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Going Native, Part II: A Rant for the Ladies. Birth Control!

***WARNING. THIS IS A MONSTER OF A POST I’VE BEEN WORKING ON FOR ABOUT 20 DAYS. AND IT GETS TO THE NITTY-GRITTY. TMI potential is high. 7,022 more words

Girl Talk

Ode to Rick Santorum

Alas, our time together was so short, 

Who will hate gays, and women, stick up for the Fetus and Zygote?

The sweater vests that will never be worn. 87 more words

Opinion

Dear Politician, My Eyes Are Up Here.

There is something ugly going on in the United States of America; a country frightened by the idea of ungoverned female sexuality while at the same time glamorizing sexuality as the only thing which gives a woman worth. 993 more words

Return To America

My Two Cents on the Birth Control Debate

I know, I know, I haven’t been posting much lately, and for that I’m sorry.  I seem to go through slumps with my writing, and I’ve definitely been in one lately.   1,065 more words

Debt, Spending, And Austrian Economics

The Birth Control Debate

Via a link on Reason.com’s blog, a real illuminating article from Virginia Postrel about birth control pills. The whole Sandra Fluke controversy wouldn’t exist if government barriers on selling birth control over-the-counter were removed. 15 more words

Health Care

According to Limbaugh, I, too, am a "slut"

I know that in writing this, I only echo what millions of women have already said. I will miss many points, but I count on others to make them. 648 more words

Blitherings

Thousands of women in U.S. lose access to subsidized birth control despite evidence the cuts will actually raise costs

  • Biggest impact being felt in Texas
  • Lawmakers say they have no choice
  • Cuts could cost more than save – study

By Stephanie Simon

Even as a national debate rages over contraception insurance, tens of thousands of low-income women and teenagers across the United States have lost access to subsidized birth control as states slash and restructure family planning funds.

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