playing the ‘imposing’ card in abortion: a red herring

Here’s a typical example of political rhetoric from Cecile Richards:

“A small group of politicians bent on imposing their personal agenda on every Texan have created a health care catastrophe for women of all backgrounds, but especially those who are low income, rural and women of colour. 

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Ireland's acting like the setting of a dystopian novel.

This is the sort of thing that happens when a suicidal woman requests an abortion in Ireland.

The poor girl must have been devastated. She was certainly traumatised enough to go on hunger and fluid strike.

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When Is a Human Being Not a Human Being?

When that human being is a pregnant woman in a country with laws to protect the fetus.

I got so upset reading this (ht jaunte… 583 more words


Weekend reading

The news this week was dominated by the disturbing events in Ferguson, Missouri. More on that to come soon, but in the meantime some other weekend reading recommendations: 82 more words


Abortion Rights: the X(treme) Games

The “pro-life” publication that ran an article suggesting Robin Williams’ depression – and subsequent tragic suicide – was related to a girlfriend’s abortion many years ago hit a new all-time low. 383 more words