I’ve never been much of an internets troll, that is, until this morning. The new feminist blog on the Washington Post, She the People, reports how thousands of women (and some men) have been posting ironic remarks on Gov. Rick Perry’s Facebook page in protest to his cutting funding for Planned Parenthood, his infamous transvaginal ultrasound […]
From The ObamaCrat: United Against The War On Women: Has local, national and international Facebook group links with dates and places. Check it out! We’ll keep an eye out for this event as well. By Juliana Jiménez
It was too late for Rush Limbaugh. Maybe it was the petition we posted here in Femination, maybe it was the brave and awe-inspiring media backlash, Obama’s condemnation, or the six advertisers that pulled out of his program, but Limbaugh, four days after his attack, finally apologized, much to our pleasure. But his apology sucked, and kept […]
By Juliana Jiménez The Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee has this online petition for Rush Limbaugh to apologize for his recent comments on Sandra Fluke, the Georgetown law student who testified in favor of contraception. (I’d like a petition to get him off the air, personally, but this is a start). Here’s an excerpt from the petition’s […]
By Juliana Jiménez Sandra Fluke is the Georgetown Law student who was denied testifying in the Contraception Congress hearing, the famous one with all the dudes, because she wasn’t relevant. Later, Democrats held a mock hearing and let Fluke speak about the dangers of denying women contraception. She was a lone female voice almost drowned […]
By Juliana Jiménez The Obama administration announced on Jan. 20 that all FDA-approved forms of contraception must be covered by most insurers without a co-pay, co-insurance or a deductible paid by the patient, starting Aug. 1, 2012. The original ruling provided an exemption for churches, synagogues, and some primary and secondary religious schools. That was not enough for the U.S. […]
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